Accounts Payable Specialist

Job Details

LocationTecumseh, ON, Canada
Job TypeTemp-to-Direct

Job Description

Our client; an industry leader in the manufacture and distribution of non-motorized water sport equipment is looking for an Accounts Payable Specialist to join their growing team.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Receive invoices from vendors; process payments by matching purchasing, receiving and invoice documents. Ensure legitimacy of vendor invoices
  • Maintain accurate A/P aging reports, daily, weekly, or as needed
  • Forecast weekly payment requirements and recurring costs; prepare weekly payment run (electronic checks, ACH, wires, and manual checks)
  • Assign correct distribution to expense accounts for all purchases
  • Identify improvements to the company’s Procure-to-Pay processes to improve efficiency
  • Process employee expense reports and reconcile with receipts and supporting documents; reconcile approved credit card receipts to statements
  • Responsible for annual 1099 filings
  • Set up approved new vendors in ERP system and obtain all relevant tax documents (Canadian and US)


  • 5 years of progressive experience with high volume accounts payable processing environment
  • Strong understanding of GAAP accounting principles
  • Proficient in Sage 100 and Beanworks AP Automation
  • Attention to detail and accuracy with strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Sense of urgency.
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