Accounts Payable Clerk in Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA at The North West Company

Date Posted: 11/30/2017

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The North West Company (NWC) has an Accounts Payable Clerk opportunity! In this role, you will process invoices for payment to suppliers, and ensure correct charges are allocated to the stores and warehouses, including expense invoices.

Joining NWC gives you the opportunity for growth and development throughout the company, a competitive salary and benefits package, and to be part of a dynamic and diverse culture.

NWC is a leading retailer to under-served rural communities and urban neighbourhood markets in the following regions: Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands, and the Caribbean. Our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food. Our value offer is to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs. Check out for more information.


Your Role:

  • Match vendor invoices to purchase orders and follow up on discrepancies with appropriate research;
  • Review daily EDI reports making any necessary corrections;
  • Process coded expense invoices for payment in PeopleSoft;
  • Prepare Excel spreadsheet and process uploads in PeopleSoft, ensuring information is accurate;
  • Understand paper flow in accounts payable; ensure deadlines are met for cheque runs and month end;
  • Respond to inter-company personnel for invoice discrepancies and other general issues;
  • Monitor accounts payable public email for folder daily, print invoices, and respond to questions;
  • Review vendor statements and respond to payment inquiries;
  • Open and distribute mail;
  • File invoices daily, and;
  • Pull and photocopy invoices upon request.

Job Requirements

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Previous data entry experience is required;
  • Basic accounting experience is an asset;
  • Ability to analyze and problem solve;
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office applications with an emphasis on Excel;
  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft and Retek applications is an asset;
  • Must possess a high degree of accuracy, with a strong attention to detail;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to provide superior customer service;
  • Proven organizational, planning, and prioritizing skills; and
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.


Location:       Gibraltar House, 77 Main Street, Winnipeg, MB

Reports To:   Assistant Manager, Accounts Payable


A competitive salary is being offered along with opportunities to learn, develop and advance throughout the organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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