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Accounts Payable Specialist (strong Accounting focus) – Calgary, AB

by Executive Solutions  |  02.09.20 | 16:37

Reporting to the Senior Accountant you will actively contribute to the efficient and effective workings of the accounting department by executing daily tasks with a strong attention to detail and responsibility for processing, recording, updating and reconciling information in compliance with established policies.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Processing AP and performing reconciliations;
  • Ensuring all documentation is approved by appropriately;
  • Assisting in month end close and year end procedures including accounts payable and expense analysis;
  • Processing payment batches, including cheques, wires and EFT’s for payment and approval;
  • Reconciling monthly credit card accounts, as well as petty cash;
  • Assisting with daily cash management and cash forecasting processes;
  • Responding to vendor inquiries as well as from internal customers;
  • Processing and analysing credit applications;
  • Scanning, filing and data retention for the Accounts Payable department;
  • Documentation of all accounts payable processes and communication of ideas for improvement;
  • Journal entries as required;
  • Bank reconciliations as required;
  • Special projects as assigned


  • Strong work ethic, with 2-5 years’ experience (MAXIMUM) in a fast-paced environment;
  • Diploma or Degree with a focus on accounting – note a CPA is NOT required for this role;
  • Experience in the manufacturing industry with a working knowledge of operational accounting is an asset;
  • Experience with processing a high volume of invoices;
  • Experience with Concur is an asset;
  • Personable team player;
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Impeccable attention to detail;
  • Strong time management and organizational skills;
  • Ability to work independently and willing to assist others when needed;
  • Demonstrate initiative, accountability, and diligence in follow-through;
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft office.

If you meet the criteria set out above, live in the Calgary area and are legally eligible to work in Canada without sponsorship please forward your resume:

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