Sr. A/p Specialist



  • Liaise with internal stakeholders such as Account Managers, Procurement, Data Governance Organization to ensure open communications and processes are streamlined per vendor (account) along with timely resolution to any invoice issues requiring escalation
  • Provide excellent customer service by establishing open and clear communication with both internal teams and external suppliers
  • Responsible for executing the payment process timely for all invoices and employee expensesdue for payments
  • Manage open invoices due for payment and rejected payments report
  • Settle payment rejections and problems
  • Provide support to cash clearing process
  • Collaborate resolution of payment related issues
  • Support the Accounts Payable control account reconciliation process
  • Partner with management to promote teamwork and collaboration by sharing AP best practices
  • Train/coach new and existing AP Specialists
  • Deliver on internal audit requirements
  • Perform root cause analysis for issues encountered/feedback received to invoice processing and propose corrective/preventive actions to management
  • Assist in all acquisition integration activities as assigned by your leader
  • Maintain timely responses sent to Tier 2 AP Help desk queries
  • Deliver on other assignments as required

What It Takes:

  • College Diploma/Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in Accounts Payable or Administrative Vendor Account Management. Ideally, the candidate should be registered in a program leading to an accounting designation.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Accounts Payable
  • Global experience an asset
  • Strong writing, communications, interpersonal, and customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective working relationships and influence the right change with key stakeholders
  • Organized with demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple activities in a fast paced and changing environment
  • Self-starter and strong team player to learn from your leader and others and teach your peers and others
  • Strong reporting and analytics experience
  • Strong working knowledge with ERP environment, specifically SAP and VIM or other workflow tools
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills (minimum intermediate level)
  • Demonstrated success in negotiation tactics in resolving disputes
  • Second language skill an asset (French, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Nordic, Mandarin)
  • Working towards an Accounting Designation is an asset
  • Strong working knowledge of Accounting principles and P2P/AP processes

Organization opentext
Industry Management Jobs
Occupational Category Specialist
Job Location Toronto,Canada
Shift Type Morning
Job Type Full Time
Gender No Preference
Career Level Intermediate
Experience 2 Years
Posted at 2022-09-23 3:16 pm
Expires on 2022-11-07