Accounting Assistant - AP

  • Location

    Richmond, British Columbia

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Horizon Recruitment is conducting a search for an Accounting Assistant - AP for a large manufacturing company with geographically dispersed operations. Our client is an ever growing player in their industry and offers an excellent opportunity for a career oriented accountant with a "can do" attitude. Our client is very flexible and is more focused on finding the right fit. They are even open to training a new graduate who is just starting out in their accounting career.


  • Match, code and enter invoices in multiple ERP systems
  • Responsible for weekly cheque runs
  • Ensure that Accounts Payable, general ledger accounts and sub ledgers are reconciled at the end of each period; investigate discrepancies and follow up accordingly
  • Ensure all invoices are processed in a timely fashion, follow up with plant personnel and vendors for pending invoices.
  • Support operations staff with inventory reconciliations and maintain inventory sub ledgers
  • Reconcile bank accounts
  • Post journal entries and update continuity schedules (prepaid accounts, accrued liabilities)
  • Assist the accounting and finance team with period end tasks as required


  • Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Accounting
  • Enrollment in the CPA program is an asset
  • 1 - 2 years experience in an AP role would be ideal
  • Intermediate to advanced working knowledge of Excel
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly
  • Familiarity with using an ERP system is an asset

**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

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