Accounts Payable Administrator

Valard Group of Companies - Edmonton, AB (30+ days ago)

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Valard, is Canada’s premier utility contractor, as well as head of the Valard Group of Companies AND part of the Quanta Group, the largest electrical power contractor in North America. Valard has full-service capabilities for transmission, distribution, substations, foundations, telecommunications and renewable energy. Valard is a full-service EPC+ utility contractor with almost four decades of experience, successfully completing projects across Canada.

Reporting to the Manager of Shared Services, the AP Administrator is responsible for processing invoices in a timely and accurate manner.

Accounts Payable Functions

Process two-way and three way Purchase order/ invoice matching
Cost coding, posting and payment of invoices via cheque, EFT or online payment
Respond to all vendor inquiries, reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies
on AP vouchers
Resolve issues with disputed vendor invoices
Complete setup forms for EFTs, Online payments
Ensure proper supporting documents are attached to all invoices
Ensure corporate signing limits are met on all invoices
Prioritize invoices according to cash discount potential and payment terms
Audit monthly printer / toner count against invoice
Provides top customer service to internal and external staff
Organizing and housekeeping of all legal survey plans and other survey projects in the survey jobs drive and information services drive
Scan in drafting plans, sketches, checklists and make sure a copy is saved in Drafting markup folders.
Maintaining the passwords for the websites (i.e. Land Titles) used to purchase and obtain survey products

Cross train with other Shared Services Departments


Knowledge and understanding of accounting requirements
3 years or greater of experience in large accounts payable departments
Highly experienced with computer skills, Microsoft Work, Outlook, Excel
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality


Strong computer skills to operate spreadsheets, word processing programs and websites
Effective verbal and listening communication skills
Effectively takes instruction and direction
Strong interpersonal skills
Reliable and dependable attendance
Must be well organized and a self-starter
Must be able to follow standard filing procedures
Strong analytical, decision making & problem solving skills
Effective written communications skills
Detail oriented, professional attitude, reliable
Possess strong organizational and time management skills to balance and prioritize work
Ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner
Basic accounting principles knowledge, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis and multi-tasking skills
Thorough knowledge of applicable accounts payable/
Ability to perform mathematical computations such as percentages, fractions, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division quickly and accurately
Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
Experienced in processing EFT, wires and direct deposit

The Accounts Payable Clerk must maintain strict confidentiality in performing his or her duties. He/ she must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:

Be honest and trustworthy
Be respectful
Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
Be flexible
Demonstrate sound work ethics
Protects organization's value by keeping information confidentiality

Minimum Formal Education:
No formal education required

High school diploma

College diploma

Undergraduate degree

Master’s degree

Type of Education (or Major) Preferred or Required:
Preferred Required

Post-secondary degree (an asset)

Designation(s) Preferred or Required:
Preferred Required

Minimum Experience:
No experience required 7 – 10 years

1 – 3 years 10+ years

3 – 5 years 15+ years

5 – 7 years 20+ years

Other: An acceptable combination of education and experience to fulfill the role.


Valard Construction LP is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse workforce. We offer a competitive salary and a complete range of employee benefits.

Please forward resume and cover letter in confidence to:

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.