Accounts Payable Specialist

Accounts Payable Specialist

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Vancouver, British Columbia

Accounting & Finance




Join a top employer and advance your career. Aplin has partnered with a Vancouver based company to hire an Accounts Payable Specialist for a contract opportunity starting ASAP! 


  • Receive and review incoming invoices.
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of invoices.
  • Code and enter invoices into the accounting system.
  • Prepare and process payments (checks, electronic transfers, etc.).
  • Verify payment details and obtain necessary approvals.
  • Maintain a schedule for timely payments.
  • Communicate with vendors regarding payment inquiries.
  • Resolve any discrepancies in billing or payments.
  • Maintain positive relationships with vendors.
  • Reconcile employee expense reports with receipts.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies.
  • Maintain accurate and organized records of all transactions.
  • Archive paid invoices and supporting documentation.
  • Assist in month-end closing activities related to accounts payable.
  • Provide necessary reports and documentation for financial reporting.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and relevant accounting regulations.
  • Stay updated on changes in accounting standards affecting accounts payable.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement in accounts payable procedures.
  • Streamline workflows to increase efficiency.
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as purchasing and finance, to resolve issues.
  • Provide necessary information to auditors during financial audits.
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a related field.
  • Prior experience in accounts payable or a similar financial role.
  • Proficient in the use of accounting software and financial systems.
  • Knowledge of spreadsheet software (e.g., Microsoft Excel).
  • Accuracy and attention to detail are critical to avoid errors in processing.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Ability to analyze and resolve complex issues related to accounts payable.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to interact professionally with vendors and internal stakeholders.
  • High level of integrity and commitment to ethical business practices.
  • Ability to identify and solve problems independently.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues in different departments.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in processes, systems, or organizational structure.
Salary expectations are: $22 - $27/ hr. 

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