AR / AP Clerk - Food Industry

Mississauga, ON

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Accounting Job Number: 63353
Position:    AR / AP Clerk - Food Industry
Location:   South Mississauga
Hours:       8am to 4pm
Salary:       $40 - $45K plus Benefits

Our client is in the food manufacturing industry and one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies is looking for an Accounts Receivable Assistant to add to their team. This is a family owned company who has been in the business for over 50 years and has achieved incredible growth by continuously improving their products and processes. This is the type of company that values its members and many employees have built long careers ranging from 10 to 40years!

The successful candidate will report to the Financial Controller and have experience in an A/R role from the food manufacturing industry and be able to wear many hats. You will learn the A/P function as well and become one of their Floaters, helping as needed. 

Because this is not a corporate environment, you have more flexibility to make contributions that can bring about change.  If you get your work done, your boss will give you complete independence.  There is never a dull moment and a sense of humour will get you through the day!

Do you have accounting experience working with Clients such as Costco, Walmart, Loblaws, Sobeys etc.?

If you are a hard worker looking for a chance to prove yourself and grow and have A/R experience working within food manufacturing, this is the right place for you!  If you can’t resist the aroma of Italian food, this could be your dream job.


  • Keep track and process & setup new accounts and incoming payments in compliance with financial policies and procedures
  • Perform day to day financial transactions including verifying, classifying, computing, posting and recording accounts receivable
  • Prepare invoices and bank deposits
  • Reconcile the accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted.
  • Verify discrepancies and resolve clients’ billing issues
  • Verify deductions with appropriate backup. Resolve deduction discrepancies with customers.
  • Complete truck distribution sheet process as well as record freight amounts
  • Prepare backup pertaining to commission
  • Assist Accounts Payable with minor tasks as needed



  • Minimum 2 years experience in Accounts Receivables within the food manufacturing sector
  • Strong experience investigating and reconciling deductions on invoices
  • Post Secondary education in an Accounting program is an asset
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience working with Clients such as Costco, Walmart, Loblaws, Sobeys etc.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with MS Office Suite, especially Excel
  • EDI and UNIX exposure is an asset

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