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Accounts Payable Clerk

Accounts Payable Clerk

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We have an exciting new opportunity in Victoria, BC, for a Accounts Payable Clerk to join the growing team at StarFish Medical. Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Accounts Payable Clerk will support Accounts Payable and selected administrative tasks. The Accounts Payable Clerk will be capable of working in a dynamic and ever-changing environment where a creative and supportive cultural is central. You are excited about the details and are motivated by learning new processes, achieving deadlines and delivering exceptional customer service, both internally and externally.

StarFish Medical offers:

  • Satisfaction of helping others through medical device technology
  • An organization with strong core values
  • A team oriented/collaborative environment
  • An award winning company culture & tight knit team
  • Profit sharing
  • Competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Monthly All-hands meetings
  • Active social committee
  • 50% BC Transit cost sharing
  • Galloping Goose access and shower facilities for midday runs or biking to work in Victoria

Responsibilities

  • Accounts Payable, including
    • matching and verifying accuracy of supplier invoices, receiving reports, packing slips with purchase orders
    • credit card matching with invoices and other supporting documents, and reconciling credit card statements with the general ledger
    • ensuring proper approvals are in place
    • coding and posting approved supplier invoices
    • processing employee expense claims
    • processing shipping invoices
    • supporting cheque preparation, cheque run processing, and online payment processing
    • filing and matching all paperwork related to cheque runs
    • keeping all Account Payable invoices filed and up to date
    • making adjustments and dealing with odd items
    • ensuring Accounts Payable listing is correct and reliable
    • vendor management as required
  • Processing all paper work and data in an accurate and timely manner
  • Filing of records according to standard practices
  • Accounting correspondence with suppliers and others as required
  • Ensuring internal control processes are followed accordingly
  • Completing bank deposits
  • Process the AP email inbox
  • Assisting the Accounting team with various duties, as required
  • Other administrative tasks as required

Our ideal Accounts Payable Clerk candidate brings:

  • Completion of Grade 12 and some post-secondary education/training in basic accounting, plus a minimum of 3 years accounts payable work experience is required
  • Experience with accounting or ERP software is desired (Starfish is using Syspro)
  • Ability to pay attention to detail to ensure accuracy of data entry and coding
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to problem solve in order to research and escalate issues
  • Ability to manage a deadline driven and detail oriented workload, including an ability to prioritize workload under pressure
  • Ability to recognize and prioritize opportunities for improvement and efficiency
  • Ability to demonstrate professionalism when dealing with financial information including confidentiality
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work with a variety of people in a team environment.
  • Ability to function using intermediate computer skills in MS Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Experience with multiple currencies
  • Multi company experience
  • Ability to have fun and laugh at yourself
  • Ability to speak French in addition to English is a welcomed attribute

About StarFish Medical:

StarFish Medical is Canada’s premier medical device development group, an integrated team of 80+ technical product development professionals who work on device design projects for North American and international customers.

At our head office in beautiful Victoria, BC, Canada, you will work in an energizing, purpose-designed 20,000 sq. ft. facility with some of the best medical device design strategists, designers and engineers to help direct, create and deliver exciting product experiences for varied device markets. Our project areas range from tactical EMS products, surgical tools and consumer diagnostic devices through to high volume disposables, complex IVD systems, imaging technologies and lab equipment. StarFish offers a collegial, creative and casual working environment. In a recent survey, our employees rated: peers and culture, interesting and meaningful work, and working conditions (flexibility, environment) as the top reasons they most enjoyed working at StarFish.

How To Apply:

Qualified Accounts Payable Clerk applicants are encouraged to apply through the brand new StarFish Medical Job Portal with a resume and cover letter that clearly indicates how your education and experience meet the requirements of this position.

If you experience any difficulties with the StarFish Medical Job Portal, please reach out to careers@starfishmedical.com with a subject line of “Accounts Payable Clerk Job Portal Issue”.

We thank all candidates who apply; however after initial acknowledgement, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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