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Accounts Payable Clerk

Reference ID: R-2019-836

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Company: Finning Canada

Posting End Date: Mar 20, 2019

Number of Opening: 1

Worker Type: Permanent

Position Overview: Accounts Payable Clerk Provide data entry in an accurate and timely manner as well as provide assistance to the accounts payable branch contacts. Accounts Receivable Clerk Process and allocate daily payments accurately to the appropriate customer accounts. Explore DBS and CODA systems to ensure correct customer accounts are credited with the payments, followed up with speedy allocations of payments so collection department can follow up on accounts.

Job Description:

Major Job Functions:
  • Data entering of bills, payables and invoices in Procure-It, CODA and related accounting systems to ensure the processing of invoices and cheque requisitions
  • Respond to questions and concerns regarding accounts payable from branches and vendors
  • Investigate issues in regards to unpaid or incorrect invoices
  • Timely and accurate data entry of bills, payables and invoices
  • Contacting vendors, both internal and external, on a regular basis to deal with any issues or corrections that may arise
  • Represent the company in an ethical and professional manner and maintain confidentiality
  • Speedy allocations of payments to correct invoices as per customer or collector request
  • Research unallocated payments by corresponding with Finning branch employees and collection personnel to maintain accurate and current customer accounts
  • Enter and allocate all payments received by cheque, credit card, direct deposit, fax deposit, cash and deposits from remote branches to the appropriate accounts
  • Ensure that general ledger payments are assigned to the correct codes for accurate reporting
  • Compile daily activity reports and print invoices and statements as per request


Specific Skills & Knowledge:
  • Ability to work under stress with tight deadlines
  • Time management, prioritization, and independent problem solving
  • Solid organizational, interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Concise clear written and verbal communications
  • Ensure presentation of information is professional, timely and accurate
  • Ability to continue to learn and develop
  • Must have advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications and internal systems would be considered an asset


Education & Experience:
  • Possess a grade 12 diploma and/or related post-secondary education
  • Have general accounting knowledge, as well as accounts payable/receivable experience


We are committed to diversity at Finning, to building and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce and as an equal opportunity employer we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Finning does not discriminate against applicants based on genders, races, national and ethnic origins, religions, ages, sexual orientation, marital and family status, and/or mental or physical disabilities.

Posted: March 22, 2019
Closes: May 21, 2019