Accounting & Finance - Halifax

Maxsys Staffing is currently seeking an experienced Accounts Payable Clerk for a client in the Halifax area.

Job Description
? Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
? Sort and distribute incoming mail
? Process 3 way P.O. matching invoices, up to 100 plus line items
? Prioritize invoices according to cash discount potential and payment terms
? Process check requests
? Audit and process credit card bills
? Match invoices to checks, obtain all signatures for checks and distribute checks accordingly
? Respond to all vendor inquiries
? Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies
? Assist in month end closing
? Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
? Assist with other projects as needed

? 2+ years of Accounts Payable experience
? High school diploma required, college courses in accounting preferred
? Must have strong work ethics
? Must be well organized and a self-starter
? Must be able to follow standard filing procedures
? Detail oriented, professional attitude, reliable
? Proficient in Excel and Word, 10-key by touch, Oracle experience a plus
? Ability to type 60-65 wpm
? Possess strong organizational and time management skills
? Strong problem solving skills, basic accounting principles knowledge, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis and multi-tasking skills
? Thorough knowledge of applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures, financial chart of accounts and corporate procedures
? Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
? Ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner
? Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
? Ability to perform mathematical computations such as percentages, fractions, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division quickly and accurately

To apply please contact Rebecca Longphee at:,
Phone: 902.444.3305 or fax resume to 902.444.3306 or respond to this ad with resume attached to apply. Please note: While we thank all those that apply, only qualified applicants will be selected for an interview.

Position Type Full Time
Application Deadline February 8, 2018
Experience Required 3 years
Job Duration Temporary
Education Required College Diploma