• AP Specialist - Fixed Term 15 Months

    Posted Date 1 week ago(11/6/2018 5:05 PM)
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  • Mission for this Position

    At Baffinland, we work and live beyond the Arctic Circle, mining iron ore at our Mary River property. Located in the Qikiqtani Region on Baffin Island, Nunavut, it’s one of the world’s most captivating and seldom seen destinations and we are looking for people ready to share, build, and grow with our company. 

    We are a unique company with a strong management team. Our leadership team has amassed specialty experience on northern mining projects from community consultation and permitting, through to operation. Our workforce brings together the modern practice of safe, sustainable mining and the enduring value of a traditional culture, which is rapidly advancing. The result is a work and community experience you won't find anywhere else.


    Baffinland is seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist to join their growing team of 3 on a 15-month contract basis reporting directly to the AP Manager.

    Main Accountabilities

    • Vendor account/statement reconciliation
    • Processing employee expense reports
    • Handling vendor/employee master records
    • Processing project invoices
    • Ensure all invoices from Kofax are entered in the SAP payables system.
    • Investigate and resolve invoice and trade issues with project managers at various operating locations.
    • Coordinate supplier payments with Accounting Billing Representative.
    • Ensure all invoices meet CRA compliance (HST/GST)
    • Assist and adapt implementation of SAP Paperless (paper statement /invoices)
    • Create and/or run reports from payables for management team analysis.
    • Process payments for release after discussion with AP manager.
    • Creating and maintaining wire templates on banking portal
    • Manage and execute wire transfers
    • Checking mails and filling documents
    • Providing backup to the AP team members
    • Perform other accounting duties as assigned.
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    Main Qualifications

    • 3-5 years accounts payable or general accounting experience
    • University/College degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
    • Strong understanding of the full AP cycle
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office especially Excel and Word
    • Strong SAP experience and/or Concur a plus
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
    • Strong organizational skills; must be detail oriented
    • Ability to multi-task, open to change and willing to learn new skills
    • Ability to follow up on pending issues and meet tight deadlines
    • Foster a positive and professional work environment both in the office with co-workers and vendors.


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