Accounts Payable Clerk - Contract

Toronto, ON

Employment Type: Temporary Industry: Accounting Job Number: 64330
Accounts Payable Clerk - Contract
Duration: 6-month contract
Location: Toronto
Compensation: Up to $25 per hour
Our client, a global leader in the financial services and asset management sector, is looking for an Accounts Payable Clerk to join their team for a 6-month contract! The Accounts Payable Clerk is primarily responsible for, but are not limited to, reviewing and coding invoices for multiple properties in a timely manner; working with employees and vendors to resolve all accounts payable inquiries in a timely manner; organizing and maintaining A/P files and other documents, as well as assisting in other accounting functions as necessary.
  • Carry out clerical functions as required to support various departments; filing, cheque matching, answering AP internal and external inquiries, etc.
  • Ensure invoices are correctly recorded and accounted under the proper general ledger accounts
  • Track and process employee expense reports
  • Respond to vendor inquiries and communicate with vendors and internal departments to ensure any discrepancies are resolved and bills are paid on a timely basis
  • Reconcile vendor statements on monthly basis
  • Investigate payment problems while following corporate A/P policies and procedures
  • Work closely with teams inside the department, across the organization and with external groups as required
  • Prepare weekly payment runs, print cheques and file backups and process rush cheques as required
  • Prepare packages of cheques requiring signatures for review
  • Organize daily cheque reports to account for all processed cheques
  • Distribution of cheques via post and maintain cheque security at all times
  • Assist with year-end audit, preparation of accruals and account reconciliation
  • Accounting diploma and/or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  • 2-4 years’ experience in full cycle accounts payable processing
  • Experience in Real Estate industry considered a strong asset
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word), Payscan and Yardi are a necessity
  • Attention to detail, ability to work in a self-propelled manner, and good interpersonal skills are also key attributes
  • Ability to work independently and to function effectively and efficiently under pressure
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Provide superior customer service to internal business units
  • Strong communication (both written and verbal)
  • Self-motivated individual who is proactive and takes initiative
  • Superior organizational and time management skills in order to multi-task/prioritize and work under tight timelines
  • A professional demeanor and coupled with strong communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrates a high degree of integrity, diplomacy, discretion and confidentiality.
  • Ability to accurately listen, understand and respond appropriately.

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