Accounts Payable Accountant – Montreal – Contract

Job CategoryAccounting & Finance
Position TypeContract
Application Deadline December 31, 2021
Experience Required3 years
Job Duration1 year
Education RequiredCollege Diploma

Our client, a world leader in healthcare, is urgently seeking an Accounts Payable Accountant for their pharmaceutical company in the Montreal area.
This is a 12 month contract position which offers attractive compensation for the 12 month term.

The main responsibilities are as follows:

o Audit and process Accounts Payable supplier invoices and Employee expense reports, as per Financial Policies and Procedures.
o Address employee and third-party requests and inquiries in a timely / professional manner.
o Provide routine support and training to employees on the Company ERP systems or on the eForm solution system.
o Maintain Vendor Master database for the client, including SAP.
o Maintain accurate and updated employee profile records including new hires and employee changes in the Access Provisioning Tool.
o Maintain accurate and updated supplier records including filing and archiving (online and paper based).
o Ensure third party Accounts Payable aging status is current, and reconcile third party supplier statements.
o Administer the Corporate Credit Card Program.
o Complete month-end processes such as processing journal entries and completing General Ledger account reconciliations.
o Provide Adhoc reports to stakeholders upon request.
o Provide support to the Accounts Payable Manager and team as requested.
o Participate in compliance related projects, audits and process improvement activities such as system changes or upgrades

Education and Required Experience:

o Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/ Business Administration
o 3-5 years of experience in a related field
o Audit experience is essential to ensure accuracy and compliance with Company policies and procedures.
o Business acumen is required as the individual will play a pivotal role in assisting employees with policy and procedure related inquiries.
o Organizational experience required to monitor and administer the Corporate Credit Card Program.
o General Accounting experience is required to prepare monthly journal entries and reconciliations / analysis for specific Accounts Payable related accounts.
o General knowledge for treatment of sales tax recoveries of supplier invoices.

Required Skills & Abilities:

o Organizational experience required to monitor workload, respond to time sensitive requests.
o Hands-on experience with project implementation initiatives is essential to assist with special audits and project related assignments.
o Analytical audit skills for processing supplier invoices and employee expense reports.
o Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks to meet time sensitive business demands and ensure customer support and assistance.
o Problem identification and resolution skills to respond to employee and third-party inquiries
o Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy is essential.
o Ability to perform responsibilities with minimum supervision.
o Demonstrate team player attributes & behavioral anchors to support all core competencies.
o Proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
o Knowledge of SAP and some JDE.
o Proficiency in English and French languages (advanced oral and written)

If interested in this role, and you meet the above criteria, please either email or call me at your earliest convenience.
Audene Walker
[email protected]
MaxSys Staffing & Consulting
Halifax, NS
tel: 902-444-3305   
fax: 902-444-3306