Accounts Payable Specialist (Contract)

Contract | Etobicoke Westmount, ONTARIO | 6 months
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Aecon Group

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Organization Overview Aecon Construction Group Inc. is the largest publicly traded construction and infrastructure development company in Canada. Aecon’s expertise covers the full range of services, including design and construction, financing, operating, procurement, and project management. Aecon Group and its predecessor companies have helped build many of Canada's most famous infrastructure landmarks, including the CN Tower, St. Lawrence Seaway, Highway 407 Express Toll Route, Vancouver Sky Train, and the Montreal-Trudeau International Airport, among others.

Aecon Group Inc. is an industry-leading construction and infrastructure development company at the forefront of our economy’s strongest growth sectors – Infrastructure, Energy, Mining. Aecon and its subsidiaries provide services to private and public sector clients throughout Canada and on a selected basis internationally. 
Aecon Group Inc. is Canada’s largest, publicly traded construction and infrastructure development company. Aecon and its subsidiaries provide services to private and public sector clients throughout Canada and on a selected basis internationally. 
Divisional Overview Aecon’s Corporate division provides a support system which extends throughout all branches of the company and includes IT services, communications, finance and human resources, among others.
Division Corporate
Business Unit Shared Services
Location-East or West East
City Etobicoke
Province/State Ontario [ON]
Country Canada [CA]
Title Accounts Payable Specialist (Contract)
Position Overview The Accounts Payable Specialist role reports to the Accounts Payable Manager and supports overall A/P functional performance and service delivery.
Key Responsibilities

  • Provide support and guidance on A/P operational processes, policies and practices.

  • Enter invoices into SAP Timely and accurately
  • Perform Winshuttle Uploads of invoices into SAP
  • Manage assigned mailboxes
  • Perform supplier reconciliations of strategic vendor accounts.
  • Responsible for leading monthly supplier meetings with various levels of management
  • Support the development of training materials and participate in training new hires.
  • Troubleshoot SAP A/P issues as they arise to achieve acceptable outcomes.
  • Complete other ad hoc analysis, special projects and duties as needed.
  • Work with IS and ACE team to perform system testing as needed.
  • Works with the A/P Manager to determine priorities and assist in the successful execution of required projects and day to day tasks.
  • Work with company personnel to resolve service issues using sound business acumen.
  • Act as the liaison between A/P and A/R for all intercompany and reciprocal accounts. This would include:
  • Documenting processes and providing training,
  • Ensuring that customer service expectations are met or exceeded,
  • Understanding the business requirements,
  • Working closely with A/P Manager to deliver quality, cost and productivity to meet the service level agreement specifications,
  • Responsible for the documentation of policies and procedures and assisting in audits,
  • Ensuring all A/P documentation (policies and procedures) are prepared, maintained and harmonized (whenever possible), and
  • Executing internal control procedures to ensure that confidential records and company assets are adequately protected. 
  • Monitor all Accounts Payable process controls directly associated with the Aecon internal compliance documentation and any audit requirements.
  • Foster teamwork and communication within the Accounts Payable team and with other departments.
Required Knowledge & Skills

  • College Diploma or University Degree (Accounting preferred).

  • 2-5 years full cycle Accounts Payable experience, preferably in a fast paced, high volume environment in the construction industry.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office; specifically Excel (advanced) and other Microsoft Office applications. 

  • Proficient with SAP FICO module.
  • High customer service mindset.

  • Strong organizational skills in order to meet multiple deadlines and handle multiple tasks, while maintaining a high attention to detail.

  • Flexibility to manage increased volume of work at month-end (ability to work overtime hours as required).

  • Desire to take ownership of tasks assigned and willingness to learn.

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral.

  • Ability to work effectively with limited supervision and in a team environment.
Employment Status Contract
Date Req Created 10/19/2018
Job ID 5385
Equity Statement Aecon is an equal opportunity employer.
Accessibility Aecon accommodates. Upon request, Aecon accommodates candidates with disabilities throughout the hiring process.

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