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Accounts Payable Administrator

June 16 2020
Industries Recruitment, Employment services
Categories Accounting, Finance, Accounts payable, Accounting, Finance
Medicine Hat, AB
  • Don't miss this opportunity to use your Accounts Payable experience in a challenging role!
  • Put your expertise to work in a dynamic role within a collaborative team environment!
  • Receive competitive compensation and benefits with a global leader!


Methanex is the world's largest supplier of methanol to major international markets in North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and Latin America. Methanol can be found in products from windshield washer fluid to recyclable plastic bottles, plywood floors to paint, silicone sealants to synthetic fibers. The energy sector is one of the most rapidly growing markets for the use of Methanol and greatly relies on the expertise and commitment of Methanex as their trusted supplier.

With the care of the environment as the root of their business, Methanex is a Responsible Care® company committed to the safe, ethical and environmentally sound management of the chemicals it makes and uses. Responsible Care® is an ethic established by the Chemical Industry Association of Canada (CIAC). The Responsible Care® ethic is an integral part of Methanex's global commitment to ensuring the well-being of all stakeholders, wherever Methanex does business.


Methanex is currently seeking an Accounts Payable Administrator to join the team in Medicine Hat on a full-time basis. This is a temporary position with an anticipated term duration of September 1st to December 31st 2020. 

The Accounts Payable Administrator provides support to the Finance team and site through the management and processing of invoices and payments in a timely and efficient manner in accordance with company policies and procedures. 

More specifically your responsibilities will include:

  • Setting up and maintaining vendor information in Peoplesoft with proper documentation for approver and vendor files. 
  • Processing invoices in Maximo with match to purpose orders and receiving, as well as validating account codes. 
  • Following up and resolving discrepancies between invoices, purchase orders, and receiving with relevant parties while ensuring any action required is clear and resolution obtained in a timely fashion. 
  • Generating interfaces from Maximo to Peoplesoft. 
  • Generating payment runs in Peoplesoft. 
  • Preparing wire transfers and uploading electronic funds transfers (EFT) to the bank.  
  • Posting accounts payable to the general ledger. 
  • Processing Concur (electronic expense system) transactions as well as providing training to users as needed on the system's functionality. 
  • Responding in a timely manner to vendor issues and inquiries. 
  • Preparing month-end accrual for invoices that are not in the system. 
  • Working collaboratively with Finance, Purchasing, and Maximo users on process improvements and efficiencies. 
  • Working with internal & external auditors to provide information as requested. 
  • Reconciling bank accounts daily and preparing month-end reconciliation and reporting it to the Corporate Treasury. 
  • Depositing into the bank periodically as needed. 
  • Ensuring the month-end close procedures are performed including the recording of AP accruals, GRNIs, and the accurate recording of other journal entries in Peoplesoft financials. 
  • Completing monthly balance sheet account reconciliations in a timely fashion.  
  • Contributing to the organizational vision of Global Methanol Leadership and as a team member demonstrating the core values of integrity, trust, respect, and professionalism.
  • Conducting all business in a manner which supports the Responsible Care® ethic. 

In order to qualify for this role, you will need demonstrated proficiency in the use of the MS Office suite of programs and accounting software as well as the strong ability to maintain accuracy and data integrity. An accounting certificate is an asset as is previous exposure to financial systems in an industrial environment.  

As our ideal candidate for this role, you will have excellent communication skills as well as a customer-focused mentality which will ensure you successfully meet the expectations of internal and external customers while also gaining their trust and respect. Your approachable and results-driven nature will combine with your strong collaboration skills and respect for cultural differences to ensure you work effectively both independently and as part of a team. With excellent time management skills you will also have a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines. 

Above all, you must be a strong team player who is results-oriented and demonstrates an ongoing commitment to professional development. 


Building on our core values of integrity, trust, respect and professionalism, our corporate culture encourages communication and teamwork and rewards employees for creativity and innovation. We are also very active in supporting educational and training/development initiatives. We sponsor scholarships and co-op programs at local colleges and universities as well as hands-on training programs at our manufacturing facilities.

In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you can expect an industry competitive salary along with benefits.

Join this thriving and team focused market leader today and expand your experience with a new challenge - Apply Now! network