Accounts Payable Assistant

Mississauga, ON

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Accounting Job Number: 64695

Position:  Accounts Payable Assistant 

Location: South Mississauga, ON (Queensway and Dixie area) 

Hours: 8am to 4pm - flexible

Salary: Up to $42K (depending on experience) + benefits

Tasty Perk:  Pizza

Our Mississauga client is looking for an Accounts Payable Assistant with experience in the manufacturing industry. This company has been deemed as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies. This is a family owned private operation which has been in business for decades and has achieved incredible growth by continuously improving their products and processes. If you are looking for an exciting place to work and have Accounts Payable experience in the manufacturing industry with knowledge of inventory, this could be the position for you!

The Accounts Payable Assistant will be responsible for maintaining and controlling current and complete records of all supplier accounts to ensure accuracy and prompt processing of payment. Our client is continuously trying to improve their systems and is always open to innovative ideas and suggestions. The company has a history of cross training their employees in other departments so there is always room for growth and advancement.  The average tenure for employees is 10 to 15 years!


  • Responsible for validating purchase orders against packing slips and invoices to ensure accuracy
  • Communicate with suppliers to address any issues with received goods
  • Maintain an ongoing review of all suppliers to assess their effectiveness and reliability
  • Prepare invoices to be paid and present cheques for authorization to office manager
  • Maintain detailed records of all suppliers and update files as required with new supplier information
  • Assist Accounts Receivable with various duties as required
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy
  • Assist with other projects as needed


  • Minimum of two years of experience in Accounts Payable in an inventory and manufacturing environment
  • Strong attention to detail and a positive attitude
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize while working in a fast-paced environment
  • Post-Secondary education in Accounting or Finance is an asset
  • Knowledge of UNIX is an asset


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