Accounts Payable Administrator (6 month contract)

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Accounts Payable Administrator (6 month contract) Job Posted: 2017-09-22

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Corporate Services

Calgary, AB


Startec is a thriving privately owned company headquartered in Calgary that produces custom mission critical compression and refrigeration systems for a variety of industries. Startec devotes their industry leading expertise in refrigeration & compression technologies to solve their clients’ most technically challenging needs.  We create reliable solutions for extreme operating conditions and provide exceptional service, which is a cornerstone of our business.


Reporting to the Corporate Controller the Accounts Payable Administrator completes payments and controls expenses by receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices. You are a team player who enjoys a fast-paced work environment, predictable activity and deadlines.



  • High school diploma
  • 3-5 years previous accounts payable experience
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines
  • Fast information processing (typing) skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills (Word/Excel/Other)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain confidential information


  • Enter invoices into the system (NAV and Discovery)
  • Match invoices to Purchase Order, investigate any differences and distribute for approval and coding
  • Generate cheques according to the payment schedules. Obtain appropriate approvals to release the cheques.
  • Calculate and process employee expense reports.
  • Perform month-end tasks such as accruals, adjustments and reconciliations.
  • Establishing credit with new vendors. Obtaining approvals for creating new vendors.
  • Reconcile vendor statements
  • Communicate and maintain good relationships vendors and resolve any issues.
  • Ensure that accounts payable procedures are performed in accordance with established the internal control system.
  • Maintain open communication with the Corporate Controller on any issues/questions.
  • Prints all accounts payable reports and maintain all accounts payable files.
  • Prepares analysis of accounts, as required.
  • Assists with accounts receivable and special projects, as necessary.
  • Prioritize duties and responsibilities in order to provide effective and efficient Accounts Payable service
  • Deal with sensitive and confidential financial documents
  • Other duties as assigned.

We offer competitive wages, training, flexibility and a dynamic and exciting work environment. Please apply directly or forward your resume, quoting the job title above, in confidence to


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