Accounting Assistant (AP)

  • Location

    Abbotsford, British Columbia

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Horizon Recruitment is recruiting for an Accounting Assistant (AP) with a fantastic client in Langley Township just off Highway # 1, on the Abbotsford / Langley border. This role is a key accounting support function within this repackaging and distribution business. This role is most suitable for a detail-oriented, well organized, and highly motivated individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment knowing that others will rely and depend on the execution of their work. Reliable transportation is required as this location is not transit accessible.



  • Accounting/Accounts Payable Functions:
  • Maintain AP inbox, review, sort, process legitimate and accurate invoices into ERP System. This includes coding items to the correct GL accounts.
  • Maintain accounts payable rate sheets, accounts payable files and contract binder as approvals to pay.
  • Entering freight invoices into tracking spreadsheet (CORP).
  • Acquiring all necessary approvals and backup information prior to payment.
  • Paying vendors within terms (prepare biweekly cheque run).
  • Reconciling and maintaining the corporate credit card.
  • Calculating and issuing payments to brokers\agents.
  • Creating and managing a filing system to use for correspondence and backup.
  • Respond to queries from our internal and external clients in a timely and professional manner.
  • Complete vendor credit applications.
  • Ensure completion of monthly employee expense reports
  • Maintain and reconcile monthly petty cash expenditures and ensure balance on hand is adequate.
  • Assist with other projects as needed.


  • 1-2 years of prior AP/AR or related accounting experience
  • Self-starter, can work independently with minimal direction
  • Enthusiastic and approachable personality
  • Exceptional administrative, organizational skills and time management
  • Strong collaboration skills within a team environment
  • MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Diploma in Business Administration an asset
  • Previous experience within a fast-paced environment beneficial
  • Initiative and process improvement skills appreciated
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines with minimal supervision

Our client offers:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Full-Time and Long-Term Employment (7:30am to 4:00pm Monday through Friday)
  • Opportunity for growth and development in a growing company
  • Group Benefits (Health Spending Account)
  • Personalized training
  • Free parking space
  • Fun and creative work environment

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance and Supply Chain.

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