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Accounts Payable Clerk

We are currently looking for an Accounts Payable Clerk to join our Ottawa office team.

Job Description

The Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible for the timely payment of supplier invoices, employee expense reimbursements, updating the financial system, calculation and payment of all government remittances including HST/GST/QST, CPP, EI, EHT, garnishees and all union-related payments.

The Finance Department operates in a team environment to meet operating deadlines and all personnel are expected to cross-train in all of the accounting positions to allow for maximum flexibility and optimum coverage.  The Accounts Payable Clerk acts as back up for other accounting positions.


We ask all applicants to clearly identify related / relevant experience pertaining to the qualifications listed below.

Education and Professional / Technical Knowledge:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in accounting
  • Experience using NetSuite would be an asset
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office suite with advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately calculate, post, correct, and manage accounting figures and financial records
  • Strong knowledge of collection regulations and fair credit practices

Basic knowledge of accounting systems, budgets, and internal controls

The right candidate will have:

  • Verifies invoices and ensures that authorizations comply with financial policies
  • Codes and inputs invoices to the appropriate department and general ledger accounts and/or reviews coding by departmental managers/directors to ensure accurate coding and compliance with company policies and accounting principles
  • Codes and inputs expense claims to the appropriate departments, expense accounts and rebilling accounts
  • Manages the bi-weekly payments, including but not limited to cheques, EFTs, and on-line payments
  • Creates/modifies and distributes templates for use by company employees (for example, travel claim, petty cash requisition templates)
  • Prepares and remits payments for legislative deductions to ensure no penalties are incurred
  • Prepares and remits statutory payments (WSIB, HST etc.) to ensure no penalties are incurred
  • Prepares account reconciliations for all statutory and legislative deductions after each reporting period (i.e. source deductions after each pay period, WSIB, EHT, monthly)
  • Prepares general account reconciliations as required
  • Prepares documentation for the annual audit
  • Maintains petty cash fund in accordance with company policies
  • Creates new vendors and maintains existing vendor information in the accounting system
  • Files supplier documentation and maintains effective electronic and hard-copy filing systems.
  • Addresses vendor inquiries promptly (i.e. status of payment, etc.)
  • Maintains petty cash fund in accordance with company policies
  • Prepares invoices to re-bill customers for pass-through expenses.
  • Assists team members with training and performing other duties i.e. accounts receivable, banking and administration
  • Assists the Controller with ad-hoc analysis and special projects
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills in English, French desirable
  • Must be able to obtain a Reliability Security Clearance

Application Process

If you are interested in this opportunity please send your resume and cover letter, quoting reference #CN-23-006, to


Only those candidates that meet the specified requirements will be considered for this position. Candidates that do not meet the requirements may be considered for similar opportunities.

ComNet values the diversity of our workforce and respects its employees as individuals, regardless of race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, gender and age.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and ComNet’s Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of ComNet’s hiring process.

We appreciate all who apply, however we will only be contacting candidates of interest.

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Phone: +1 613 247-7778
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