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Accounts Payable Clerk 2

Location: 

Kelowna, BC, CA

Affiliation: MoveUP
Employment Status: Full-Time Temporary
Salary: $28.97 Hourly
Temp Duration: 18 months

Posting End Date: Open until filled

We’re looking for new talent to join us as we reinvent the future of energy. Across BC, we have a diverse team of more than 2,500 employees we can’t do without, yet we’re growing as fast as ever.

You may think we’re your standard utility that delivers natural gas and electricity, but we’re also into cool, innovative energy solutions. Think carbon capture, renewable energies and lower-carbon transportation for a start. We believe in creating a cleaner, healthier tomorrow.

If you like meaningful work, a dynamic environment and forward-thinking colleagues, build your career with us. You’ll get opportunities to grow, lead, solve, and create. So what are you waiting for? Let’s rethink energy together.

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.

 

Safety is our number one priority, and to maintain the health and safety of our employees and broader communities, we have a number of COVID-19 safety measures in place. This includes a requirement for all new employees to provide proof of full vaccination, prior to their first day of work or the start of their employment. And of course, we will consider an accommodation for anyone who’s unable to be vaccinated due to a protected ground as defined by the Human Rights Code.

 

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

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