A quick snapshot…
Reporting to the senior financial accountant, the accounts payable specialist is responsible for processing all invoices received for payment and for undertaking the payment of all creditors in an accurate, efficient and timely manner.
Why it's a big deal…
By ensuring accurate and timely accounts payable journal entries, the accounts payable specialist contributes to the overall accounting cycle which, in turn, produces sound financial information for all corporate decision makers. Additionally, timely payment to suppliers is important for our company's credibility.
Are you the person we're looking for?
Relevant work experience and knowledge. This one's important. We're looking for someone who can hit the ground running and add value from day one. You have at least 3 years of experience working in accounts payable, are well-versed in the full accounting cycle and are known for your proficiency in data entry and management.
Top-notch organizer and time manager with an eye for detail. At Aptos, there are often a number of competing priorities. Bring it on, you say! You have a proven system for getting things done and ensuring nothing slips through the cracks. Prioritization is your forte; multitasking, your strength. Of course, it will be imperative that this work is done quickly and correctly, with great attention to detail. In this role, specifically, you'll be ensuring payments are completed and expenses are controlled by receiving, processing, verifying and reconciling invoices according to established policies and procedures.
Strong, deliberate and relatable communicator. You genuinely enjoy engaging with colleagues across the organization, as well as with Aptos' suppliers. You conduct all correspondence in a clear, precise and professional manner. Your confident style allows you to be assertive in your role, while always keeping a strong focus on maintaining positive relationships.
Here's what will give you an edge…
Proven success with MS Office, and accounting software systems. You consider yourself tech savvy and have a comfort zone working with Word and Excel. You've successfully worked with accounting software systems - ideally, NetSuite Financials.
Resourcefulness and application. At Aptos, we have a pioneering spirit. When we have questions, we find answers. When we're faced with challenges, we find solutions. We turn to a variety of resources, including our own colleagues, our professional network, the Internet, articles and books, whatever helps us get the job done. But it's not just about using a variety of resources to gain knowledge - it's also about applying that knowledge to other areas of the job or business where it might make sense. You are proactive about ongoing learning to better your knowledge about accounting processes.
Did we pique your interest?
If this sounds like the kind of job you would love in the kind of environment you would thrive in, please drop us a line - we'd love to hear from you!