Maintain the accounts payable system and integrity of the general ledger.
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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
Maintain an orderly accounting filing system
Ensure all paperwork is filed weekly
Other adhoc projects as required
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.