Accounts Payable Clerk

Toronto, ON

Employment Type: Temporary Industry: Accounting Job Number: 65080

Job Description

Accounts Payable Clerk

Location: Toronto

Duration: 1 month contract (potential to extend)

Compensation: $18.50 per hour

Our not for profit client is looking for an Accounts Payable Clerk to join their expanding team! Under the direction of the Operations Manager, the successful individual will perform a variety of financial, database-related and administrative procedures for the program, primarily related to participants' individual accounts and program financials.


  • Verify and ensure accuracy of cheque requisitions, invoices and reports
  • Verify that disbursements are within budget and receipts and authorizations are valid
  • Designate cost centres and accounts to be used according to participants' plans, and code and prepare submissions to be reviewed and approved by the Operations Manager
  • Check and review invoice batches to ensure accuracy
  • Upload Great Plains Accounts Payable data to databases and ensure data accuracy
  • Monitor, maintain and amend participant budgets and client expenditures using the database
  • Respond to individuals'/families' inquiries regarding their budget and expenditures, and/or contact them as necessary
  • Respond to questions and routine inquiries from staff regarding budgets and expenditures, and participants' suppliers regarding payment of invoices. Identify issues and problem-solve. Advise the Operations Manager of any significant problems or inconsistencies.
  • Identify over/under expenditures in individual budgets and bring them to the attention of staff, the Operations Manager as appropriate
  • File and maintain appropriate records
  • Cheque requisitions and orders are processed in a timely manner
  • Ensure individual account records are accurate and kept up to date on a weekly basis
  • Ensure participant and program reports are accurate and issued in a timely manner
  • Ensure individuals and families have the help needed to monitor their budget and process their payment requests


  • Payroll experience an asset
  • Familiarity with accounting principles and accounts payable procedures
  • Proficiency in MS EXCEL, WORD and ACCESS
  • Demonstrated analytical capabilities with an interest in problem-solving; detail oriented with the capacity for multitasking
  • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to carry out required duties in a detailed, methodical and thorough manner
  • Good communications skills; strong customer-service approach
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

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