Accounts Payable Clerk

Reporting to the General Accountant (GA), the Accounts Payable Clerk will be responsible for the day-to-day accounts payable functions while maintaining a workflow that enables all aspects of the organization to provide timely service to staff and vendors.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Matches vendor invoices to purchase orders.
  • Checks pricing and quantities on invoices with purchase orders, and notes and discrepancies.
  • Ensures that invoices are coded to the appropriate general ledger accounts.
  • Updates and maintains Bioriginal’s vendor database as required.
  • Maintains Bioriginal’s relationships with various vendors.
  • Provides timely responses to vendor inquiries.
  • Audits and reviews employee expense claims:
    • Checks for approval by supervisor;
    • Checks for accuracy;
    • Ensures claims are coded appropriately and entered into the appropriate database.
  • Designates invoices for payment and issues cheques and Electronic Fund Transfers for payments as required and provides cheques to the VP of Finance for signing.
  • Runs the accounts payable payment report and provides the document to the Controller for review.
  • Reconciles vendor statements and verifies all invoices on statements have been paid.
  • Where there are variances or discrepancies on vendor statements, contacts the vendor to resolve.
  • Maintains vendor files.
  • Maintains balanced Accounts Payable subledger for all vendors.
  • Provides accounts payable support for crop production.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Possesses a minimum of 3-5 years of applicable experience, with knowledge of accounting principles, practices and applications.
  • Certification or diploma in accounting is an asset.
  • Must have strong analytical skills and a keen attention to detail.
  • Proficient with MS Office, particularly excel. Experience with ERP systems, specifically BAAN or LN, is an asset.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have excellent organization and time management skills, with the ability to work independently, in order to effectively manage multiple priorities and competing demands with tight deadlines.

What we can offer:

  • Competitive wages
  • Industry leading benefits plan
  • Opportunities for growth, development and advancement
  • Annual bonus potential
  • Good work-life balance
  • Excellent teamwork atmosphere

Bioriginal is able to offer a competitive compensation package, including an industry leading benefits package.  Individuals who are interested in the above position are invited to submit their application to human resources via email to [email protected].  Bioriginal thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants being considered for an interview will be contacted.

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Closes: August 2, 2019
Type: Full-Time
Department: Finance

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