Senior Accounts Payable Specialist

Job ID
2021-3263
Job Category
Finance
Job Type
Permanent
Job Location 1 : Location
CA-ON-Oakville

Mission for this Position

About Us

 

At Baffinland, we work and live beyond the Arctic Circle, mining iron ore at our Mary River Property, located in the Qikiqtani Region of Nunavut on Baffin Island; one of the world’s most captivating and seldom seen destinations. We are a unique company with a strong management who have amassed specialty experience on northern mining projects through all phases of Inuit consultation, permitting, construction and 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. We are looking for people ready to share, build, and grow with our company.

 

Reporting to the Accounts Payable Manager, the Senior Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for the weekly payment runs and processing accounts payable invoices in SAP using KOFAX software. As a subject matter expert in AP SAP and KOFAX, this role assists in problem-solving and continuous improvement of our procedures. Additionally, to ensure the accuracy and completeness of Accounts Payable balances, this role performs vendor reconciliations and maintains strong relations with vendor representatives.

 

In order for you to be successful in this role, you will need to be proficient in Microsoft Office applications, particularly in Excel and Word. You must also be capable of handling supervisory tasks when necessary.

Main Accountabilities

  • Process weekly payment runs (EFT and Wires) in an organized and timely manner
  • Process invoices in SAP using Kofax
  • Generate various monthly reports, including a report of parked invoices
  • Prepare information for regulatory purposes and internal/external auditors as required
  • Maintain strong vendor relationships
  • Other ad-hoc projects directed by the Accounts Payable Manager
  • Prepare other reports as requested

Main Qualifications

  • College Diploma in Accounting or business administration. Bachelor's Degree preferred 
  • Minimum 5-7-years progressive experience in Accounts Payable
  • SAP experience required 
  • Kofax experience preferred
  • Strong Excel skills 
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

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