Accounts Payable Senior Clerk 0001 Head Office

Accounts Payable Senior Clerk

Full-Time • 0001 Head Office
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You’ll experience them all at London Drugs.  As one of Canada’s fastest-growing and most successful retail chains, we know what it takes to build a satisfying career. We are seeking innovative, customer focused people to join our team!  

 Our Accounting Department at our Head Office in Richmond, BC currently opportunities for:
Accounts Payable Senior Clerk 

The Accounts Payable, Senior Clerk is an integral part of the Accounts Payable Team, supporting the AP Team as a whole to ensure payments are made accurately and on time.  The AP Senior Clerk directly communicates with the vendor’s representatives to reconcile statements and work through any discrepancies.  The AP Senior Clerk also assists management to ensure month end closing processes are adhered to so the AP sub-ledger is accurate and complete as reported. 
Key responsibilities include: 
  • Support the Intermediate AP Clerks to ensure the processing of payments to vendors is accurate, on time and secure.
  • Calculate and process Price Protection Claims and Value Adjustments to ensure accurate costing of products and services. 
  • Perform Vendor reconciliations and understand the impact of adjustments.
  • Prepare correspondence to vendors relating to statements, debit balances, disputes and settlements.
  • Review and action debit balances and open receiving, as prescribed.
  • Perform account reconciliations in the General ledger and understand the impact of adjustments
  • Create and maintain a safe, fair and harassment free work environment.
  • Assists Management team to ensure month end closing procedures are adhered to.
  • Assists with ensuring AP sub-ledger is accurate and completed as reported.
  • Deal confidentially with company financials and other information.
  • Identify root causes for payable issues and implement solutions.
  • Assist with other tasks as required by the Manager and other team members to meet deadlines and reporting requirements.
The successful candidate will possess the following: 
  • 5 years Accounts Payables experience, preferably in a large, high volume AP department.
  • Thorough understanding of generally accepted accounting principles, as well as G/L and Trial Balance.
  • Knowledge of 3-way matching system in EDI and manual environments.
  • Understanding of inventory costing & adjustments and its impact on AP processing.
  • Experience with PeopleSoft Financial applications, AS400 and Microsoft Office 2010 applications, particularly Excel, Word, Outlook and Access.
  • Intermediate level spreadsheet analysis skills.
  • 2 – 3 years accounting experience or equivalent post-secondary education.
  • Experience working in an EDI environment is preferred.
  • Understand and apply Accounts Payable processes, policies, procedures, and internal control standards.
If you are a well organized, self-motivated, individual who has a positive attitude, a desire to support Company initiatives, and a commitment to achieving Company objectives, then we have the opportunity for you to excel!  
We offer advancement opportunities through our promote-from-within policies and salaries commensurate with experience.  We offer a comprehensive benefits program including:
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, prescription drug and vision coverage for you and your family (Ensuring you and your family are taken care of)
  • Employee Discount Program (Sharing our success)
  • Employee Recognition Program (Tangible rewards for great work!)
Applicants must be available to work Monday to Friday 8:30-5:00. 
If you possess the necessary skills and expertise and would like to join an exciting team of professionals,
 Apply Now!

We are an equal opportunity employer.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work applicable to this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.  Be advised, London Drugs DOES NOT use third party recruitment services.

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London Drugs offers advancement opportunities through our promote-from-within policies, salaries commensurate with experience, as well as a comprehensive benefits program including:

Comprehensive medical, dental, prescription drug and vision coverage for you and your family
Ensuring you and your family are taken care of
Ongoing In-House Training & Education Courses
Lifelong learning
Employee Family Assistance Program
Free confidential counseling
Company matched RRSPs
Helping you plan for your future
Health & Wellness
Enjoy discounted memberships with Goodlife Fitness
Employee Recognition Program
Tangible rewards for great work!
Employee Discount Program
Sharing our success