Colliers Project Leaders Inc.

Accounts Payable Clerk

CA-ON-Ottawa
Job ID
2017-2008
Category
Accounting/Finance

Overview

Colliers Project Leaders Accounting Team has an immediate opening in Accounts Payable Clerk to join our team in Ottawa.

Does working in collaborative and fast paced team environment describe your ideal job?

The Accounts Payable Clerk must have must have a minimum of one to two years of experience in a fast paced, high pressure accounts payable environment. A strong customer service orientation, effective problem solving skills and communication skills are required

In the Accounts Payable role you must be able to demonstrate the ability to work effectively in a team environment and have the accounting knowledge needed to carry out the associated tasks and ensuring all aspects of the payment and purchasing cycle are accomplished in a timely and accurate manner

Who We Are
At Colliers Project Leaders, we are building and infrastructure projects leaders. Our Get it Right Solution™ ensures we get it ready, get it built and get it performing -- so investors, owners and occupants are certain of success.

With over 500 employees throughout Canada and the Middle East, Colliers Project Leaders offers a multi-cultural, multi-generational work environment where we cultivate excellence, develop leaders and deliver on client vision. Colliers Project Leaders is part of Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CIGI; TSX: CIGI), an industry leading global real estate services company with more than 16,000 skilled professionals operating in 66 countries.

Responsibilities

What you’ll get to do as an Accounts Payable Clerk at Colliers Project Leaders:

  • Verify invoices, employee expense claims, and accompanying backup documents.
  • Prepare invoice coding and data entry in a timely manner.
  • Follow up on invoice documentation including backup and approval for all payments.
  • Manage the cheque run on a timely basis.
  • Maintain updated vendor files.
  • Resolve any discrepancies with respect to vendor invoices and employee expense claims in a timely fashion.
  • Respond to vendor and employee requests for information pertaining to accounts payable and employee expense claim reports in a timely fashion.
  • Facilitate funds transfer and wire payments

Qualifications

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • A diploma in Accounting program, or an equivalent combination of academic and practical experience.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in an equivalent role equivalent
  • Excellent team player with strong organization skills.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines, under pressure, and in a fast paced environment.
  • Experience with complex financial and accounting software systems such as Microsoft Dynamics AX, Great Plains, SAP
  • Basic understanding of accounting cycles specifically the accounts payable cycle.
  • General knowledge of accounting principles, procedures, and practices.
  • Strong data entry and word processing skills, with strong attention to detail.
  • Sorting, checking, filing, counting, and verifying numbers skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to take initiative to solve problems.
  • Strong knowledge of the following computer applications: Microsoft Windows, MS Outlook, MS Word, and MS Excel.

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