Accounts Payable Coordinator Job Description
Reporting to the chief financial officer, the accounts payable coordinator will coordinate
timely and accurate entry of all invoices in the accounting system, process payments for
invoices, and conduct reconciliation of vendor accounts as required. Responding to vendors,
management, and all other accounts payable enquiries in a timely manner is the key to
success in this position.
Duties and Responsibilities
The accounts payable coordinator functions at a high level to:
• Coordinate the payment process for all operational expenses, contract payments and
employee expense claims to meet deadlines
• Retain purchase orders on file and attach to applicable invoices
• Review all invoices for accuracy, apply appropriate accounting system coding, and
ensure proper documentation and approval
• Reconcile vendor accounts and monthly visa statements
• Organize all accounts payable documentation in hard copy and electronic format.
Education and Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess:
• A certificate in accounting, related coursework, or equivalent experience
• Advanced knowledge in completer applications, with a primary focus on QuickBooks,
Excel, Word and Outlook.
To perform with excellence, candidates should have two to five years experience in an
Skills & Abilities
The accounts payable coordinator uses his/her professional confidence and abilities to:
• Take initiative on projects and follow them through to completion
• Handle multiple priorities, set and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
• Demonstrate attention to detail through excellent verbal and written communication,
time management and organizational skills
• Work in a team environment, using strong interpersonal skills for the good of the council.
The Aboriginal Human Resource Council values employees who are:
• Professional in appearance and demeanour
• Independent, honest and trustworthy
• Flexible, friendly and outgoing
• Culturally aware and sensitive to Aboriginal issues
• Able to show good judgement and discretion regarding confidential information and
Preference will be given to the hiring of an Aboriginal person with requisite or equivalent
skills, experience and competencies necessary to do the job.
The council’s national head office is in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and it operates multiple
virtual offices across the country.