ABOUT THIS CAREER OPPORTUNITY

Black & McDonald’s Southern Ontario team is growing! If you are committed and collaborative professional looking to contribute to a hard-working, innovative team, this opportunity is for you.

The Accounts Payable Manager is located in Markham, Ontario and typically reports directly to the Regional Controller. Their primary focus is full supervision of the Accounts Payable team under the direction of Accounting & Finance. The AP team is comprised of 6-8 staff. This is a contract position of 1.5 years with the possibility of extension. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Review and manage a team of accounts payable administrators
  • Train team as required
  • Reviews and processes accounts payable transactions accurately and timely, ensuring proper procedures are followed and deadlines are met
  • Manage vendor accounts and reconcile vendor statements monthly and responding to their inquiries on a timely basis
  • Accurate posting of invoices using three way match, two way match and standard voucher
  • Posting of employee expenses and review of coding
  • Obtaining required approval of invoices prior to posting and/or payment
  • Address any invoice discrepancies
  • Maintain Accounts payable days at 45 days or more
  • Prepare weekly cash requirements for EFT, cheque and online bill payments
  • Complete detailed cost coding of vendor invoices in excel format
  • Responsible for maintaining a schedule of accounts payable to ensure that bill payments are prioritized for cash-flow management
  • Communicates with vendors and internal customers, when necessary, to correct and modify invoices/payments
  • Processes various reports, audits, and/or reconciliations including the creation of adhoc reporting monthly, quarterly, annually
  • Work with auditors with respect to A/P inquiries
  • Preparation of filing for T5018 Subcontractor payments

COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS

  • Change Orientation
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Continuous Learning
  • Customer Focus
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable
  • Problem Solving and Innovation
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Values and Respects Others
  • Coaches and Develops
  • Maximizes Business Performance and Team Effectiveness

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • University/College degree in related field including knowledge and understanding of basic accounting concepts
  • Accounts payable certification (preferred)

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 5-10 years of experience in a senior level Accounts Payable position
  • Minimum 5 years of Accounts Payable Supervisory experience
  • Experience in the Construction Sector is required
  • Demonstrated management, leadership and motivational skills

SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Sound understanding of general ledger accounts and coding of expense reports
  • Familiar with sales taxes and GST/HST across Canada
  • JD Edwards knowledge at the intermediate level is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with a variety of people and answer queries in a professional manner
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Flexible team player with the ability to function independently while working in a team environment
  • Proven ability to accurately handle high volume of transactions, meet deadlines and prioritize workload in a fast paced environment
  • Advanced skills with Excel, Outlook, MS Office Word
  • Criminal Background Check required

Black & McDonald welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.