Accounting Clerk (Accounts Payables & Raw Materials)

West Coast Reduction Ltd. is searching for an Accounting Clerk to join our Vancouver Head Office team. Using innovative thinking, progressive processes, and modern facilities, WCRL’s 7 plant locations recycle inedible food by-products and create finished products such as protein meals and fats which are then sold to customers worldwide. As an integral part of a sustainable local food chain, rendering keeps energy in the system by creating high value products from materials that would be otherwise sent to land fill or compost. We deliver raw material containers to suppliers, ship products globally and offer storage, shipping, refining and blending services through a terminal located at the Port Metro Vancouver. Learn more at www.wcrl.com.

The Accounting Clerk is responsible for verifying accounting entries for our raw material divisions, in addition to handling accounts payables for external customers. 

This is a full-time, permanent role reporting to the Corporate Controller.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Daily processing of various WCRL Division’s Raw Material Scale data while ensuring accuracy and correcting data discrepancies as needed

  • Compare daily scale tickets against route history, noting any discrepancies and investigating inconsistencies

  • Retrieve supplier invoices and categorize appropriately

  • Enter supplier invoices into JD Edwards ERP system with correct coding and supplier information

  • Prepare electronic and cheque payment runs by Division

  • Liaise with suppliers to resolve any payment or invoice issues

  • Communicate with Division Administration or Operations to ensure payment of invoices

  • Perform administrative and clerical tasks, such as data entry, preparing invoices, sending bill reminders, filing paperwork, and contacting vendors to discuss their accounts

  • Provide back-up support to other members of the Accounting & Finance Team as necessary including front desk reception duties

  • Assist with general office administration (filing, mail outs, etc.) to various departments as needed 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • Graduate from a recognized post-secondary certificate or diploma program in the fields of Accounting, Commerce or a related area of study is an asset

  • 1 to 3 years of experience in an administrative or accounting support role required

  • Competency using Microsoft Office Suite products and Document Management Systems required

  • Previous experience with ERP systems (JD Edwards) a strong asset

  • Proficiency in English, both written and verbal, with excellent communication skills

INTERESTED CANDIDATES ARE INVITED TO SUBMIT THEIR RESUME BY EMAIL TO CAREERS [at] WCRL.COM OR VIA THE "APPLY NOW" LINK BELOW.

Thank you in advance for your interest in this opportunity, however, only those individuals who are selected for an interview will be contacted.