Accounts Payable Clerk Job in Toronto for McCarthy Tetrault |

Accounts Payable Clerk

February 26 2021
Industries Legal
Categories Accounting, Finance, Accounts payable, Administrative, Clerical
Toronto, ON

At McCarthy Tétrault, we offer challenging and rewarding career opportunities and are delighted to have been selected as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers 2021 for the ninth consecutive year. Our culture is built on professional excellence, collaboration, innovation, thought leadership and entrepreneurialism. We embrace inclusion in all its forms and we provide the tools and opportunities to help our people develop to their full potential.

As an Accounts Payable Clerk, you will be:

  • Processing invoices and cheque requisitions according to published internal service level standards. Includes:
  • Reviewing invoices and cheque requisitions to validate appropriate general ledger account codes;
  • Ensuring evidence of authorization in accordance with internal invoice approval policy;
  • Ensuring adherence to vendor payment terms, payment currency and preferred method of payment;
  • Ensuring indirect taxes (HST,GST VAT, provincial sales tax) and withholding taxes are recorded where applicable based on Government regulations.
  • Corresponding and liaising with vendors regarding payment discrepancies. Includes reconciling suppliers’ statements and following-up with various members of the firm to resolve discrepancies.
  • Processing on-demand/off-cycle invoice and payment requests, as required.
  • Downloading vendor invoices and statements from vendor portals, where applicable and uploading electronic files to the A/P sub ledger; reconciling upload files and clearing rejected items to ensure complete and timely invoice processing and payment to the vendor.
  • Reconciling A/P general ledger accounts, as assigned, on a monthly basis for review by the Supervisor, A/P and/or Supervisor, Financial Reporting.
  • Preparing, correcting, reclassifying journal entries, as required.
  • Imaging all invoice, cheque and related documentation.

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Education in related field (e.g. Accounting, Business Administration or extensive A/P administration experience in lieu of a degree/certificate..
  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience, displaying a strong knowledge of accounts payable concepts, in a shared services, multi entity, multi-currency environment.
  • Knowledge of an automated invoice processing and payment solution.

How to apply:

We invite you to submit your application to We thank all applicants for their interest in McCarthy Tétrault; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. We regret that we are unable to respond to individual inquiries about application status. McCarthy Tétrault is an equal opportunity employer that fosters an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment.

Apply now!