Accounts Payable Representative

  • ALS
  • North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Aug 06, 2022

Job Description

ALS provides a broad range of testing and analytical services to a wide variety of end markets and industries around the globe. We continue to remain a leader in the testing services industry and have established a distinguished reputation for providing best in class results and client services.

Accounts Payable Representative

Location: ALS Group, North Vancouver

Reports to: Accounts Payable Supervisor

About the Position:

This position is responsible for assisting with the accounts payable functions for the ALS Group in North America.

Specific Responsibilities
  • Sorting and coding invoices and other related paperwork for payables entry;
  • Entering payables into accounting system;
  • Handling accounts payable inquiries;
  • Preparing cheque runs as scheduled and manual cheques as required;
  • Maintaining various accounting systems and procedures to keep information and work organized;
  • Processing month end entries;
  • Filing;
  • Use correct methods in accordance with the established procedures and schedules while ensuring quality of work;
  • Observe established safety regulations and comply with all ALS health and safety policies and procedures;
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • A high level of diligence and attention to detail;
  • Computer literacy using Excel spreadsheets and Word;
  • Possess previous knowledge of computerized accounting system;
  • Strong ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines with multiple priorities;
  • Flexible and has the ability to assist in other areas of the finance department;
  • Ability to accurately follow instructions;
  • A positive, team-player attitude with a strong work ethic;
  • Excellent English communication skills (written and verbal).


Required Qualifications
  • 1-2 years of experience in an Accounts Payable position or related role would be an asset;
  • Completion of financial accounting courses preferred.


Physical Demands
  • Ability to sit at a desk and do general office work, which includes periodic sedentary responsibilities;
  • Ability to use and view a computer screen for up to 8 hours per day;
  • Ability to communicate via telephone and e-mail without assistance;
  • Manual dexterity to do repetitive tasks such as data entry.


ALS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive work environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee are both recognized and valued. We therefore encourage applications from all individuals; particularly women, First Nations, people with disabilities and visible minorities.

ALS also welcomes applications from people with all levels of ability. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Other details
  • Pay Type Hourly

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