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Accounts Payable Specialist

GenomeDx Biosciences is a dynamic entrepreneurial molecular diagnostics company focused on cancer genomics. Whether in the cloud with big data, or on the phone with patients, our innovators are working hard to deliver usable genomic information into the hands of physicians and patients: information for life.

Our team is constantly learning from each other, from patients and from urologic oncology professionals in world-renowned cancer institutions. Our team works in multi-disciplinary, collaborative project teams that enable us to respond effectively to an evolving, growing, data-driven environment.

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We are seeking an experienced Accounts Payable Specialist to join our Vancouver Finance team. The applicant should have 5+ years of accounts payable experience and will preferably have worked in a multisite business. The Accounts Payable Specialist is expected to take full ownership of the payables cycle including timely and accurate processing of vendor invoices, check runs, as well as managing communications with vendors and internal customers. In addition, you will review the payables processes and procedures and continuously contribute to improving the efficiency and performance of the cycle.

What you are great at doing:

  • Ensuring that invoices are processed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Establishing best practices for receiving, processing, verifying and reconciling invoices
  • Forming relationships with key suppliers to facilitate cashflow management
  • Overseeing the payment process including obtaining the required departmental approvals, determining the priority of payments to maximize cashflow, coordinating weekly check runs and online payments
  • Managing correspondence with vendors and internal departments to resolve discrepancies and issues
  • Maintaining an organized documentation system for invoices and statements
  • Preparing working documents and related analysis to support month end, quarterly and year end processes as part of the broader finance team
  • Supporting other team members and other ad-hoc projects as needed

What you need to be successful: 

  • Five-plus years of full cycle AP and accounting experience
  • Detail-oriented and performs well under pressure with tight deadlines
  • Proven record of building relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong accounting knowledge, documentation skills and ability to research and issue resolution independently
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office products; specifically Excel and working with pivot tables
  • Experience with NetSuite strongly preferred
  • Experience filing US sales tax returns and 1099 forms a bonus
  • Ability to quickly learn and contribute to other accounting functions as needed

What you will bring to the team:

  • Well-developed organizational skills with the ability to manage a variety of tasks
  • Professional demeanour in person, via email and on the telephone
  • A strong work ethic and a positive attitude
  • Flexible and easily adaptable to change
  • Enthusiasm and an entrepreneurial spirit


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