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Accounts Payable Clerk

Accounting and Finance
Details:
Accounting
Corporate team
Vancouver
English
April 23, 2018
Updated on
June 6, 2018
Valid until

Maintain the accounts payable system and integrity of the general ledger.

Be part of our innovative and entrepreneurial team!

Through unique research and training programs, Mitacs is developing the next generation of innovators with vital scientific and business skills. In partnership with companies, government and academia, Mitacs is supporting a new economy using Canada’s most valuable resource – its people. In order to be successful at Mitacs you thrive in an entrepreneurial environment and promote a team atmosphere.  You are an “out of the box” thinker who strives to implement continuous improvements to the programs we design and deliver.  Mitacs prides itself on delivering quality, innovative programs to specific markets and encourages all staff to have a strategic approach to the projects they are working on.  Mitacs fosters a culture where all employees are valued and respected. More information can be found at www.mitacs.ca.

Responsibilities

Accounts Payable

Maintain the accounts payable system and integrity of the general ledger by:

Matching invoices with purchase orders and ensure appropriate approvals

Ensure compliance with Mitacs purchasing, travel and financial policies

Reviewing accuracy, coding and approvals of expenditure claims and invoices

Entering all transactions into accounting system accurately

Reconciling supplier statements

Reconciling credit card statements

Processing employee and student expenditure claims, ensuring compliance with financial policies

Ensure all expenditures are coded to the correct program, province and account

Ensure all cheques are mailed or couriered upon signing

Corporate Team

Maintain an orderly accounting filing system

Ensure all paperwork is filed weekly

Other adhoc projects as required

Skills and experience

Post-secondary education and a combination of commercial or business experience

Very strong multi-tasking and communication skills

At least 2 years accounting work experience ideally in a non-profit or academic setting and account management is an asset

Attention to detail and accuracy are essential

Bilingual in French would be an asset, but is not required

Intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Office (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Self-motivated, able to work in a team environment and balance the needs of a number of individuals

Mitacs fosters a culture where creativity and innovation is valued and encouraged. We offer a comprehensive benefits package and a team based work environment.