Administrative Support Level II, Accounts Payable (Finance) Job at CBC/Radio-Canada in Ottawa, ON

Job Family Finance

Primary Location Ottawa

Position Language Requirement Bilingual (English / French)

Language Skill Level (Reading) B

Language Skill Level (Writing) B

Language Skill Level (Speaking) B

Status of Employment Temporary

Work schedule(s) Full-time

Work at CBC/Radio-Canada

At CBC/Radio-Canada, we create content that informs, entertains and connects Canadians on multiple platforms. Our successes and accomplishments are driven by embodying and upholding values, which include creativity, integrity, inclusiveness and relevance.

Do you think you have the ability and drive to keep up with this exciting, ever-changing industry? Whether it be in front of the camera, on air, online or behind the scenes, you would be joining a team that thrives on making connections and telling stories that are important to Canadians.

Your role

This is a temporary role for 1 year.

CBC/Radio-Canada’s Shared Services Centre (SSC) is a reliable, one-stop resource that provides quality, timely and consistent service, while focusing on delivering an excellent client experience to all employees.

As the Administrative Support – Level 2, you play an important role within the Financial Services of the department.

This department is responsible for :
Account Payables

Account Receivables


Administration of the corporate credit cards program

The role is mainly but not limited to the following responsibilities:

Ensure the timely and accurate payment of all CBC/Radio-Canada purchase orders, non-purchase orders payments.

In addition, you will also ensure payment on tax remittances to the appropriate level of government (Federal or provincial), respond to internal and external queries regarding payments, and recommend and develop operating efficiency improvements. You will also ensure that the activities are conducted effectively and ethically and comply with the organization’s policies and standards as well as relevant regulations and laws.

Key Tasks:
Review and verify invoices / payments requisitions for appropriate documentation and approval prior to inputting into the AP system.

Responsible for the timely and accurate processing of accounts payable and expense transactions including Journal entries.

Responsible for coding invoices, expense reports, payment requisition etc., with the correct codes conforming to CBC/Radio-Canada standard procedures and policies.

Ability to apply the correct sales tax treatment to all invoices (Input Tax Credits/Input Tax Refunds restrictions, monitoring and evaluation, PST self-assessment).

Maintain, create and approve vendors in our accounting system and maintain overall vendor database.

Handle internal client and vendor inquiries or correspondence via telephone, mail, email and remedy tickets.

Prepare and perform payment cycles (EFT, Cheque or Wires/ACH).

Research and resolve invoice discrepancies.

Verify vendor accounts by reconciling the vendor statements.

Provide supporting documentation for internal audits or requests for information.

Performs other duties as required to support the overall SSC Financial Services department, which may include but not limited to credit card management, Account Receivables and billing.

We are looking for a candidate with the following:
Post-secondary education in accounting, finance or Business Administration or equivalent.

A minimum of at least 2 years’ of experience in a related field or similar organization.

Fluency in English and French is mandatory.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both official languages.

Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting payable principles.

Knowledge of SAP (Asset).

Advance knowledge of Excel (pivot tables, functions and data handling) and Microsoft products.

Advance knowledge of sales taxes (Asset).

Attention to detail, strong concentration skills required.

Good analytical skills and strong ability to solve a variety of problems.

Strong judgement, initiative and resourcefulness.

Excellent interpersonal skills.

Good organizational skills, ability to manage several priorities and meet multiple, tight deadlines.

Discretion, diplomacy and tact in communications with internal and external stakeholders.

Maintains a high level of confidentiality at all times.

Excellent customer service skills and good team player.

Ability to work overtime, as and when required.

Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.

Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.

If this sounds interesting, please click on ”Apply online”. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to being a leader in reflecting our country’s diversity. That’s because we can only create and tell the stories that connect Canadians, by having a workforce that mirrors the ever-changing makeup of our country. That’s why we, as an employer, value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada’s public broadcaster. For more information, visit the Diversity and Inclusion section of our website. If you have accommodation needs at this stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an e-mail to [email protected]

You are invited to consult and familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct, which can be found on our corporate website. All employees must adhere to the Code as a condition of employment. We also invite you to take a look at our policy on conflicts of interest. In the event that you become an employee, it will be important to inform us, as quickly as possible, of any situation that, because of your hiring, constitutes or could appear to constitute a conflict of interest.

Wherever in the wording of the job description either gender is used, it shall be understood to include all genders.

Job Posting Date Feb 23, 2021, 3:40:27 PM

Unposting Date Mar 10, 2021, 1:59:00 AM

About the Company

Company: CBC/Radio-Canada

Company Location:  Ottawa, ON

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