Cara Operations

  • Accounts Payable Analyst

    Cara Operations Limited is Canada’s leading full service restaurant company. Home to such iconic brands as Swiss Chalet, Harvey’s, Montana’s, Kelsey’s, Milestones, Pubs, Bier Markt, East Side Mario’s, Landing Group, New York Fries, St-Hubert, State and Main, Elephant and Castle and Original Joe’s. With this diverse portfolio of restaurants our Home Office Associates have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of some of the most popular, well-loved brands in Canada. Variety isn’t the only thing we offer – along with competitive compensation, we operate in a fast paced and energetic environment where effective team work and self-motivation to work independently are harmonious traits.   CARA Operations Limited is looking for a new Accounts Payable Analyst to join our team in our Vaughan Home Office.   Overall Purpose:   Process invoices accurately and timely using JD Edwards System. Manage and upload invoices to JDE Edwards System. Setup new A/P vendor and maintain A/P vendor database. Be a key resource for external and internal A/P issues and concerns.   Job Duties:   - Process all invoices in a timely and accurate manner using JD Edwards system - Process vouchers upon request, review G/L codes and pay invoices accurately - Respond to inquiries from associates and external customers to promptly resolve problems and discrepancies related to accounts payable, vendors and invoices - Verify accuracy of upload files before process to JD Edwards system - Reconcile various vendor accounts/invoices before process payments - Setup new A/P vendor account and maintain A/P vendor database in JDE Edwards system - Excellent data entry with high degree of accuracy - Document, address and follow through with all A/P discrepancies. - Various administrative dutiesand general ledger reconciliations Key Challenges: - Ensuring accurate and efficient data input and reconciliation of processed data - Ensuring internal and external customer expectations are consistently met in a timely and satisfactory manner - Handling periods of high volume and tight deadlines - Handling the distractions of an open-office environment - Long periods of repetitive tasks Required Skills: - 2 + years of finance/accounting experience - Experience and knowledge with JD Edwards software - Strong Microsoft Excel skills (i.e. lookups, pivot tables) - Self-driven and results orientated - Ability to multi task coupled with strong organization and priority setting skills - Ability to handle a high volume of work and meet deadlines - Excellent verbal and written communication skills required to interact with internal/external stakeholders - Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills - Excellent data entry skills - College and/or University education   Cara offers a great open office work environment, with a competitive salary, group benefits, subsidized bistro, on site gym facilities and a 20% discount to most of our restaurants.   As part of our accessibility commitment, We are committed to providing an accessible environment for all of our customers, employees, and job applicants, and will make available to any selected applicants accommodations and/or accessible formats should he/she require.    We thank all candidates for their interest in opportunities with us however, only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  No phone calls or emails please.   At this time, we do not require assistance from recruitment agencies. Any candidates submitted via staffing and employment agencies will not be considered.
    Brand
    Home Office
    Job ID
    2018-5104
    Primary Location
    CA-ON-Vaughan
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Career Level
    Experienced
    Years of Experience
    2
    Posted Date
    5/29/2018
    Job Industry
    Accounting and Auditing Services, Financial Services and Banking
  • Overview

    Cara Operations Limited is Canada’s leading full service restaurant company. Home to such iconic brands as Swiss Chalet, Harvey’s, Montana’s, Kelsey’s, Milestones, Pubs, Bier Markt, East Side Mario’s, Landing Group, New York Fries, St-Hubert, State and Main, Elephant and Castle and Original Joe’s. With this diverse portfolio of restaurants our Home Office Associates have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of some of the most popular, well-loved brands in Canada. Variety isn’t the only thing we offer – along with competitive compensation, we operate in a fast paced and energetic environment where effective team work and self-motivation to work independently are harmonious traits.

     

    CARA Operations Limited is looking for a new Accounts Payable Analyst to join our team in our Vaughan Home Office.

     

    Overall Purpose:

     

    Process invoices accurately and timely using JD Edwards System. Manage and upload invoices to JDE Edwards System. Setup new A/P vendor and maintain A/P vendor database. Be a key resource for external and internal A/P issues and concerns.

     

    Job Duties:

     

    • Process all invoices in a timely and accurate manner using JD Edwards system
    • Process vouchers upon request, review G/L codes and pay invoices accurately
    • Respond to inquiries from associates and external customers to promptly resolve problems and discrepancies related to accounts payable, vendors and invoices
    • Verify accuracy of upload files before process to JD Edwards system
    • Reconcile various vendor accounts/invoices before process payments
    • Setup new A/P vendor account and maintain A/P vendor database in JDE Edwards system
    • Excellent data entry with high degree of accuracy
    • Document, address and follow through with all A/P discrepancies.
    • Various administrative duties and general ledger reconciliations

    Key Challenges:

    • Ensuring accurate and efficient data input and reconciliation of processed data
    • Ensuring internal and external customer expectations are consistently met in a timely and satisfactory manner
    • Handling periods of high volume and tight deadlines
    • Handling the distractions of an open-office environment
    • Long periods of repetitive tasks

    Required Skills:

    • 2 + years of finance/accounting experience
    • Experience and knowledge with JD Edwards software
    • Strong Microsoft Excel skills (i.e. lookups, pivot tables)
    • Self-driven and results orientated
    • Ability to multi task coupled with strong organization and priority setting skills
    • Ability to handle a high volume of work and meet deadlines
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required to interact with internal/external stakeholders
    • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent data entry skills
    • College and/or University education

     

    Cara offers a great open office work environment, with a competitive salary, group benefits, subsidized bistro, on site gym facilities and a 20% discount to most of our restaurants.

     

    As part of our accessibility commitment, We are committed to providing an accessible environment for all of our customers, employees, and job applicants, and will make available to any selected applicants accommodations and/or accessible formats should he/she require. 

     

    We thank all candidates for their interest in opportunities with us however, only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  No phone calls or emails please.

     

    At this time, we do not require assistance from recruitment agencies. Any candidates submitted via staffing and employment agencies will not be considered.

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