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Accounting Assistant
Waterloo, ON 313 Days Ago
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Category: Office Clerk
Posted: 2018-05-14
Employer: Activa
Full-time, Permanent

The Accounting Assistant, Accounts Payable reports to the Accounting Coordinator, AP & Finance and is responsible for recordkeeping and the processing of accounts payable related paperwork within the Company.

Key Responsibilities:
Maintain files for vendors, purchase orders, open accounts payable and closed accounts payable

Verify documentation of all invoices for construction projects and other expenditures, using three way match to verify invoice validity where applicable

Ensures appropriate signing authority and approvals on invoices

Ensures cheque issuance is completed accurately and timely

Coding and entering data into accounting systems for invoice processing

Process or otherwise provide assistance on other general accounting items as required

2 years of relevant A/P experience required; experience in the construction industry is an asset

Good organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work to meet deadlines

Able to function in a team environment

Aware of commonly used accounting concepts, practices and procedures used in an office environment

Experience using Newstar is an asset

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite Products, with strong Microsoft Excel skills

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Personal Attributes:
High attention to detail

Professional, motivated and enthusiastic

Positive attitude and work ethic

High level of integrity and moral judgment

Highly values accuracy and understanding of implications in a financial information system

Strong problem solving skills

Desire to continually strive for improved quality and pride in all areas of work

Activa is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all individuals. We support the goals of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require accommodation throughout the recruitment process please contact our Human Resources department.

If you are self-motivated and are looking for an opportunity to expand your career in a dynamic and enthusiastic environment, you are invited to submit your resume to " ". We appreciate your interest, however only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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