Sr. Accounts Payable Analyst
Compensation: ideally up to $70k (potentially higher)
Reports to: AP Supervisor
Location: Central/East GTA
Our retained client, a private, global, manufacturing company, has engaged The STORY Group to recruit for a Sr. AP Analyst role.
In this newly created role, Sr. AP Analyst will be asked to participate in both day to day tactical tasks as well as focusing on more strategic elements of the AP function (analytics, process improvements, automation, and system implementation(s).
The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, thrives in working cross-functionally, is proactive, and has a desire to succeed.
KEY FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The specific responsibilities of the role, while not limited to, include:
Coordinate with various departments and maintain records for account payables
Maintain all vendor master data in ERP including but not limited to payment terms, contracts
Maintain and prepare vouchers for all processes and record all invoices with appropriate coding and controls
Collaborate with suppliers and resolve all issues for assigned vendor base
Monitor all invoices and accounting issues, resolve any escalated issues for same.
Maintain and update all applicable journal entries
Perform month end closing procedures including but not limited to cut-off and ongoing reconciliations including GL to sub-ledger
Assist Finance/Procurement teams on various projects
Administer all expenses, monitor reimbursements and ensure work according to corporate expense policy with Concur operating environment
Analyze processes, recommend improvements for same and manage all internal controls on documents
Prepare reports for reconciliation and ledger accounts and submit it to accounts manager.
Compile and analyze all key metrics and prepare appropriate documents for reporting.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
Following are the minimum requirements for the position:
Post-secondary education (preferred), pursuing designation (nice to have)
5+ years relevant experience in similar scope role working within formal ERP environment (or informal transitioning into formal)
Strong communication and interpersonal skills (top priority)
Able to operate autonomously and willing to proactively manage assigned tasks recommending changes where opportunities exist
Willing to take on new assignments without fear of failure
Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills
Analytical/detailed approach to assigned tasks
The STORY Group is committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Upon request, suitable accommodations are available under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) to applicants invited to an interview.