Accounts Payable Associate

  • Full Time
  • Vancouver
  • 65000 - 65000

Velocity Truck Centres

We are currently hiring for 2 Accounts Payable Associate positions, which can be located at any of our dealerships across British Columbia. These locations include Nanaimo, Victoria, Surrey, Abbotsford, Prince George, Terrace, Williams Lake, Kelowna, Kamloops, and Fort St. John.

This flexibility allows you to join our team from a location that suits you best while contributing to our dynamic and growing organization.

Position Overview:

Velocity Truck Centre Canada is seeking a highly organized and skilled Accounts Payable Associate to join our team. The ideal candidate will be adept at multi-tasking and full-cycle accounting, possess a positive outlook, and have experience in a multi-branch environment. With support from the Controllers, the AP Associate will manage accounts payable processes, including posting and reconciling vendor invoices and statements, AP adjustments, corporate visa transactions, and preparing batch disbursements.

Cross-training with team members is essential to ensure a high-functioning team environment.

What’s in it for you:

Attractive Compensation: Earn a competitive base wage up to $65,000/year
Investment in Growth: Access employer-paid technical training tailored to your needs, ensuring continuous skill enhancement and career advancement.
Work-Life Balance: Enjoy paid vacation time.
Comprehensive Benefits: Benefit from company-paid extended health coverage, basic life insurance, disability support, and wellness programs.
Financial Security: Plan for the future with employer RRSP matching.

Key Responsibilities:

Full-cycle accounting tasks, including:
Posting and reconciling visa statement transactions for multiple corporate cardholders
Posting and reconciling large dealer invoices and statements
Preparing and reconciling batch disbursements
Preparing financial analyses, month-end reports, and reconciliations
Investigating and resolving account discrepancies, and preparing adjusting journal entries
Assisting with creating and developing processes and procedures
Assisting with year-end audit preparations
Supporting the payroll process as needed
Performing other duties as assigned

Critical Success Factors:

Attendance, Punctuality & Reliability: Essential for supporting the team and staff in a fast-moving environment.
Stress Management: Ability to manage high volumes of information and prioritize tasks in a dynamic setting.
Flexibility: Adaptability to shifting priorities and business needs.
Organization: Highly organized to handle large volumes of information daily, including invoices, customer statements, and administrative tasks.
Communication: Respectful and clear communication with various stakeholders.
Attention to Detail: Accuracy in data entry and understanding the impact of inaccuracies.
Process Driven: Focus on continuous improvement and establishing effective processes.
Problem Solving: Structured approach to investigating and resolving issues with excellent follow-up skills.


Post-secondary degree or diploma in Accounting or Finance
3+ years of related experience in AP, including management or supervisory experience
Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Ability to analyze and present numerical data effectively
Negotiation and relationship-building skills
Experience with Accounting software Excede (an asset)
Good stress management and de-escalation skills
Dealership experience preferred, particularly in automotive/truck dealership environments handling high transaction volumes

Working Environment & Physical Requirements:

Sedentary office environment with extended hours of typing and data processing
Approximately 50% of the time dedicated to phone calls and interactions with customers and staff
Minimal lifting requirements (up to 20-25 lbs on occasion)

Who we are:

Velocity Truck Centres, aims to provide unparalleled support by offering various sales, vehicle maintenance, parts, collision, and financing services to the industry. We believe in living our values, serving our customers and employees through our brand pillars – Speed, Value, Trust. Velocity Truck Centres is growing in Alberta in British Columbia now with 18 branches.

We also have over 100 branches globally spanning the USA, Mexico, and Australia. We value career growth and are looking for like-minded individuals to join our team.

For more information about everything Velocity Truck Centres, please visit our website.

We are an equal opportunity employer.