Accounts Payable Coordinator

The Accounts Payable Coordinator will be accountable for performing CANARIE’s accounts payable processes, as well as other day-to-day accounting tasks.

This is a full-time, permanent position that reports to CANARIE’s Finance Manager.

Key Responsibilities

Support Accounts payable by:

  • Entering accounts payable transactions, including vendor invoices and expense reports
  • Matching vendor invoices to purchase orders and receiving documents
  • Analyzing and processing funded participant claims
  • Recording vendor payment transactions (e.g., wire transfers, bill payments, etc.)
  • Maintaining excellent vendor relationships
  • Preparing accounts payable reports and subledger reconciliations

Contributing to day-to-day financial accounting by:

  • Preparing bank deposits
  • Recording cash receipts transactions
  • Preparing actual vs budget variance reports
  • Participating in the preparation of budget and forecast processes
  • Participating in the month-end, quarter-end, and year-end accounting closing activities
  • Related duties and responsibilities, as required

The Ideal Candidate

To excel at CANARIE, you have a demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively on teams and are also an energetic self-starter with the self-motivation to work independently. You have excellent oral and written communication skills, and can count time management, problem solving, and managing multiple priorities as your strengths. You also share a dedication to CANARIE’s core values: service, teamwork, inclusion, innovation, quality, and integrity.

Relevant experience in publicly funded not-for-profit organizations is desirable. Bilingualism is preferred.

What You Bring

Education and Experience

  • College diploma or university degree in Business Administration or Accounting, or a suitable combination of education, experience, or other relevant training
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant accounting experience


  • Strong analytical skills and attention to details

Technical Proficiencies

  • Strong working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite
  • Working experience in ERP applications and related reporting tools
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains, is desirable

Come Work with Us

We are committed to employment equity and encourage anyone who can contribute to the diversification of ideas and perspectives to apply. For applicants with disabilities, accommodation is available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process.

If this seems to be the right fit for you, please send a note and your resume to, and include the position title in your subject.

We thank all applicants, however only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.