Accounts Payable Specialist

Finance · London, Ontario
Department Finance
Employment Type TBD
Minimum Experience Entry-level

As one of Ontario’s established integrated construction services companies, the John Aarts Group Ltd., which includes J-AAR Excavating, AAROC Aggregates, AAROC Equipment, Concrete Forming (1980) and Dutch Brothers Ready Mix is proud to have participated in the growth and development of Southwestern Ontario.

We are seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist who is aspiring to reach their potential in the field of construction, reporting to the Controller. You will be directly responsible for performing data entry and related duties in disbursing non-payroll accounts payable to individuals, suppliers, corporations, and other entities. This includes maintaining ledgers, credit balances, and account irregularities. The Accounts Payable Specialist will also ensure the timely and accurate processing of payment documents such as purchase orders, travel reimbursements, and any other accounting transactions related to Accounts Payable management. This position involves diplomatic interaction to provide billing information and support in order to facilitate daily bank reconciliations.



While supporting a construction environment you will be working within an office environment. You will have the ability to work the occasional evenings and weekends. Your support may be required outside of normal work hours. 

How you will make an IMPACT


  • Process accounts payable transactions
  • Prepare payments for approvals and processing
  • Perform account reconciliations in a timely and accurate manner at both A/P to G/L and at the individual vendor A/P sub-account level
  • Facilitate comparing purchase orders, prices, terms of payment and other charges in accordance with job contracts and company policies/procedures
  • Perform consistent and timely vendor statement communications
  • Maintain accurate vendor records
  • Resolve any discounts, credits and/or account disputes with the assistance of management and in accordance with company policies/procedures
  • Ensure the strict confidentiality and privacy of financial records as they relate to the organization and its business partners
  • Complete other duties and projects as assigned


How you WOW us

  • Diploma or degree in accounting, business or a related field
  • 2-5 years of relevant experience in an accounts payable and payment role
  • Project based Accounts Payable experience is an asset
  • Experience with ERP system implementation is an asset
  • Experience with Purchasing is an asset
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills both verbal and written
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong coaching/mentoring skills are an asset
  • Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, particularly in excel
  • Ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with other departments, key business partners, and government agencies
  • Demonstrated commitment to Health & Safety


How we TAKE CARE of our PEOPLE

  • Highly competitive wage
  • Paid vacation
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Company paid benefits
  • A team member focused culture with a common objective of finding out what we are capable of and reaching our potential.
  • Skill building, training opportunities, career support
  • We Celebrate our Achievements: holiday parties, BBQs, fishing derby, sporting event tickets, golf days, and so much more!


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We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

John Aarts Group Ltd. welcomes all applicants and is committed to a diverse workforce. If you require accommodation, please contact the People & Culture Department.

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