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Job Description

Job Number
Job Title
Accounts Payable Clerk
ASC : Finance
Whitby, Ontario


Accounts Payable Clerk

Reports To:

VP, Finance



Position Overview

The Accounts Payable (A/P) Clerk is directly responsible for performing data entry and related duties in disbursing non-payroll accounts to payable individuals, suppliers, corporations and other entities. This position involves diplomatic interaction to provide billing information and support in order to facilitate daily bank reconciliations.

Essential Job Functions
  • Collaborate with the Controller or Finance Manager to maintain collection goals and general A/P performance levels
  • Audit purchase requests for materials, supplies, equipment and other collateral; verify that orders are charged to the proper accounts
  • Post and reconcile company payments to general ledgers
  • Post A/P data to profit/loss reports, balance sheets, income statements and other documentation
  • Review all credit balances, refunds and adjustments; apply adjustments and/or corrections to corporate billing records
  • Ensure the strict confidentiality and privacy of financial records as they relate to the organization and its business partners
  • Investigate payment problems while following corporate A/P policies and procedures
  • Provide administrative support to the Finance team

Job Requirements
  • Post-secondary diploma in Accounting
  • 0-2 years’ experience in the Finance field
  • Dealing with confidential information
  • Basic knowledge of accounting systems, budgets and internal controls
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office productivity suite

Work Conditions
  • Extensive telephone use
  • Ability to attend and conduct presentations
  • Manual dexterity required for desktop computer usage and peripherals
  • Overtime may occasionally be required