Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Specialist

AXYS Technologies Inc. (AXYS) has specialized in advanced marine based technology products and services for over 50 years. AXYS manufactures and services offshore and oceanographic environmental monitoring equipment with a focus on data acquisition and display systems for routine weather and sea state monitoring, water and air quality monitoring, process control and Renewable offshore energy assessment. We serve a global market with clients in over 50 countries worldwide. Located in beautiful Sidney, British Columbia, AXYS is a Gold Level Green Business certified company, offering competitive compensation and benefits to its staff.

Job Description:

With excellent organizational skills, the primary responsibility of the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable Specialist will be to assist the Finance team to ensure the proper and accurate entry and coding of accounting related transactions, invoices, expense reports, and the timely submission of customer invoices, vendor payments and cash receipts.  The successful Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable Specialist will be highly proficient in coding invoices to multiple cost centers conforming to standard procedures to ensure proper entry into the financial system and excellent at applying payments accurately.  Strong internal and external facing communication skills is required to understand purchases, invoices and payments for proper allocation and reporting. Additional responsibilities for the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable Specialist include the following: 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Codes such items as invoices, vouchers, expense reports, check requests, etc. with correct codes conforming to standard procedures to ensure proper entry into the financial system
  • Handles vendor correspondence via phone or email
  • Prepares non-inventory purchase order requisitions.
  • Attaches the corresponding purchase orders to incoming invoices with all supporting documentation.
  • Investigates and resolves problems associated with processing of invoices and purchase orders.
  • Prepares batch check runs, wire transfers, and ACH transactions.
  • Assists with the processing of month end accruals for monthly financial reports, and monthly closings.
  • Reconciles various accounts by identifying errors in posting or omissions by applying appropriate accounting standards.
  • Receives, researches and resolves a variety of routine internal and external inquiries concerning account status, including communicating the resolution of discrepancies to appropriate persons.
  • Prepare and send all customer billing.
  • Produce the monthly aging report.
  • Respond to customer billing inquiries, resend bills, and send collection emails.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.   
  • 1 – 2 years accounts payable or general accounting experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Strong organizational skills; must be detail oriented, ability to multi-task
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and other financial systems.

Job Type:
Full-time, Permanent, On-site

COVID-19 Considerations:
We have a full contagious disease protocol with work area hygiene and other measures in place to keep our employees, clients and vendors safe.

Apply for an Open Position:

Please indicate your interest in employment here by completing this brief form and uploading your resume, etc. for review. We thank all those who apply to AXYS Technologies Inc., but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please, no phone calls.

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2035 Mills Rd, Sidney
BC V8L 5X2, Canada

T:+1 (250) 655-585


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