The average salary for an Accounts Payable Specialist in Calgary, Alberta is C$49,963 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$39,353 - C$63,616
C$39K
C$47K
C$64K
MEDIAN: C$47,262
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Salary C$39,353 - C$63,616
Bonus C$2,923 - C$7,946
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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$38,907 - C$60,442
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 42

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.

Accounts Payable Specialist Job Listings

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$45,000 based on 9 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$49,000 based on 10 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$54,000 based on 5 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$56,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Accounts Payable Specialist

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Accounts Payable Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
C$49,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Accounts Payable Specialist Salaries

Problem Solving
▲6%

Accounts Payable
▲5%

Microsoft Excel
▲5%

National Average
C$49,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 5%