Accounts Payable Administrator

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City : Mississauga

Category : Other

Industry : Food

Employer : Maple Leaf Foods

A Sustainable, Forward Thinking Protein Company
Maple Leaf Foods is a leading meat and plant-based protein company, employing over 11,500 people and publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. We are proud of our roots, which trace back well over 100 years, but our vision and purpose are decidedly forward looking. As we pursue our vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth, we are committed to creating shared value – creative business value through addressing some of the world’s most critical social and environmental challenges. Our goal is to build a more sustainable food system, which provides nutritious affordable food, operates within planetary limits, cares for animals responsibly, and meaningfully engages with our communities to advance a more just society. We are advancing bold changes within Maple Leaf and more broadly within society to pursue our vision. We deeply believe this is the sustainable path to growth.
 
Our job is to make great food
Maple Leaf Foods embraces a strong values-based culture, where our people are deeply engaged in work that is purposeful, fast-paced and challenging.  We cultivate an open, non-bureaucratic and inclusive workplace that fosters safety and transparency, along with individual leadership and accountability. Each Maple Leaf team member has a voice and plays an active role in helping all of us achieve our goals with passion and discipline. We support one another to grow professionally, to learn new skills and to take on challenging experiences in the spirit of continuous improvement.
 
Raise the Good in Food
We have united behind a shared purpose – to Raise the Good in Food. This spans a dramatic transformation of our flagship Maple Leaf brand, replacing anything artificial with simple, natural ingredients; investments and process changes to reduce our environmental footprint by 50% by 2025; building a diverse and inclusive culture where all talent thrives; becoming a leader in animal care; and advancing food security through our charitable foundation, the Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security.

Our Leadership Values 
Six core values guide us in everything that we do.

  • Do what’s right
  • Deliver winning results
  • Build collaborative teams
  • Get things done in a fact-based, disciplined way
  • Learn and grow, inwardly and outwardly
  • Dare to be transparent, passionate and humble
 Accounts Payable Administrator 
 
The Opportunity: 
Responsible for accurate and timely processing of accounts payable invoices in accordance with company approval policy
 
A snap shot of some of the exciting things you will lead and do:
  • Process and match invoices in a timely and accurate manner according to company policies and procedures
  • Search and identify vendor activity on the Ariba network
  • Work collaboratively with others such as the Issue Resolution team and other internal contacts to expedite processing of all parked and blocked items
  • Follow all tax rules and take advantage of all earned vendor discounts
  • Identify any gaps in the Procure-to-Pay process while processing invoices
  • Assist with AP process improvements related to the 3-Way Match and Non-PO invoice process
  • Perform self and peer audits for invoices posted
  • Sort and file vendor invoices and supporting back up
  • Other duties as assigned
 What we have to offer you:
  • Be part of a company with an inspiring and unique vision, with a deep commitment to sustainability and expanding its leadership in sustainable protein across North America
  • Professional and career development opportunities, supported by our commitment to talent development through our partnership with the Ivey School of Business. 
  • Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that start on your first day of employment
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Commitment to Learning – courses, resources and tools provided to all employees
  • Employee Assistance Program
 What you will bring:
  • Post Secondary education (preferred)
  • 2 years accounts payable experience
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Organized
  • Willingness to prioritize workload for processing efficiency
  • Strong written and oral communication
  • Ability to work independently or as a part of a team
  • Ability to demonstrate and develop Leadership Edge Values
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • SAP knowledge (preferred)

 



We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.  

Maple Leaf Foods is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce.  Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Talent Attraction Team at accommodations@mapleleaf.com.  Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.

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