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Accounts Payable Clerk

Competition #:843851

Job Title:Accounts Payable Clerk

Job Category:Finance

New Work Type:Full-Time Temporary

Positions Available:1

Union Affiliation:CUPE

Posted Date:11/06/19

Closing date:18/06/19

Salary Range:$23.00 - $27.46 per hour

Length of Temporary Assignment:1 year

FTE Assignment (Cas=0.000001):1.0

Unity Health Toronto (St. Michaels Hospital site) Finance Department is currently seeking a highly organized individual to provide excellent accounts payable support to internal departments and external vendors.


  • Processing of invoices according to standard operating procedures, ensuring payments are supported according to established payment policies. Processing includes payment validation, invoice data entry, and accuracy audit.
  • Identify and code payments in accordance with Canada Revenue Agency requirements for HST, taxable services, taxable benefits, etc.
  • Investigate and resolve any discrepancies between invoice and purchase order with Vendor Administration, Receiving or User departments authorizing payments.
  • Ensure all invoices are processed within standard turnaround times (e.g. 3 days).
  • Process payment discounts where available.
  • Follow up and resolve outstanding invoices, credit notes and any items over 30 days old with Procurement Services, Logistics, end users and vendors.
  • Record follow up and resolution on outstanding invoices on payment system and status on Outstanding Invoice Report.
  • Reconcile vendor statements.
  • Follow-up on queries from hospital staff, physicians, suppliers, and auditors pertaining to payments.
  • Retrieve invoices as required.
  • Maintain accounts payable files in accordance with department standards.
  • Provide backup for other Accounts Payable Clerks and recurring payments.


  • College diploma or university degree preferably in business or accounting.
  • Ability to operate state-of-the-art computer technology and an ability to adapt to new systems and procedures.
  • Microsoft Excel (intermediate), MS-Word, Email
  • Well developed organizational skills with the ability to work in a fast- paced, high volume environment.
  • Ability prioritize tasks appropriately.
  • Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy, under tight processing deadlines.
  • Experience in Lawson (Infor) or other major ERP financial systems would be an asset.
  • Excellent customer service record with proven success working as a part of a team.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experienced in communicating with all levels of management.