Accounts Payable Associate - Part-Time in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada (# 281)

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When you join Ritchie Bros., you’ll be part of a diverse, global team that’s focused on delivering great customer experiences. Our culture is centered around people and guided by our core values of Integrity, Unity and Vision. Learn more about our culture and commitment to diversity and inclusion at Candidate Portal.
If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and are passionate about making a difference, we invite you to join our growing team. Whether you’re out in the field or back at your office, you’ll be helping us achieve our vision of becoming the trusted global marketplace for insights, services and transaction solutions for commercial assets.
We’re looking for an Accounts Payable Associate in Burnaby, British Columbia. This role is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement.

Based on the national average, the anticipated base salary range for this role is $40,000 - $60,000 per year.

The Opportunity:
The Accounts Payable Associate is responsible for high volume processing of accounts payable transactions for multiple legal entities in North America. The primary mandate for the Associate will be to ensure all suppliers are paid on time, and that appropriate remittance process and internal controls are adhered to.
This job will require you to:
  • Research and respond to supplier inquiries.
  • Collect, verify and maintain accurate and complete information on applicable suppliers.
  • Audit employee expenses for completeness and accuracy.
  • Filing and sorting paperwork.
  • Assist with month end closing and reporting.
  • Review and oversite of subcontractor insurance certificates and rental agreements.
  • Performs other accounting administrative duties as required.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work varied hours and occasional overtime hours.


In this role you’ll:
  • Review, verify and process invoices, purchase orders and expense reports from various offices and sale sites in a timely manner.
  • Able to apply purchase limits, ensure appropriate authorizations, etc. in accordance with corporate controls.
  • Follow up and obtain clarification on any discrepancies or inaccuracies on invoices and purchase authority limits.
  • Uses pre-set guidelines to code invoices to the general ledger.
  • Process daily check runs, electronic funds transfers, and wire payments.
  • Investigate and resolve any unpaid or late invoices; reconcile supplier statements
  • Responsible for entering inter-company invoices
  • Actively support the RB Unreserved Commitment to Safety: to send everyone home, every day, the way they came to work, by taking personal responsibility for your safety and safety of your team, co-workers and customers.


 Here’s what you bring:
  • Associates degree in accounting preferred or equivalent college accounting course work.
  • 1-3 years of accounts payable experience and experience working in an office environment.
  • Accounts Payable and/or 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 relationships.
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Organized, detailed-oriented and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to always meet deadlines.
  • Self-motivated and able to work unsupervised.
  • Demonstrated experience working well as a member of a team.
  • A solid work ethic, without sacrificing your sense of humor or your ability to have fun on the job.


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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Salary Range

40000.0 - 60000.0


Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada


Part time