Job Details


Requisition Number 18-0188
Post Date 4/13/2018
Title Accounts Payable Specialist
City Toronto
State ON
Description Job Title: Accounts Payable Specialist
Department: Finance
Reporting to: Director, Finance



Summary: This position is primarily responsible for receiving, verifying, processing and reconciling invoices and purchase orders.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Process purchase order requests ensuring proper authorization and approvals are obtained
• Match purchase orders with invoices, ensure goods received before issuance of payments
• Charge expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports
• Pay vendors by monitoring discount opportunities; verifying federal id numbers; scheduling and preparing checks; resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; insuring credit is received for outstanding memos; issuing stop-payments or purchase order amendments.
• Pay employees by receiving and verifying expense reports and requests
• Verify vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.
• Reconcile processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.
• Create AP related reports upon request
• Resolve any accounts payable issues or concerns that arise with vendors
• Perform other duties as assigned
Requirements Required Skills:
• At least 1-2 years of AP experience
• Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
• Must pay attention to detail and be thorough
• Excellent communication, problem solving and analytical skills
• Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment
• Basic understanding of fundamental accounting skills
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