C$43,814
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$2,020

Profit Sharing

C$2,249

An Accounts Payable Specialist earns an average salary of C$43,738 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$35,627 - C$54,101
C$36K
C$44K
C$54K
MEDIAN: C$43,814
10%
50%
90%
C$16.30 - C$24.66
C$16
C$19
C$25
MEDIAN: C$19.38
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$54K
Salary C$35,627 - C$54,101
Bonus C$496 - C$5,029
Profit Sharing C$511 - C$5,081
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$35,644 - C$54,392
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 406
Hourly Data C$0C$40
Hourly Rate C$16.30 - C$24.66
Overtime C$20.40 - C$40.72
Annual Data C$0C$54K
Bonus C$496 - C$5,029
Profit Sharing C$511 - C$5,081
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$35,644 - C$54,392
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 79

Job Description for Accounts Payable Specialist

An accounts payable specialist works with all facets of the accounting system, principally the validation, processing, and filing of invoices. The specialist must make sure that all invoices are accurate and have been properly documented and approved by the authorizing employee prior to making a payment. Once the proper verifications and authorizations are received, the specialist is responsible for submitting payments in a timely fashion. This position also requires preparing and mailing checks, as well as verifying and procuring proper Internal Revenue Service documentation such as 1099 and W-9 forms from vendors. The specialist also files and maintains files for all invoices, accounts payable payments, and tax information for vendors.

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Accounts Payable Specialist Tasks

  • Analyze, prioritize, code and pay bills and invoices, managing vendor or supplier expectations.
  • Make timely payments for internal vouchers and expenses.
  • Reconcile financial statements and forecasts, maintaining files for accounts.
  • Answer inquiries from vendors, suppliers, and employees, and research discrepancies.
  • Write and send checks, recording transactions on internal systems.

Common Career Paths for Accounts Payable Specialist


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Popular Skills for Accounts Payable Specialist

Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Payable Specialist

Pay by Experience for an Accounts Payable Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Accounts Payable Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$41,000 based on 72 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accounts Payable Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$44,000 based on 82 salaries. An experienced Accounts Payable Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$45,000 based on 65 salaries. An Accounts Payable Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$47,000 based on 38 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

15%

4%

-11%

-13%

National Average: C$43,743

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Accounts Payable Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Accounts Payable Specialist?

Accounts Payable Specialist in Abbotsford:
"Daily challenges."
Pros: Problem solving, invoice processing, cheques.
Cons: Too many Master Card Statements.

Accounts Payable Specialist in Winnipeg:
"Solving Problems, Coding, Entering into Computer."
Pros: Solving Problems and entering into computer.
Cons: Working with purchasing.

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Key Stats for Accounts Payable Specialist

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Accounts Payable Specialist Salaries

▲6%

▲3%

▼0%

National Average
C$44,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Accounts Payable Specialist Salaries


National Average
C$44,000



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 11%