Comptable, Comptes Payables (contrat Temporaire – 1 An) / Accountant, Accounts Payable (temporary Contract – 1 Year)

December 2 2021
Industries Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting
Categories Account receivables, Accounting, Finance, Accounting, Finance, Accounts payable, Actuarial Services, Purchasing, Procurement, Contracts
Montreal, QC


Position title: Accountant, Accounts Payable (temporary contract – 1 year)

Location Montreal

Reports to: Manager, Accounts Payable

Domtar is a leading provider of a wide variety of fiber-based products including communication, specialty and packaging papers, market pulp and airlaid nonwovens. Domtar’s annual sales are approximately $3.7 billion, and its common stock is traded on the New York and Toronto Stock Exchanges.

With approximately 6,600 employees serving more than 50 countries around the world, Domtar is driven by a commitment to turn sustainable wood fiber into useful products that people rely on every day. Through our values of agility, caring and innovation, we constantly find better ways to serve our customers, support our employees and strengthen our communities.

The Financial Transaction Support group executes transactional processes for the Corporation’s pulp and paper mill sector, in the areas of sales accounting, accounts receivable and accounts payable.

Reporting to the Manager, Accounts payables, your role will consist in collaborating, participating and providing support to the various projects within the Accounts Payable group.

Job Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Enter invoices in the various Domtar payable systems;
  • Review current processes with the Manager, Accounts Payable before implementing solutions and training the agents on the new work flows;
  • Assist the Manager, Accounts Payable in identifying and implementing improvements to the A/P processes and document and update procedures;
  • Participate and build test script for A/P improvements;
  • Collaborate and participate in the implementation of projects for the A/P group;
  • Responsible for validating the new vendor banking information and get them approved into SAP;
  • Perform monthly reconciliations and analysis;
  • Provide technical support to the vendor master team;
  • Other tasks as required.

Key Skills:

  • Strong analytical skills and attentive to details;
  • Good judgement;
  • Technologically savvy;
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines;
  • Proactive and a good team player;
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

Professional Experience/Qualifications:

  • College or University degree in accounting;
  • Minimum of six (6) years relevant experience in accounting or in accounts payables ;
  • Knowledge of SAP is considered an asset;
  • Good knowledge Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Bilingual (written and spoken) in French and in English.

You must successfully complete a selection process that includes interviews, aptitude tests (for some positions) and reference verification.

Domtar is an equal opportunity employer. We invite women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities to apply.

Our offer:

  • A downtown location (Place des Arts metro);
  • Alternative Work Arrangements; hybrid remote work and flextime and summer hours;
  • A modern and spacious environment;
  • A childcare center on location;
  • A pension plan with matching company contributions.

Apply now!