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Accounts Payable Manager

Location: 

Montreal, Quebec, CA

Date:  May 14, 2021

 

 

 

This person will be responsible for all aspects of the Accounts Payable department of Dentons Canada, including invoice processing, payment processing and expense report processing.   He or she will oversee the daily operations of the department, mentor and develop the team, and set high standards for quality work.

 

Responsibilities

•    Ensure accurate and timely processing of invoices and  payments to all vendors using Elite ERP system
•    Develop, implement and maintain policies and procedures related to all Accounts Payable functions
•    Maintain effective vendor relationships, perform new vendor set up and vendor edit functions
•    Maintain current policies to ensure relevant internal controls over financial reporting
•    Administer credit card and travel card programs
•    Process expense reports using Chrome River System
•    Reviews accounts payable documents prepared by subordinates for accuracy, completeness and conformance to policy; authorizes for payment. 
•    Creates and implements changes to work assignments, methods, or procedures to meet operational needs, improve accuracy and efficiency of the accounts payable system.
•    Analyzes, resolves and answers complex or difficult problems presented by subordinates and the business
•    Supervises the activities of subordinates recommends and implements changes to department policy or procedure to ensure integrity of the accounts payable system; interprets policy and advises business 
•    Recommends modifications to existing system and implements modifications through coordination with all locations involved in accounts payable production.
•    Reviews statistical reports submitted by staff to monitor activities, anticipate problems and ensure accurate recording of transactions submitted to financial systems.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
•    Bilingual (French and English)
•    3+ years of accounts payable experience AND Bachelor’s Degree preferred
•    1+ year of supervisory experience required
•    Strong planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize work
•    Excellent written, oral, interpersonal and organizational skills-must be an effective communicator and possess strong customer service skills 
•    Strong Accounts Payable ERP systems experience; Elite and Chrome River preferred with proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint 
•    Knowledge of principles, practices, regulations, and procedures as they relate to purchasing and accounts payable.
•    Attention to detail and accuracy a must. 
•    Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment.

 

*We thank all applicants who apply, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Equal Opportunity Statement

Inclusion and diversity (I&D) are fundamental to who we are at Dentons Canada and essential to the success and strength of our firm. Our forward-thinking, inclusive culture promotes and supports the professional development of our diverse talent, the leading services we offer to our clients, and positive social change. As a testament to our commitment to I&D, we are recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employer’s for 11 consecutive years (2011-2021) and one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People (2021) for the fourth time.
 

Dentons Canada is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome your application. All employment decisions, including hiring, will be made without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, colour, creed, disability, ethnic origin, family status, gender assigned at birth, gender identity, marital status, place of origin, race, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable human rights legislation. 
 

To support and embrace your diverse skillsets, talents and experiences, we are committed to providing you with an inclusive, barrier-free and accessible workplace to support your success. Should you require accommodation during the recruitment process, for example as a result of a disability, please contact us at careers.canada@dentons.com.