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 Accounts Payable Specialist
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Administrative ,Other,Accounting
Years Experience: 4-6 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: December 06, 2017
Job Location:
2481 Kingsway Drive
Kitchener, ON

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Job Description

Dare Foods Limited, a leading Canadian manufacturer and distributor of quality cookies, crackers, fine breads, and confectionery products, is seeking a motivated and energetic individual for our Kitchener Office.

Accounts Payable Specialist

We are currently looking for an Accounts Payable Specialist with previous manufacturing accounting experience in a fast paced environment to join our team. This role will be responsible for the timely and accurate processing and payment of invoices in accordance to the company’s approval policy.


  • Contribute to the full cycle accounts payable process
  • Verify invoices for accurate coding and proper approvals
  • Ensure accurate processing of invoices ensuring goods/services have been received
  • Problem solving and follow-up on supplier invoices with internal sources
  • Train/Collaborate with other cross functional departments
  • Generate weekly payment runs for cheques and electronic payment
  • Handle inquiries, vendor maintenance and statement reconciliation
  • Assist with writing and updating documentation

Essential Skills and Qualifications

  • Willingness to learn and help implement new systems and technology
  • 4-6 years of accounts payable experience (manufacturing experience is an asset)
  • Post-secondary education (or equivalent experience)
  • Leadership and customer service experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with an aptitude for detail and accuracy
  • Working knowledge in Microsoft Office with intermediate proficiency in Excel
  • SAP/ERP/EDI experience is an asset
  • A team player with strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral and written communications skills

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

We thank all applicants in advance; however only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

No agencies please.

We are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. Dare Foods Ltd. will provide accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.

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