Accounts Payable Manager (3 month contract term)

Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Oct 17, 2020
Oct 19, 2020
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Mission for this Position

About Us

At Baffinland, we work and live beyond the Arctic Circle, mining iron ore at our Mary River Property, located in the Qikiqtani Region of Nunavut on Baffin Island; one of the world's most captivating and seldom seen destinations. We are a unique company with a strong management who have amassed specialty experience on northern mining projects through all phases of Inuit consultation, permitting, construction and operation. Our workforce brings together the modern practice of safe, sustainable mining and the enduring value of a traditional culture, which is rapidly advancing. The result is a work and community experience you won't find anywhere else. We are looking for people ready to share, build, and grow with our company.

Reporting to the Corporate Controller, the Accounts Payable Manager leads the accounts payable team and ensures accurate and efficient processing of invoices, payments and reporting.

Main Accountabilities

  • Managing the accounts payable team to ensure that team objectives are met with excellent team work, motivation and career development;
  • Ensures efficient and effective processing of invoices and payments in accordance with best practices;
  • Monitoring and reporting of aging of outstanding payables and other key performance indicators;
  • Processing payments via electronic funds transfer (EFT), wire and cheque accurately and efficiently
  • Ensuring expenditure approvals are in accordance with Company policy;
  • Ensuring proper general ledger coding of all expenditures;
  • Preparation of detailed financial commitment schedules and analyses as requested;
  • Preparation of information for external auditors as required;
  • Monitoring development and adherence to company policy and procedures and internal controls;
  • Manages the timely and accurate preparation of regulatory filings (e.g. GST and QST returns);
  • Other responsibilities and matters as assigned by the Controller and/or CFO from time to time.

Main Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • 7-10 years of relevant experience required.
  • Minimum 7 years' experience of accounts payable operations in a leadership role
  • Internationally recognized accounting designation or qualification (CPA, CA, CGA , CMA) required
  • Excellent computer skills; accounting software, spreadsheets, graphs, word processing required
  • Experience with SAP required
  • Knowledge of KOFAX preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to function in a high paced and demanding environment
  • Clear and concise verbal and oral communication skills.
  • Continuous Improvement mindset