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Posted December 1st

Clerk Accounting

Toronto, Ontario


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Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits

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Posted December 1st

Clerk Accounting

Toronto, Ontario

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Overview

Complete vendor or payments by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances; analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording entries; monitoring discount opportunities; scheduling and preparing checks; resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies; insuring credit receipt; issuing stop-payments or purchase order amendments; reimbursing employee expenses.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Process trade invoices including but not limited to Normal Supplier Invoices, Normal Freight Invoices, FB60 Transactions for the Non-Three way match divisions, Coded Invoices (General Ledger Accounts), and simple exception & banking entries in a timely manner
  • Prepare billing information and verify any changes to support accurate and efficient billing process and financial close
  • Assists the finance and accounting department with payment and tracking of bills and reconciling conflicts
  • Input and process transactions into electronic accounts receivable and billing systems
  • Answer trade billing questions and troubleshoot billing issues and inquiries
  • Verify and process personnel expense reports
  • Log check batches and supervise computerize check runs
  • Paying bills and invoices in accordance with established methods and procedures
  • Maintaining accurate records of all Accounts Payable transactions
  • Working with internal staff (purchasers) and external vendors and suppliers to clarify differences and reconcile conflicts
  • Following proper procedures and taking direction from senior staff; developing technical skills
  • Disburse payment to suppliers, vendors, and employees

  • Perform timely account reconciliation by verifying entries and compare to balances
  • Confirm that the appropriate general ledger codes have been entered on each trade invoice 
  • File all trade invoices each day in the appropriate files after they have been vouchered
  • Contact suppliers or divisions for appropriate documentation to process invoices 
  • Verify trade invoices by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions
  • Ensure correct approval, sorting, coding, and matching of invoices/receipts
  • Ensure all legal and business licenses are renewed in accordance with state and federal laws annually
  • Provide excellent customer service in all interactions with internal and external customers, including but not limited to personnel from other divisions, vendors, suppliers, and other departments
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalency plus 1 year of experience
  • Knowledge with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), federal regulatory guidelines, and organizational objectives
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Excel spreadsheets in creating pivot tables, develop charts, and complex formulas

Physical Demands

  • Physical demands with activity or condition for a considerable amount of time may include sitting and typing/keyboarding using a computer (e.g., keyboard, mouse, and monitor) or adding machine
  • Physical demands with activity or condition may include walking, bending, reaching, standing, squatting, and stooping
  • May require occasional lifting/lowering, pushing, carrying, or pulling up to 20lbs
Location
Toronto, Ontario