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Accounts Payable Associate

Date:  Sep 1, 2021

Surrey, BC, CA, V3V 4G4

Company:  Sonepar
Shift Type:  Entry-Level

Sonepar Canada is an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in the business-to-business distribution of electrical, industrial and safety products and related solutions. We are a proud member of the Sonepar Group, the world's largest privately-held electrical distributor. In Canada, we are represented by 7 locally managed electrical and industrial distributors and have over 114 locations with coverage in all 9 provinces.


To explore and learn more about Sonepar Canada, please visit www.soneparcanada.com



Sonepar Canada’s Surrey Head Office location is looking for an Accounts Payable Associate, reporting to the AP Finance Manager. This person will be part of a 20+ AP team providing shared services for multiple companies in a fast-paced environment.


Key Responsibilities:

• Review, verify and process invoices, purchase orders and expense from various offices in a timely manner.

• Follow up and obtain clarification on any discrepancies or inaccuracies on invoices and/or purchase orders and purchase authority limits.

• Process cheque runs, electronic funds transfers and wire payments.

• Collect, verify and maintain accurate and complete information on applicable suppliers.

• Assist with month end closing and reporting.

• Research and respond to internal and external customer inquiries.

• Reconciling vendor statements.

• Perform other accounting administrative duties as required.


Desired Skills and Experience:

• Minimum of 3 years Accounts Payable experience working in an office environment.

• Microsoft office including intermediate Excel is required.

• Experience working in a high-volume processing environment is a must.

• Excellent time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines.

• Excellent customer service and communication skills.

• Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships.

• High School Diploma required. University/College education preferred, with a focus in Accounting


We are interested in knowing you more. Start an exciting new career and enjoy many employee benefits by applying online. Sonepar Canada is thankful for your interest in joining the team, only individuals selected for interview will be contacted.    


More information on Sonepar Canada:


Website: www.soneparcanada.com  

Twitter: @soneparcanada  

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/sonepar-canada/  

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/SoneparCanada  

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