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3 October 2023
3 October 2023
1 - 2 Years
We are seeking a high performing, motivated and enthusiastic Accounts Payable Officer to join our Accounts Payable team, based at the Home Office. Ideal candidate for this role should have a vision to grow their career in Accounts Payable and contribute their valuable knowledge and experience in resolving complex AP issues including end to end vendor statement reconciliation, vendor claims, Bank Reconciliation, Month end General Ledger to Sub Ledger reconciliation, Intercompany account reconciliation, Employee T&E claims, etc.
Your responsibilities will be to assist with all aspects of Account Payable. Your primary responsibilities will include but not limit to:
Description of position and Daily Tasks/Responsibilities:
Ensure all payables are processed accurately, on time, in accordance to Costco policy and comply with accounting standard.
Process invoices for goods and service received by Costco, using the correct cost centre
Ensure that discrepant invoices are resolved daily.
Ensure that all credit notes are reviewed, matched to short payments and / or processed accurately and in a timely manner.
Be responsible for the reconciliation of vendor statements to ensure that all aged items are addressed and followed through to resolution.
Ensure AP month end GL accounts are reconciled and all reconciliation items and supported by appropriate comments.
Be flexible and able to adapt to the needs of the evolving AP functions.
Ensure EDI queries are resolved daily and support vendor onboarding.
Assist in other areas of the business as required.
Abilities and talents recommended for job success:
Tertiary degree in accounting preferred
Must have 2+ years of Accounts Payable experience with exposure to vendor statement reconciliation.
Ability to perform mathematical computations such as percentages, fractions, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division quickly and accurately
Strong problem solving skills, basic accounting principles knowledge, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis and multi-tasking skills.
Thorough knowledge of applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures, financial chart of accounts and corporate procedures
Strong MS Excel skills. (V-Lookups and Pivot tables)
Must have a strong work ethic and display a strong sense of urgency.
Display a positive “can do” attitude.
Resilience and perseverance.
Ability to take responsibility for one’s own performance, be able to sets goals and expectations and is able to report on progress.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
Ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner
Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
Available to the successful candidate
Competitive & Rewarding salary
Strong learning ground to launch your career
Fast and dynamic team environment
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