Disbursements Reviewer - 18 Month Contract in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada (# 1377)

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  • The Disbursement Reviewer is responsible for reviewing and approving settlement statements as well as lien search information to ensure file completion before each account is settled. This role works closely with the Disbursements Team and finance staff, the Reviewer supports Ritchie Bros. accounting departments around the world.


  • Responsible to review and verify all lien search information and settlement statements prepared by the settlement associates.
  • Reviews and approves advances and inventory purchases.
  • Verifies and reviews annual files and ensure the file summary sheet is up to date.
  • Ensure that the settlement accounts such as auction proceeds payable, holdbacks, repairs & hauling and repairs & maintenance are reconciled to the general ledger.
  • Investigates and resolves discrepancies independently and/or in collaboration with settlement associates and sale site staff.
  • Ensure appropriate authorizations in accordance with the company’s contractual obligations and within company policy. Reviews and posts Accounts Payable invoices and Accounts Receivable transactions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • 1-3 years’ experience in accounting, banking, or lending and responsibilities have included reviewing files or work of other team members.
  • Enrolled or about to enroll in a professional accounting designation or accounting diploma program would be an asset.
  • Minimum of 2 years basic accounting experience and experience with file/account reconciliations and timely presentation of essential reports.
  • Knowledge of Canadian Securities Registration system (land, personal property and corporate registries) an asset.
  • Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable experience is an asset.
  • Experience working with ERP systems.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build strong relationships.
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Organized, detailed-oriented and ablility to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent time management skills, the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Self-motivated and able to work unsupervised.
  • Excellent leadership skills and ability to foster change when required.
  • Demonstrated experience working well as a member of a team.
  • The expected salary for this role is $54,500.00 CAD/year.


Ritchie Bros. is an equal opportunity employer and ensures nondiscrimination in all activities in accordance with all applicable laws. This position is open to all qualified applicants who are legally entitled to work in the country in which this job is located. Candidate selection is made by Talent Acquisition. Only electronic applications can be accepted.

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Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada


Full time