Accounting (AP) Supervisor



The Accounting Supervisor will be a hands-on individual with primary responsibilities for cash flow reporting and reconciliations, AP management and control, all financial statutory filings and reporting requirements, including HST & CBSA, GL account analysis and reconciliations, and assist the Financial Controller with month-end requirements. The incumbent will be highly organized and will have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. She/He must pay meticulous attention to detail, accuracy and timeliness.


Reporting Structure

Reports to Financial Controller


Duties Include

  • Responsible for activities and operations in the accounts payable function for the organization.
  • Ensures timely payments of vendor invoices and expense vouchers and maintains accurate financial records and control reports.
  • Reconcile Bank accounts and prepare daily cash position report.
  • Process AP wire payments through on-line banking for approval by Financial Controller
  • Ensure HST & CBSA government financial filings are completed accurately and filed on a timely basis
  • Ensure all postings of AP and cash activity are completed within three days after month-end.
  • Complete all assigned account analysis and prepare / post all month-end journal entries by the fourth working day.
  • Complete all assigned month-end reconciliations by the fifth working day and file electronically and in month-end binder.
  • Provide assistance to Financial Controller for the completion of analytical projects and requests.
  • Ensure adherence to all procedures and policies.
  • Review processed invoices for accuracy and correct coding.
  • Keep knowledgeable of federal, provincial and municipal developments, laws and policies that may affect the financial operations of the organization.
  • Participate in required meetings; providing data, input and recommendations.
  • Perform other accounting duties as assigned.
  • Ensure compliance with bmg/bgo and affiliated policies and procedures.


Education, Skills and Experience

  • Post-Secondary education or equivalent
  • Various college-level courses in bookkeeping and accounting
  • Post-Secondary Diploma or Degree in a related field.
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience working in accounting required.
  • A professional accounting designation (CGA, CMA, CA) or working towards would be an asset.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles, practices and applications
  • Knowledge of budget preparation and analysis techniques
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Proficient communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Good project management skills and the ability to motivate teams to produce quality work within tight timeframes
  • Computer literate, including effective working knowledge and skills of MS Office software
  • Experience with fully integrated computer operating systems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accepted accounting standards, practices, tax laws, and reporting requirements.
  • High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and/or reasoning to identify root causes and resolution of issues.
  • Proven ability to build strong working relationships, internal and external to the organization.
  • High attention to detail, accuracy and timeliness.
  • Knowledge of standard office procedures and practices.
  • Able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to adapt to and learn new software.
  • Good organizational, time management and prioritizing skills.
  • Ability to interpret and implement company policies and procedures.
  • Able to work effectively with all levels of the company.
  • Able to maintain confidential information.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills


To apply to this opportunity please email your resume and cover letter to