Accounting Assistant - AP

  • Location

    Richmond, Canada

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Contact:

    Jim Huynh

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  • Published:

    almost 4 years ago

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Horizon Recruitment is conducting a search for an Accounting Assistant 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. While the role will be initially focused on accounts payable, this person will be expected to contribute in other areas of accounting and support the Accounting Manager.


  • 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

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in an AP role

  • Intermediate to advanced working knowledge of Excel

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly

**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.