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Accounts Payable Associate

Location: Head Office

Accounts Payable Associate

Status: Full-time
Location: Mississauga - Head Office
Department: Finance

Job Scope:

We are currently looking for a highly driven and organized Accounts Payable Associate to join our Finance team. The Associate will work closely with the Accounts Payable Supervisor to ensure the full AP cycle is completed each month. The ideal candidate can manage 100-150 invoices per day, meet deadlines, and prioritize workload. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and have a positive “can do” attitude, this may be the opportunity for you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Full cycle Accounts Payable, including receive, match, verify and post payable invoices/expenses to ERP system and prepare cheques for mailing and EFT file for upload to the bank, in compliance with financial policies and reporting deadlines.
  • Reconcile accounts, ensure orders are received and invoiced accurately, and resolve account discrepancies with vendors on a timely basis
  • Review and accurately disseminate all correspondence received via the AP inbox
  • Record monthly accruals
  • Assist with general ledger reconciliation and general journal postings
  • Maintain and file documentation, which include invoices, receipts, vendor banking information, vendor credit applications and other documents as required
  • Analyze and reconcile vendor statements and manage vendor aging
  • Continuously maintaining accurate filing and record systems
  • Undertake other duties or ad hoc projects as required

Qualifications:

  • College diploma or university degree in the field of accounting
  • 5 years prior accounts payable experience in a high-volume manual environment
  • Knowledge of Accounts Payable best practices, standard concepts, policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and regulatory requirements, and experience in compliance and year-end audits.
  • Superior working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Previous ERP system experience, Microsoft Dynamics will be considered an asset
  • A customer focused approach to dealing with internal and external stakeholders
  • Professional demeanor, excellent communication (written and verbal) and inter-personal skills
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, analytical and problem-solving skills, with an attention to detail
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment while being able to work independently

Working Environment:

Work is primarily sedentary in nature, with frequent interruptions and multiple deadlines in an office and manufacturing environment.

Physical Demands:

Sitting, walking and keyboarding for a considerable length of time.

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Accounts Payable Assistant

Location: Head Office

Accounts Payable Assistant

Status: Full-time
Location: Mississauga - Head Office
Department: Finance

Job Scope:

We are currently looking for a highly responsible and organized Accounts Payable Assistant to join our Finance team. As an integral part of the Finance department, the Accounts Payable Assistant reports to the Accounts Payable Supervisor. This position is primarily responsible for the administration and transactional support of the finance team, such as processing invoices and payments, filing and mailing vendor invoices, and other ad hoc duties. If you are a true team player and a quick learner, this may be the opportunity for you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the accounts payable inbox and organize all invoices, statements, and other relevant documentation
  • Coordinate with all departments to ensure all invoices are properly approved
  • Code invoices to GL accounts and input vendor invoices into the ERP system in accordance with Company policies and procedures
  • Maintain and file documentation, which include invoices, receipts, vendor banking information, vendor credit applications and other documents as required
  • Validate approved vendor invoices
  • Prepare vendor cheques and coordinate wire and EFT payments
  • Create and maintain vendor records
  • Administrative filing of accounting documents such as receipt documentation, vendor banking information, vendor credit applications, and other corporate documents
  • Support Finance team members with month-end and other ad-hoc projects
  • Maintain office supply inventory for the accounting team

Qualifications:

  • College diploma or university degree in the field of business with a specialization in accounting preferred
  • 1-2 years of prior accounts payable or similar financial services experience
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Superior working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Previous ERP system experience, Microsoft Dynamics will be considered an asset
  • Knowledge of Accounts Payable best practices, standard concepts, policies and procedures
  • A customer focused approach to dealing with internal and external stakeholders
  • Good organizational, multi-tasking, analytical and problem-solving skills, with an attention to detail
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment while being able to work independently

Working Environment:

Work is primarily sedentary in nature, with frequent interruptions and multiple deadlines in an office and manufacturing environment.

Physical Demands:

Sitting, walking and keyboarding for a considerable length of time.

