payroll and accounts payable clerk, Victoria

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A highly successful Vancouver Island based manufacturing company are seeking a top Payroll and Accounts Payable Clerk to join their busy team.

Opportunity: Full time, permanent position
Location: Victoria BC, close to Downtown, transit accessible
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8.00am - 5.00pm (hours may be flexible)
Salary: $40,000 - 50,000
Start: As soon as possible

Your Main Responsibilities:

• Ensure hourly production and installation employees paid in an accurate and timely basis
• Collate payroll input documents and data for processing
• Process payroll data using Payworks online payroll platform
• Produce regular and adhoc payroll related reports
• Assist with developing, maintaining, updating, and documenting payroll procedures
• Assisting to maintain and safeguard employee personnel files
• Administration of employee benefits including health insurance, professional development, safety & protection, BC Transit pass, and other
• Assist with vacation tracking and absence management
• Assist with various month end duties including vacation and wage accruals
• Courteously respond or re-direct employee inquiries
• Assist with recruitment and hiring as required

Accounts Payable:
• Assist with processing & managing accounts payable in an accurate and efficient manner
• Assisting with matching of purchase orders with invoices as they are received
• Assisting to maintain vendor records in Sage 50 accounting system
• Courteously respond or re-direct vendor account inquiries
• Reconcile employee expense reports using Excel, verifying general ledger accounts and auditing for receipts in accordance with the corporate travel and expense reimbursement policy
• Complete credit applications
• Assist with Sales tax filings and remittances
• Reconcile corporate credit card usage and perform month end credit card reconciliations
• Assist with various month end duties including fixed asset tracking and amortization, prepaid expenses, allocations and accruals
• Assist with answering and disseminating incoming calls as required
• Other duties as assigned (including sales order entry back up)

Requirements for the Role:

• Postsecondary education or training preferred
• Diploma in accounting or bookkeeping course preferred

• Minimum 2 years' work experience in office environment preferred
• Payroll and accounts payable experience is preferred

• Self-starter, able to work independently with minimum supervision
• Enjoy working with a team, communicate effectively; establish and maintain effective working relationships
• Superior attention to detail and highly organized providing timely, accurate and complete information
• Accounting and mathematical reasoning skills required
• Ability to analyze situations accurately and take appropriate action
• Work under pressure to meet deadlines
• Flexible and adaptable
• Proficient in accounting software programs
• Good working knowledge of Excel
• Deal with employees and public in a helpful, courteous, friendly and professional manner whether on the phone or in person

• Starting salary of $40,000 - 50,000
• Extended health & dental benefits (80%)
• 3 weeks vacation
• Open door culture
• Fast paced working environment
• Opportunity for professional growth within accounting, as part of a medium sized and fast-paced organization

If this sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you - please apply here today and one of our Staffing Consultants will be in touch. Alternatively, please email your resume to All applications are welcome, but only those who meet the requirements will be contacted.

Randstad oversees various temporary and permanent roles such as: Reception, Administrative Assistants, Executive Assistants, Customer Service/Client Support, Inside Sales, Data Entry, Human Resources, Marketing, Accounting, Warehouse, General Labour, Operations, and Skilled Trade roles. If you happen to have experience in any of these roles please feel free to reach out to us to discuss future possibilities!

Any questions? Please feel free to call the Randstad Victoria office at 250.383.1389 and one of the team will be happy to help.

We look forward to hearing from you!


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