The Accounts Payable Manager is responsible for the day-to-day AP department operations and supervision. Reporting directly to our Corporate Controller, the AP Manager will ensure systems, procedures and policies for accounts payable functions.

A little bit about us: Lightspeed provides retailers and restaurateurs the simplest way to build, manage, and grow their business while crafting a better customer experience. Lightspeed empowers small business owners with a complete overview of their business in one place - businesses who process transactions use Lightspeed’s mobile Point of Sale software and eCommerce platform to manage inventory, customer preferences, sales, and analytics to get a complete overview of their business in one place. Founded in 2005 with offices in Canada, USA, and Europe, Lightspeed has received one of the largest funding for a Canadian tech company which has us well positioned to become Canada's next great technology success story. We're passionate about enabling people to do their best work. Come work with us and find out what you can do.

 

Overview

  • Coordinate and optimize the monthly close process for Accounts Payable, ensuring that all deadlines are met
  • Lead and supervise a team of 4 employees
  • Be the main point of contact with the external auditors for quarterly reviews and year-end audits for accounts payable related topics
  • Ensure proper communication and coordination between internal departments
  • Review AP Aging reports
  • Reconcile AP and Credit card payable accounts
  • Review inter-company transactions
  • Prepare accruals and create journal entries

 

Skills

  • Educational background in accounting
  • Minimum 8-10 years working experience in Accounts Payable department preferably dealing with US and Canada processes
  • Team management experience minimum of 3 to 5 years
  • Working knowledge and understanding of accounting principles
  • Experience in Accounts Payable system implementation
  • Ability to know in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage priorities and meet critical deadlines
  • Strong abilities with Excel including pivot tables and most common excel functions
  • Effective analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills in both French and English
  • Self-starter and strong team player, able to work independently and collaboratively with various teams

 

Assets

  • Knowledge of Concur
  • Experience with Netsuite

 

And what's in it for you?

In addition to the perks you see on the Careers page, you’ll get access to:

  • A beautifully renovated office space in a castle; one of the best development centres in Montreal;
  • An environment that encourages initiatives and leadership;
  • Happy hour every Friday afternoon;
  • Birthday treats every month to celebrate our employees;
  • Social events throughout the year including the legendary annual holiday party;
  • Fun activities with your teammates - be part of the Lightspeed family;
  • Work with highly talented people who are as passionate about their craft as you are!