Accountant – Accounts Payable

Vaco Lannick

About the OpportunityThe Accountant – Accounts Payable support a variety of activities including invoice entry, payment run processing, assisting members and vendors with inquiries, as well as assisting with the day to-day general accounting functions of the Federation. The Accountant – Accounts Payable will be responsible for processing and ensuring the accuracy of invoices for all Federation departments, in accordance with the policies of OSSTF/FEESO and applicable Canadian standards. The incumbent reports directly to the Financial Controller, Operational Services DivisionCode, enter and process invoices through AP automation system BeanworksExport and synchronize approved invoices and expense vouchers from AP automation tool into accounting software. Reconcile exported batch from AP automation tool to AP subledger in accounting software.Print cheques, process EFT through accounting software and Cash Management Online CMOCompile and analyze general ledger details and account balances to assist Financial Controller and/or CFO in year end budget preparationPrepare and maintain of prepayment schedules, multiyear contracts, and provide reports to Financial Controller and/or CFO as requestedPrepare vendors’, using accounting database and excel analytical skills, such as “vlookup”, “if”, “sumif”, “iferror”, date functions, pivot table, etcAssisting accounting team during and after OSSTF/FEESO strike actions. This may include but not limited to collecting and verifying members’ personal information, helping to print strike cheque, subsequent benefits and pension top ups reimbursementPerform clerical duties, such as updating vendor database, word processing, maintaining filing and record systemsEnsure confidentiality is maintained in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act or other related and applicable legislationCorrespond with vendors, members, respond to inquiries, and maintain vendor filesProvide supporting documentation and accounting schedules from accounting software for auditsTrack letters, invoices, payments, and statementsPerform other duties as assigned by the Financial Controller and/or Senior ManagementAbout YouCompletion of a two (2) year certificate or diploma in accounting at community college level or four (4) year apprenticeship program or equivalent studyMinimum three (3) years experience with full cycle Accounts PayableDemonstrated knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Standards GAAPProficient use of Microsoft Office suite and advanced Excel expertiseExperience in Sage 300 and Sage 50 is an assetRequires close attention to detail and accuracyExcellent interpersonal and communication skillsMust be able to utilize time management, set priorities to meet tight deadlinesUnderstanding of and commitment to confidentialitySalary$58,396/yearHow to ApplyClick the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please note that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote #339376You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.