Accounts Payable Representative

  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Accounts Payable
  • Job type
  • Location
    Burnaby, British Columbia

Adecco is currently looking for an Accounts Payable Representative to join one of client's busy office environments based in Burnaby, BC. This is a great opportunity to begin working for one of North America's fastest growing independant marketers of fuel and petroleum products. 

Reporting to the Supervisor, the Accounts Payable Representative will be responsible for accurately processing approved supplier invoices under deadline constraints, as well as reconciling supplier accounts. Open communication with suppliers and internal business units is vital within this position. This role will also act as an escalation point for the day to day activities of the Accounts Payable Technicians.

Major Responsibilities Include:

  • Processing a high volume of invoices
  • follow processes, procedures and policies provided to ensure invoices are entered accurately, avoiding duplicate payments
  • Understand the activities being performed with respect to accounting practice and company policy
  • Contact internal and external clients to resolve invoicing, receiving discrepancies
  • Reconcilation of vendor accounts by review of vendor statements, outstandingh PO's and outstansing balances on the Aging report
  • Manage fuel and nonfuel Accounts Payable mailboces pertaining to individuals workload responsbilities
  • Assist in training new team members, and actively participate in process improvement 
  • Escalate vendor or invoice issues as needed to AP Supervisor
  • Manage vendor payment pulls and wire payments, ensuring completion to meet month end deadlines
  • Prepare and process wire transfers as required
  • Actively purdue vendors to be paid by EFT as well as submitting invoices by email
  • Ensure voucher batches are approved and posted daily
  • Act as an escalation point for the Accounts Payable Technicians 
  • Assist with the training of new staff
  • Act as backup for the processing of EF's and cheques
  • Assist with the training of new staff
  • Distribute both fuel and non-fuel related emails daily to the Accounts Payable Technicians 
  • Identify opportunities for efficiency improvements within the department 
  • Identify opportunities for ocntrol improvements within the department 
  • Coding Part XIII and Reg 105 Withholding Tax 

Qualifications Required:
  • 2 - 4 years of Accounts Payable experience 
  • Well versed with GST/HST/PST regulations 
  • Working knowledge of Workers Compensation Board 
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • GAAP
  • Fuel Tax Guidelines
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Good Communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Analytical skills 
  • Ability to cross check other staff members work for accuracy 
  • Ability to work independently 
  • Ability to lead team members
  • Candidate must also hold a valid Driving License

If you feel that this would be a great opportunity for you, and are interested in the position then please apply today!


  • Apply with Adecco

Reference number CA_EN_1_026526_12066613

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.