Accounts Payable Clerk

Norton Rose Fulbright
Published
January 18, 2023
Location
510 West Georgia S, Vancouver, Canada
Category
Job Type

Description

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP is currently seeking an Accounts Payable Clerk to work in our Vancouver Office. This position will appeal to candidates who enjoy a busy and challenging position in an office with a great culture. The primary responsibilities of the position are outlined below.

The Role:

The role of the Accounts Payable Clerk is to enter and pay supplier invoices and expense reports and to provide customer service to internal and external clients. By handling a large volume, the candidate will have to be able to manage several simultaneous requests and deadlines.

Supplier invoices

  • Receiving documents/validating authorizations and codes;
  • Entering invoices in the accounting system (SAP, Chrome River);
  • Issuing, matching and signing cheques;
  • Validating and verifying account statements;
  • Audit and approve Visa account Corporate Credit card charges for local office through Scotia Suite;
  • Tax requirements knowledge sharing to the business (LA's and Lawyers);
  • Overseeing the proper tax handling (ITC);
  • Validating the nature of expenses against firm policies;
  • Providing assistants with training and support;
  • Contact external clients (suppliers , government entities for filing etc.) in order to ensure our billing guidelines are respected;
  • Coordinate the annual renewals for miscellaneous and law society memberships;
  • Registration and searches (weekly and daily transactions);
  • Responsibility for the full cycle of electronic payments;
  • Handling request for office;
  • Local contact for our GSC team.

Expense reports

  • Validating the nature of expenses against firm policies;
  • Providing training and support to assistants and lawyers;
  • Troubleshooting any issues related to the creation and submission of the expense report;
  • Overseeing the proper tax handling (ITC).

Skills and Abilities

  • College diploma in accounting or university studies in a similar field;
  • Five (5) years of experience in a similar position;
  • Practical accounting and sales tax knowledge;
  • Basic computer knowledge (SAP, Excel, Chrome River);
  • Organizational skills and sense of accountability.

Please note that Norton Rose Fulbright Canada requires all Firm members to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace. Applicants who receive an employment offer will be required to provide proof of full vaccination upon arrival to the Firm as a condition of employment. Norton Rose Fulbright has a duty to accommodate those who are unable to get vaccinated due to religious, medical or other protected grounds. For applicants who require an accommodation, please contact canvanhrtalent@nortonrosefulbright.com to discuss further.

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm. We provide the world's preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 3500 lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Africa.

Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy, infrastructure and resources; transport; technology; life sciences and healthcare; and consumer markets. Through our global risk advisory group, we leverage our sector experience with our knowledge of legal, regulatory, compliance and governance issues to provide our clients with practical solutions to the legal and regulatory risks facing their businesses.

Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

Norton Rose Fulbright Verein, a Swiss verein, helps coordinate the activities of Norton Rose Fulbright members but does not itself provide legal services to clients. Norton Rose Fulbright has offices in more than 50 cities worldwide, including London, Houston, New York, Toronto, Mexico City, Hong Kong, Sydney and Johannesburg. For more information, see nortonrosefulbright.com/legal-notices.

Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity is an important firm value. We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and to providing a workplace which is free from discrimination and harassment. This means that all job applicants, employees and partners will receive equal treatment regardless of race, colour, ethnic or national origins, sex, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

To apply, please visit the Careers page of our website at www.nortonrosefulbright.com. We thank all candidates for their application, but will be contacting only those whom we select to invite for an interview.

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP has an accommodation process in place that provides accommodations for employees with disabilities. If you are unable to apply for a position online or require any further accommodations during our recruitment process, please contact canvanhrtalent@nortonrosefulbright.com.

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