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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  7731

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  Sep 19, 2022

Junior Accounts Payable Specialist

Job Profile:


Position Title:        Junior Accounts Payable Specialist  
Department:         Shared Services
Reports To:          Accounts Payable Supervisor, Shared Services

Job Summary:


The Junior Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for administering and maintaining various accounting records and transactions for the company. In this role, you will also work with external vendors and internal teams to resolve invoicing issues.  

About ATS:


Advance your career with ATS, a global industry-leading automation provider to the world’s most successful companies, creating solutions that positively impact lives around the world. 
ATS is a global supplier of automation technologies, products, and solutions to a broad range of end markets including the Life Sciences, Pharma, Food & Beverage, Electric Vehicle, Consumer, Nuclear, E-Commerce and Specialty Automation sectors. Founded in 1978 and headquartered in Cambridge, Ontario, ATS is a public company and its shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ATA. ATS employs approximately 6,000 people at over 50 manufacturing facilities and over 75 offices in North America, Europe, Southeast Asia, and China.

AT ATS, we want you to bring your real self to work, you share and live our values (people, process, and performance), and you will demonstrate the behaviours that support them.

What You Will Do:

• Responsible for invoice processing for a specific section of vendor alphabet for various ATS divisions. Maintain financial records related to assigned accounts using a variety of software applications and accounting software systems
• Validate invoices, resolve issues with Supply Chain/vendors as required, ensure all approvals are obtained and process transactions as required within the accounting system
• Prepare and process scheduled weekly/bi-weekly cheque runs and quick cheque runs on a rotating schedule
• Respond and address all vendor concerns and questions and reconcile vendor statements to Supplier Ledger on a regular basis
• Respond and address all divisional concerns and questions and provide backup when requested
• Prepare and enter any accounts payable –related journal entries as required/requested by divisions
• Complete month-end accrual spreadsheet as required and adhere to deadline
• As coordinated by Team Supervisor, reconcile receipts not vouchered account and record any adjustments required
• Work on special accounting projects as requested.  Participate in process improvement activities and testing while ensuring key existing procedures, controls and segregation of duties are maintained
• Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the ATS Code of Business Conduct
• Adhere to all health and safety rules and procedures

What You Will Need:



A post-secondary diploma in business, accounting or finance or equivalent is preferred


• 1-2 years accounts payable experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred
• Experience with large ERP systems such as JDE or SAP software is an asset
• Experience with MS Office, Excel and Word is essential
• Highly organized, proactive, and ability to manage conflicting priorities in a fast-paced collaborative environment
• Attention to detail
• Problem solving skills
• Able to work independently or collaboratively in a team as required
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with partners and customers throughout all levels of the organization

At ATS, it starts with our People!


We believe the foundation of a great company is having the best team and winning as a team.


Why Join ATS? 
• Be a part of a thriving organization that is a global leader in advanced automation solutions 
• Collaborate with other bright, talented professionals focused on innovation and continuous improvement 
• Discover opportunities for growth within ATS as we strive to develop, engage, empower, and energize our people
• Make an impact and give back to our communities in a meaningful way 
• Work in a safe, positive, and inclusive environment where everyone is respected and given the opportunity to do their best
• Enjoy an attractive compensation package including flexible work schedules (where applicable) 
• Participate in company sponsored events including BBQs, annual picnics, and holiday parties 
And much more!


ATS is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA), 2005 and will, upon request, assist those who may require specific accommodations due to a personal disability. We would ask that those who require assistance to notify our offices as soon as possible if accommodation is necessary.

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