AP Manager ( CPA/ or one in process)

  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Accounts Payable

Adecco is currently recruiting for an Accounts Payable Manager. This is a full-time permanent role to work with our Crown Corporation client located in Ottawa, ON. The candidate must hold a Security Clearance or be eligible for one.

The Accounts Payable Manager will have the following responsibilities:

  • Directs the management of the Accounts Payable function to ensure compliance with corporate controls, policies, procedures and directives, as well as legislative requirements to ensure complete, accurate, reliable and timely financial data.
  • Responsible for the full cycle accounts payable process for approximately $3 Billion in annual vendor payments including; all Accounts Payable services;
  • Leads and manages the design and integration of new business processes or system changes affecting the Accounts Payable function. 
  • As an SAP and systems module expert for Accounts Payable, identifies continuous improvement opportunities and collaborates to support and implement recommendations for process changes affecting various procurement-to-pay processes.
  • Leads and manages projects and initiatives for the Accounts Payable function directed towards process improvements
  • Ensures SAP access controls and processing thresholds for the staff are appropriate and that access to the Accounts Payable imaged documents and data is properly secured.
  • Promotes the use and understanding of accounts payable policies, systems and procedures and ensures that reporting meets management needs by participating in inter-functional groups and by liaising with financial and other managers, directors and officers of the Corporation.
  • Works with the Procurement function to provide solutions to onboard large vendors or changes to existing payment processes.
  • Liaises directly with internal and external stakeholders to resolve issues and complaints. Develops and maintains positive working relationships with vendors, CPC business units and service providers.
  • Plans for department and individual goals and objectives and conducts annual performance reviews. Sets priorities for the Team and coordinates resources to ensure timely processing to meet all deadlines.
  • The Accounts Payable Manager meet the following mandatory requirements:

  • Completed post-secondary, preferably in business or a related field;
  • Canadian Accounting designation (CPA) or equivalent, OR CPA enrolled.
  • 5 to 7 years of relevant functional experience (internal controls, financial practices and procedures in an ERP environment such as SAP); 
  • 2 or more years’ experience managing people;
  • One or more years of experience in a unionized environment an asset;
  • Proficient computer skills and competent with Microsoft Office programs;
  • Excellent team building and leadership skills and experience;
  • Sound organizational, analytical, judgement and decision-making skills with proven abilities in problem solving;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to build and maintain relationships;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • If you are interested in applying to the Accounts Payable Manager, please submit your resume as soon as possible



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