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Accounts Payable Accountant

Etobicoke, ON

Posted: 07/04/2024 Employment Type: Full-Time Specialization: Accounting/Finance/Tax Job Number: 31223

Job Description

About Our Client:

Our client, a premier distributor of food products, is seeking a detail-oriented and experienced Accounts Payable and Receivable Specialist to join their team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for efficiently managing accounts payable processes, ensuring timely processing and verification of invoices, and maintaining accurate financial records. Additionally, they will oversee accounts receivable functions, conducting collections on overdue invoices and fostering positive relationships with vendors.

Responsibilities:

  • Receive, process, and verify invoices in a timely manner.
  • Ensure all invoices are authorized and processed according to established terms on a weekly basis.
  • Update the Accounts Receivable sub-ledger and conduct collections on overdue invoices.
  • Set up and update customer information.
  • Provide an updated Accounts Receivable aging report to management weekly.
  • Reconcile vendors' statements of account.
  • Review vendor statements, resolve discrepancies, and maintain positive relationships with vendors.
  • File supplier invoices, accounts receivable, and other documents accordingly.
  • Follow up on discrepancies in payment and address any related issues.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to resolve billing or payment issues.
  • Handle incoming mail, including opening, sorting, and distributing among the accounting team.
  • Perform other reasonable duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary diploma in accounting or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years of working experience in accounts payable and accounts receivable processes.
  • Solid understanding of accounts payable and receivable principles.
  • Proven ability to calculate, post, and manage accounting figures and financial records.
  • Strong data analysis skills.
  • Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and accounting software.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
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