Accounts Payable Specialist

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Job Type
Permanent Full Time

Job Description

Accounts Payable Specialist

Vancouver, Canada

Avigilon (TSX: AVO) provides trusted security solutions to the global market. Avigilon designs, develops, and manufactures video analytics, network video management software and hardware, surveillance cameras, and access
control solutions. Avigilon’s solutions have been installed at thousands of customer sites, including school campuses, transportation systems, healthcare centers, public venues, critical infrastructure, prisons, factories, casinos, airports, financial institutions, government facilities, and retailers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Review and process inbound vendor invoices for weekly cheque runs and/or wire transfers
  • Process invoices using three-way match
  • Process employee expense reports ensuring proper coding for submitted expenses
  • Communicate in a timely manner with internal employees and external vendors regarding status of their payments
  • Develop strong relationships with both internal and external customers (i.e. within the Finance department,other departments and vendors)
  • Interact with our external suppliers and internal departments to obtain the necessary documents and approvals in order to process invoices in a timely manner
  • Reconcile vendor account statements monthly to make sure Accounts Payable records agree with vendor account statements and resolve any discrepancies in a timely manner
  • Reconcile the purchase clearing account and supplier advance payments
  • Assist with the ongoing development of AP processes
  • Other duties as required


  • 1 – 3 years of AP experience
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word and Outlook)
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Highly accurate, great attention to detail and an aptitude for problem solving
  • Ability to work both independently and as a cooperative team member
  • Ability to organize and balance multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Professional and proactive approach to work

Preference will be given to candidates with the following skills and experience:

  • Experience with SAP system
  • Experience with Certify
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Finance, or the equivalent

Perks and Benefits:
As a full-time employee at Avigilon, you are eligible to receive a comprehensive benefits package which includes MSP, extended health, dental, medical insurance while travelling, and the opportunity to participate in the Employee Share Purchase Plan (ESPP). You will also receive a health spending account to cover additional healthcare costs, such as vision care, RMT and chiropractor visits.


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