Agricorp Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable Analyst Contract in Guelph, ON


Branch Guelph ON CA

Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable Analyst
Guelph, ON

Financial accounting and reporting – Understands and applies accounting concepts and methodologies. Bachelor’s degree or college diploma/certificate in business…

Agricorp is looking for an Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable (AP/AR) Analyst to join our Finance team in the Corporate Services division . Agricorp’s Finance team is responsible for producing timely and accurate financial information and reporting, which feeds into Agricorp’s business planning process and supports day-to-day operations, procurement and risk management. This is a 6-month contract.

The Role The AR/AP Analyst acts as a hands-on functional professional responsible for the delivery of specific finance services including advice, consulting and solutions primarily related to payables coding, payments, invoicing, banking, customer payments and investigations. This role will report to the Team Leader, Finance Operations in the Operations unit of the finance team. In this role, you will:

  • Provide routine processing, analysis and problem solving in the area of financial payables and receivables, while ensuring daily outputs and workflow prioritization
  • Provide immediate professional finance work (reports, audits, statements), including review of colleagues’ work, to contribute to short and long-term results for Agricorp
  • Participate as a key resource on projects and programs to ensure solution development and delivery, in collaboration with stakeholders
  • Execute financial processes and procedures within a designated team to ensure accurate and timely delivery of our mandate
  • Recommend improvements to processes and procedures
  • Act as an internal financial expert in assigned area of responsibility
  • Respond to internal and external stakeholder inquiries in assigned area of responsibility to address business needs and ensure customer satisfaction
  • Assist peers and other non-finance personnel, including leaders, in preparing and understanding financial reports and plans
  • Establish and maintain a working rapport with appropriate levels of personnel across Agricorp at both the management and non-management level
  • Collaborate and advise on routine inquiries and issues, providing solutions related to area of responsibility and using finance expertise to promote understanding and influence outcomes within Agricorp

Job status: 6-month contract
Salary range: Open
Location: Guelph


  • Bachelor’s degree or college diploma/certificate in business, accounting, bookkeeping or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of three years’ previous experience in AR/AP
  • Experience with Microsoft business solutions (e.g. Microsoft Office, Great Plains Dynamics)
  • Experience in the public sector is an asset
  • Familiarity with Agricorp systems is an asset

Key competencies

  • Analytical thinking – Interprets, links and analyzes information and situations by breaking them down into component parts, identifying patterns, connections and underlying issues
  • Attention to detail – The ability to be conscientious, consistent, accurate and thorough
  • Initiative – Identifies and deals with situations and issues proactively and persistently, seizing opportunities that arise
  • Achieving quality results – Focuses efforts on managing one’s self to achieve high-quality results consistent with the organization’s standards and measures, while managing risk
  • Communication – Listens to others and communicates effectively, fostering open communications
  • Planning and organizing – Develops, implements, evaluates and adjusts plans to reach goals, while ensuring the optimal use of resources
  • Financial accounting and reporting – Understands and applies accounting concepts and methodologies

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Guelph, ON, CA
Posted on: 2016-07-09
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