• Accounts Payable Specialist

    Job Location CA-BC-Vancouver
    Job ID
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    Job Type
    Permanent Full Time
  • Job Description

    Accounts Payable Specialist 

    Vancouver, Canada


    At Avigilon we are helping solve some of the biggest challenges around safety and physical security by developing advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technologies and products that are used to help keep people, businesses, and cities around the world safer. Avigilon, a Motorola Solutions company, designs, develops, and manufactures advanced AI, video analytics, network video management software and hardware, surveillance cameras, and access control solutions that help change the way people interact with their security systems.


    Founded in 2004, Avigilon has been a driving force behind the security industry’s AI evolution and has continuously been a company that stands for innovation and growth. At Avigilon, you will find a culture of thought-leaders who are passionate about creating exciting new solutions for security and surveillance. We seek problem-solvers who are eager to rise to the challenges of a continuously evolving technological industry, and those who want to make an impact of the safety of people and businesses globally.



    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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