Accounts Payable Clerk

PHSA - Burnaby, BC (30+ days ago)

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The Clerk IV, AP Invoice Processor performs accounting and clerical duties related to the efficient maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions. The Clerk also investigates and resolves complex problems and follows up with relevant parties as needed.

What you'll do

Be the first point of contact when processing and reconciling suppliers’ invoices.
Process invoices in accordance with established controls, policies and procedures. Invoices should adhere to the necessary requirements including vendor account, PO number (where applicable), invoice approvals and cost allocation.
Match invoices to purchase orders and receiving.
Work with stakeholders to resolve invoice and account issues and discrepancies.
Review and monitor discount opportunities and tax compliance.
Peer review invoice batches to ensure controls are in place, mistakes and gaps are identified and corrections are made.
Review and reconcile vendor statements and take corrective action as necessary.
Assist in vendor account maintenance by identifying necessary changes to the account.
Assist in the period end process by assembling the information necessary for determining expense accrual.

what you bring

Post-secondary education, preferably with some accounting courses
At least one (2) years of recent, related experience in a fast-paced, high volume Accounts Payable environment.
Equivalent combination of education, training and experience – full cycle AP, general accounting, etc. – may be considered.
Experience with PeopleSoft or comparable ERP system is an asse
Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including Excel, Word, and Outlook.
Ability to keyboard 45 wpm.

You can

Excellent work ethic.
Demonstrable effective organization and communication skills (verbal, written and listening).
High level of accuracy, attention to detail and problem solving skills.
Keen interest in building relationships by providing excellent customer service.
Ability to work independently and be a team player.

What’s in it for you

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Job type Regular Full Time
Location 1795 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby

Wage $22.89 per hour/ benefits
Closing date Until Filled
Reference number 091680E

What we do

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.