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Accounts Payable Clerk

Ottawa, ON K1P 5H2

Posted: 10/04/2023 Employment Type: Temporary Specialization: Accounting/Finance/Tax Job Number: 29384

Job Description

Our client is an exciting NGO that has been recently funded by the government to drive women’s initiatives domestically and abroad. Established in 2019, our client was given a federal mandate to help develop innovative programming worldwide for gender equality across the globe. As the organization has grown tremendously in a short period and has well-established global programs, the finance team has been looking for some extra help leading up to the last quarter of 2023. Share their vision? The finance team needs support.

We are currently searching for a temporary Accounts Payable Clerk to help the Director of Finance. This is an immediate temporary role to help the finance team catch up and maintain the flow of the AP function. You will be working in a QuickBooks environment, where you will be expected to verify expense claims, ensure vendor information and invoices are properly input, and assist in maintaining the best practices and internal controls for the accounts payable function. Reconciling vendor statements, researching and issuing payments in multi-currency, and ensuring payments are accurate and have the appropriate approvals is critical. The AP Clerk will be an excellent team player who isn’t afraid to communicate internally with leaders or externally with vendors and suppliers.

The ideal candidate will bring a minimum of 3 years of experience working in AP. You will have completed a post-secondary education in accounting and know how to apply your academia to practical use. You will have exceptional attention to detail and demonstrate your ability to pick up new processes while meeting multiple tight deadlines will be needed. Our client is looking for someone who can handle a fast-paced environment but can allocate appropriate time to complete tasks within timelines and done properly. We are looking for a team player who can also work autonomously while taking direction and running with it.

What will make you stand out:
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Excellent understanding of the AP processes
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience working in a fast-paced and high-volume environment
  • Available immediately for temporary work

What will make you stand out:
  • 2+ years of full cycle accounts payable
  • Excellent ability to adapt to new systems
  • A genuine interest in women’s rights and gender issues
  • Proven attention to detail
  • Ability to take your responsibilities and run with it

Please contact us at mbranker@recruitinginmotion.Ca if you are immediately available for temporary or contract work, and love the accounts payable function.
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