Accounts Payable Coordinator

Location: 

Toronto, ON, CA, M9W 1M7

 
 

Position Summary

 

Process all invoices for payment for both the business unit.  Prepare all inter-company invoices for payment. Properly match invoices with receiving documents and purchase orders and assign coding to all expense reports and invoices. Promptly obtain payment approval for service type invoices. Prepare cheque runs in conformance to ShawCor procedures and extend payment days and dollars. Reconcile Accounts Payable Sub-ledger to the General Ledger. Point of contact for all vendor communications. Greater attention to vendor management & problem resolution required as part of the role.

 

Duties

 

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE PROCESSING

  • Review & forward vendor invoices to third party software Pagero for three-way match back into IFS for further review & processing.
  • For invoices not routed or matched through Pagero duties would include below:
  • Match invoices for inventory items to purchase orders and receiving documents.  
  • Match invoices for non-inventory items to purchase requisitions for services or travelling requisitions for materials and supplies.
  • Check that pricing on the invoice agrees with the purchase order, purchase requisition or travelling requisition
  • Check extensions and coding.
  • Check that the quantities invoiced agree to the receiving document and that the receiving document has been signed by the receiver.
  • Resolve pricing discrepancies with the Purchasing department or the requisitioner.
  • Resolve quantity discrepancies with the receiver.
  • Verify that expense reports and cheque requisitions are properly signed and authorized.
  • Ensure that invoice values do not exceed the purchase authority of the purchasing department or the requisitioner as defined in the purchasing procedure.
  • Verify vendor information and account coding on all items to be input to the IFS operating system.  
  • Verify Invoices to Statements.
  • Ensure invoices are in balance for final posting
  • Input matched and coded invoices, expense reports and cheque requisitions into the IFS operating system in batches.  Verify that the vendor and coding in the system matches the invoice. 
  • File all unmatched invoices, purchase orders, purchase requisitions, travelling requisitions and receiving reports.
  • Review AP vouchers to ensure compliance with Bill 198 requirements for 3-way match, authorization, coding and timing of purchase in correct financial timeframe.
  • Resolve and correct any posting, matching of receipts problems that may arise on invoices.
  • File all matched and processed invoices that are pending for payment.
  • Ensure Received not invoiced and Open Purchase order report is kept current for A&I NA
  • Promptly reply to all payment inquiries.
  • Maximize discounts taken.
  • Code all GST and QST charges to the appropriate accounts to maximize tax deductions. 
  • Prepare payments between the Canadian and United States legal entities and assist with the reconciliation of the inter-company accounts.

 

PAYMENT PROCESSING

  • Prepare bi-weekly vendor payment runs for invoices that are due for payment in compliance with working capital initiatives.
  • Match all supporting documentation and get preliminary approval from the Finance Manager. 
  • Forward approved cheque batches to authorized cheque signers for signature.
  • File all paid invoices in a timely and orderly fashion.

 

GENERAL ACCOUNTING

  • Reconciliation of the accounts payable sub-ledger to the general ledger.
  • Assist the Controller and the Accounting Manger as required.

 

Qualifications

 

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Diploma or Degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant field
  • General accounts payable knowledge and some accounting training
  • Good interpersonal skills as the job requires interaction with vendors and all levels of A&I personnel
  • Experience using IFS, Excel and Word
  • Good email writing etiquette
  • Problem resolution & negotiation skills

 

What Shawcor Offers 
 

  • We understand times have changed and so have we. Shawcor offers flexible work arrangements (where possible) to suit your needs 
  • We recognize your efforts in personalized and meaningful ways such as: Competitive salary, Incentive pay, Medical benefits, Retirement savings plan, Paid vacation days, Education Assistance Program and confidential access to our Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) 
  • Participation in Service Milestone Awards and ongoing recognition opportunities 
  • Access to Mental Health support resources such as our personalized Mental Health and Wellness platform offered through Headversity 
  • Employees are provided with personalized opportunities to support interests and career development (including Global Career and travel opportunities) 
  • Commitment to continuously promote a diverse, inclusive and accessible workplace environment  
  • Challenging and rewarding opportunities supported by training initiatives 
  • We value ESG at Shawcor through company events, including volunteering opportunities for employees, social gatherings, community engagement opportunities and team building exercises 
  • At Shawcor, safety comes first! We go the extra mile to ensure our employees are safe and healthy 
  • We’re working to create a better world. Join us!

 

As the leading integrated energy services company, Shawcor is responsible for protecting the integrity of operational assets across the world. Succeeding in our current markets and pursuing our growth vision is made possible by our people. In addition to intelligence, dedication and professionalism, we look for individuals who embody our values. These include integrity, execution and technology, with a foundation of accountability, respect and doing the right thing.       
 
Integrity is the foundation on which we were built. And it’s not just in how we operate—it’s behind every product we engineer. It’s part of every new project we take on. And it’s the promise that we give our customers. At Shawcor, we have built a true team environment where all employees are empowered to contribute to the success of the company. We want you to join our team!
 
Backed by the strengths of Shawcor, DSG-Canusa and ShawFlex brands form the Connection Systems Group. We manufacture a complete range of custom engineered cable, advanced cable accessories including heat shrink tubing, and automated application equipment. By connecting, insulating, sealing and protecting valuable assets and equipment systems, we assure the reliability of electrical connectivity across a wide range of applications - including Power Utilities, Industrial, Automotive and Energy spaces.
 
We thank all applicants for their interest; however we cannot accept telephone calls regarding this position. All recruiting activities are managed via our applicant tracking system. Please apply online to be considered for this opportunity.
 
Shawcor welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. To begin a conversation about your individual accessibility needs throughout our recruitment process, please contact our HR team at accessibility@shawcor.com.