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Maintenance Technician – Millwright (12 hour rotating continental)

Location: Teeswater

Maintenance Technician – Millwright (12 hour rotating continental)

Status: Full-time
Location: Teeswater
Department: Maintenance

Job Scope:

Reporting to the Manager, Operations, the Maintenance Technician – Millwright is responsible for the preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of all equipment and machinery at the Teeswater facility including refrigeration, waste water systems, steam boiler, building maintenance and other duties as required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operation and maintenance of all refrigeration/boiler/HVAC equipment
  • Maintain/monitor/check all equipment
  • Participate in plant equipment repairs/installations
  • Interface with necessary contractual and inspection departments for adherence to regulatory and company requirements
  • Maintain all records to ensure regulatory and company compliance
  • Troubleshoot breakdowns relating to all boiler, refrigeration and HVAC issues
  • Ensure all work performed complies with governing practices, codes and regulations
  • Operation of all equipment in a safe and efficient manner as well as participation in plant efficiency initiatives
  • Food Safety & Quality responsibility as outlined in SOPs & other training materials provided and accurate record keeping
  • Attend prescribed courses and training as required

Qualifications:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid certificate as a Industrial Mechanic Millwright (preference will be given to those holding multiple tickets)
  • Minimum 3 years maintenance experience within the food industry, preferably in dairy
  • Knowledge of GMPs, including excellent sanitary habits and possess knowledge of HACCP
  • Strong preventative maintenance and troubleshooting ability
  • Solid knowledge of high speed filling and packaging lines and PLCs
  • Familiar with continuous improvement processes and methodologies considered an asset
  • Knowledge of fuel systems, waste water treatment, air compressors and refrigeration systems
  • Good communication skills, including written and verbal
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Must be flexible in terms of shift work and perform other duties as required
  • Physically capable of performing the demands of the job
  • Computer skills would be an asset

Working Environment:

Regular exposure to long duration of driving and frequent interruptions. Occasional exposure to dust and extreme temperatures.

Physical Demands:

Standing and walking for considerable length of time. Moderate lifting of materials up to maximum 25 kgs.

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Bilingual Client & Account Care Representative

Location: Head Office

Bilingual Client & Account Care Representative

Status: Full-time
Location: Mississauga - Head Office
Department: Corporate Supply Chain Customer Service

Job Scope:

Reporting to the Supervisor of Customer Supply Chain, the Bilingual Client & Account Care Representative provides excellent customer service and maximize customer growth by following company guidelines and fostering cooperative spirit through teamwork, at our Mississauga corporate office.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Liaise and bridge daily communication in French and English, between internal departments (Sales, Supply Chain and Finance) and external partners in operational matters to ensure timely and accurate delivery of products.
  • Manage all orders within your client portfolio and ensure client satisfaction.
  • Provide support to Key Account team members as required.
  • Proactively resolve issues that threaten service levels.
  • Ensure and exhibit a professional attitude and demeanour to all who contact the company.
  • Issue return merchandise authorization numbers and/or return of products (credit processing) to eligible customers.
  • Respond to consumer inquiries as back-up to the consumer relations team, and complete associated tasks, including forwarding complaints with proper documentation to the respective Quality Control Supervisor, for their investigation and written response within 24 hours, making necessary arrangements to pick up complaint products for analysis.
  • Food Safety and Quality responsibility as outlined in SOPs and other training materials provided and accurate record keeping.
  • Other related duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent English and French verbal and written communication.
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant Customer Service experience, in a fast-paced, Consumer Goods (CG) environment.
  • Post-secondary education completed.
  • Previous experience in the Food Processing Industry is a strong asset.
  • Excellent attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and excel in a team environment.
  • Self-starter and team player with strong interpersonal skills and flexibility.
  • Strong computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Demonstrated excellent Telephone/Communication/People skills, both written and verbal.
  • Previous experience with an ERP system is an asset.
  • Proven ability to exercise diplomacy and sound judgment in stressful situations.

Working Environment:

Work is primarily sedentary in nature, with frequent interruptions and multiple deadlines.

Physical Demands:

Sitting and keyboarding for considerable amount of time.

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How To Apply

Gay Lea Foods is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in our workplace. Reasonable accommodation is available upon request throughout our recruitment and selection process.
  1. Application

    Submit resume and cover letter to jobs@gayleafoods.com Be sure to list job title in the subject line.
  2. Selection

    Applicants’ education, experience, and skills will be reviewed. Those who best meet our position needs will be contacted for an initial phone screen.
  3. Interview

    Applicants may be invited to one or more interviews. Questions asked are designed to assess an individual’s knowledge, skills, experience, and fit within the organisation.
Successful applicants will be extended an offer upon the satisfactory completion of professional references. Then, our onboarding begins!
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