Accounts Payable Clerk 2

FortisBC

FortisBC

Accounting & Finance
Kelowna, BC, Canada
Posted on Friday, October 27, 2023

Affiliation: MoveUP
Employment Status: Full-Time Temporary
Salary: $28.97 Hourly
Temp Duration: 1 Year
Workplace Flexibility: No
Posting End Date: Open until filled

 

We’re a Canadian-owned and BC-based energy company taking steps toward a lower-carbon energy future by providing renewable energy, natural gas and electricity to more than 1.2 million customers.  


We’re looking for new talent to join us as we transform BC’s energy future. Our diverse team of more than 2,600 employees is committed to a safe and inclusive culture where each of us can connect, belong and grow. Join us and let’s work together for a better BC. 

Responsibilities

  • Process accounts payable invoices including:
    • verify arithmetic calculations, currency of payment, quantities and merchandise on source documents such as invoices, expense statements and payment requisitions;
    • evaluate invoices to determine correct tax compliance, including GST Input Tax Credit and appropriate documents, PST including self assessments, Non-Resident Tax and Harmonized Sales Tax;
    • utilize SAP AP and PO modules to match invoices to the correct receipt and purchase order;
    • manage large dollar invoices using programs such as Excel;
    • reconcile FortisBC vendor accounts to vendor statements, reconcile differences and resolve problems with the vendor;
    • determine and deduct appropriate builders’ lien holdback;
    • check invoice approvals, including signatures, cost center and authority level;
    • provide missing coding data to accounts payable documents including researching using OF systems plus inquiries with FortisBC personnel; and,
    • enter data into a computer terminal.
  • Answer inquiries, both written and verbal, regarding accounts payable matters, including:
    • vendor account inquiries;
    • tax treatment inquiries; and,
    • FortisBC employee inquiries.
  • Provide monthly support to the accounts payable analyst in administering the Visa credit card program:
    • respond to inquiries using web-based programs;
    • download and transfer transaction data;
    • review distribution code assignments;
    • resolve customer inquiries; and,
    • determine and assign appropriate tax codes.
  • Process electronic invoices using web-based technology.
  • Performs duties of a minor nature related to the above duties, which do not affect the rating of the job.

Requirements

  • Successful completion of the Financial Accounting 1 and Financial Accounting 2 courses of the CGA program, or equivalent.
  • Twelve (12) months directly related relevant work experience (i.e. verifying, entering, general ledger coding and reconciling accounting entries).
  • Understanding of current federal and provincial tax regulations where applicable (i.e. goods and service tax, provincial sales tax, harmonized sales tax and non-resident tax).
  • Intermediate ability to use accounting software programs and Microsoft Suite.   
  • Intermediate proficiency using Excel spreadsheet software is required.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in both written and verbal form.
  • Intermediate ability to use web-based software (i.e. Pathwaynet).
  • Basic knowledge of Provincial Builders’ Liens and Federal Holdback Act.
  • Ability to work successfully in a team environment and work independently.
  • Accurate and high speed data entry ability, calculator and typing skills.  Must be able to enter data at a rate of 9,000 keystrokes per hour.
  • Ability to provide high level of customer service in a courteous, professional manner and possess excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to research, investigate and present results in an organized fashion to a broad range of audiences.
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet tight deadlines.

Our engaging workplace offers a wide range of challenging opportunities, while being safe, inclusive and diverse. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, while supporting life-long career development. We also encourage volunteerism and nourish the need to give back to your community.

 

To learn more about the recruitment process with FortisBC, please visit the You’re Applying. What now? page for additional information.