Accounts Payable Manager

  • Location: Toronto, ON
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1072

Our client is an international hospitality company and they are seeking an Accounts Payable Manager who will be responsible for overseeing and mentoring a team of Accounts Payable clerks. The successful candidate will lead all activities related to payables to ensure smooth day-to-day analysis and processing of all activities related to the AP function.
 

You are highly entrepreneurial, needing minimal supervision and lead by example. Self motivated, you have a positive can-do attitude and are ready to hit the ground running. You will enjoy working in a very fast-paced and challenging environment as they continue to rapidly expand across North America.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the liaison, communication, and collaboration with internal and external stakeholders including relevant local & federal government agencies and vendors to develop streamlined processes and controls over the entire AP function that achieve efficient and

  • effective service levels

  • Train and mentor Accounts Payable clerks

  • Process the full accounts payable cycle in compliance with financial policies and procedures

  • Lead projects on improving and streamlining the AP function

  • Maintain Accounts Payable database, file and maintain all accounting documents, verification of vendor statements, and generate accounts payable reports as requested in assistance with month end close

  • Respond to and resolve inquiries and issues related to Accounts Payable including vendor disputes related to their accounts

  • Track corporate credit card expenses, setup accruals and process timely payments on monthly credit card bills across all venues

  • Review coding of invoices and posting into the accounts payable system (Archimedes software) and the firm’s financial management Accounting system (Intacct Sage Software) system to ensure accuracy

  • Work with other members of the Finance and Payroll team to participate in timely Month-end and Year-end close process for all our restaurants and Management company; including preparation of Accrual files as other duties as assigned by Financial Controller

  • Understanding and applying rules for adherence to all the various Canadian and American sales and sale input/output taxes to ensure accurate monthly and quarterly tax reconciliations and lodgment.

  • Maintain accounting controls by ensuring consistent adherence to the Finance Policies and Procedures

  • Assist with year-end external audits working papers and interim work as required

  • Recommending process improvements in order to gain efficiencies and to reduce errors

  • Participate in a wide variety of ad-hoc reporting, special projects and analysis as necessary in our constantly evolving and growing company.

Experience:

  • 3-4 years’ experience in a high-volume Accounts Payable position, preferably within the hospitality industry in a leadership capacity as we continue to grow our Accounts Payable team

  • Post-secondary education in accounting/finance or combination of education and experience

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong stakeholder relationships; both internally and externally

  • Excellent attention to detail, with strong analytical skills and the ability to translate findings into actionable recommendations and processes

  • Can-do attitude and ability to learn new applications/software systems effectively and efficiently

  • Strong time management skills and ability to manage assignments and complete duties within tight and constantly evolving deadlines

  • Ability to work in and support a thriving team environment