Entry-Level Accounts Payable Specialist in Calgary Salary (Canada)

An Entry-Level Accounts Payable Specialist in Calgary, Alberta earns an average salary of C$42,253 per year.

C$38,661 - C$50,615
C$39K
C$45K
C$51K
MEDIAN: C$44,501
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$52K
Salary C$38,661 - C$50,615
Bonus C$3,750
Total Pay (?
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C$38,661 - C$52,657
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 5 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

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

Key Stats for Accounts Payable Specialist

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
21%

Skills That Affect Accounts Payable Specialist Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲3%

Accounts Payable
▲2%

National Average
C$47,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 6%