Account Payable Clerk - FT (Port Kells)

Buy-Low Foods - Surrey, BC (30+ days ago)

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Buy-Low Foods is currently seeking an Accounts Payable Clerk for our growing Accounting Department. Based out of our Head Office in Surrey (Port Kells), this position reports to the Accounts Payable Supervisor.

This is a Full Time position, with a Monday to Friday work schedule with 40 hours per week.

Job duties and responsibilities:

  • Carry out all daily accounting requirements for corporate stores
  • High volume data entry
  • Reconciling weekly Cash & Sales Reports
  • Verifying weekly receiving sheet entries
  • Preparation of gross profit records
  • Assisting with the preparation of period end reconciliation and working papers
  • Match, code and enter accounts payable invoices into accounting software
  • Acquire all necessary approvals and backup information prior to payment
  • Respond to accounts payable inquiries
  • Reconcile vendor statements
  • Correspond with Corporate Stores regarding purchase order receiving, sales orders and any discrepancies
  • Perform filing and general administrative tasks

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1-2 years in a high volume, fast paced office environment
  • Demonstrated entry level bookkeeping and accounting skills
  • Intermediate computer skills (including MS office, Word, Excel & Outlook)
  • Proficient accurate typing and data entry skills
  • All-star work ethic (better than anyone you know)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (written and verbal)
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Self-starter and team player with a high level of self-discipline and initiative
  • Creative and effective problem solving ability
  • Positive attitude with a commitment to providing outstanding customer service
  • Able to prioritize and organize position responsibilities and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Above average telephone etiquette

Our commitment to you:

  • Flexible work environment with room for advancement
  • Competitive Wages with starting rates based on experience
  • Company matched RRSP Program
  • For full time permanent positions: Comprehensive Benefits Package including MSP, Extended Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance & Disability

If you feel that you possess the knowledge, skills and abilities mentioned above then we would love to hear from you!

How To Apply:

  • Respond to this job ad - please be sure to include a cover letter including your wage expectation

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.



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Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Accounts Payable: 1 year (Preferred)
  • High volume data entry / office environment: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Secondary School (Preferred)


  • Ok with commute to 19580 Telegraph Tr, Surrey (Port Kells) (Required)
  • Canadian citzen or PR holder (Required)
  • Any formal accounting education (Preferred)