Accounts Payable Clerk

  • Location

    Surrey, British Columbia

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Horizon Recruitment has an immediate requirement for a capable and committed Accounts Payable Clerk. Reporting to the Corporate Controller, this position is responsible for processing accounts payable invoices and performing other payables duties in a timely and efficient manner. Our client has a rich history of growth in the utilities and space and provide a solid opportunity for a strong career of consistency and reliability. If you are in the Surrey or the valley this could be great opportunity to work close to home with a solid team. Our client values work/life balance and offers great compensation, vacation and benefits.


  • Enter a high volume of invoices accurately and efficiently.
  • Process weekly and adhoc AP payment runs
  • Manage and monitor the AP Email inbox
  • Maintain a working knowledge of how workflows are applied for invoice approvals and administering accordingly
  • Maintain a working knowledge of how Purchase Order systems work; reconciling and posting invoices accordingly
  • Perform accurate and timely invoice accrual reports for month-end processing
  • Maintain a working knowledge of taxes, including PST and how it is applied across different provinces
  • Prepares quarterly IFTA (International Fuel Tax) reports
  • Posts monthly Credit Card entries and prepares monthly reconciliations
  • Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording entries.
  • Actively manage vendor accounts, ensuring that credits are received for outstanding memos.
  • Maintains accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions.
  • Verify vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.
  • Protects the organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
  • Accomplish accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  • Meets monthly Key Performance Indicators 



  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Strong Analytical skills and high attention to detail
  • Experience working in a multi-company, cost center environment
  • Intermediate knowledge of Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Strong positive “can do” attitude and approach to responsibilities
  • Ability to work independently and with all levels of staff within the company
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to shift priorities and reach varying deadlines
  • Ability to maintain long-standing vendor relationships
  • Basic understanding of accounting concepts
  • General math skills
  • Must be comfortable working from the office in a paperless AP environment
  • Post-secondary diploma in Accounting
  • 3+ years experience in a similar role and high volume environment
  • 3+ years experience in the construction/utility industry or project-based company

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.