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Accounts Payable Supervisor

Job Number: J0221-0410
Job Type: Regular
City, Province, Country: Boucherville, Quebec, Canada
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Number of Positions: 1

A leader in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration industry, and celebrating its 70th anniversary in March 2022, The Master Group has been named one of Canada's Best Managed Companies since 2010 and is the largest privately held HVAC-R distributor in Canada. Today, the company employs 1,300 dynamic and dedicated people who serve the industry in more than 49 branches and 4 distribution centers from British Columbia to the Atlantic Provinces and in 19 branches in the United States.

Along with his or her team, the accounts payable supervisor will act as a resource person in the review and implementation of best practices in managing and controlling supplier invoice processing. He or she will be a key player in strengthening relationships with suppliers as the company evolves and changes during its sustained growth. The candidate will be an influential member through his or her skill in motivating team members to achieve objectives.

Principal tasks:

- Supervising, training, coaching and supporting the invoice-processing team
• Mastering and managing invoice processing at each stage (receipt, validation, system processing, variance management, controls, archiving) to ensure compliance with schedules in accordance with payment terms or contractual terms and with policies
• Standardizing and optimizing invoice processing by considering best practices and aligning capacity with present and future volume
• With his or her team, putting in place communication models, response techniques, interventions and follow-ups to provide an excellent service, which strengthens the relationship with both external suppliers and internal clients
• Participating in the integration of subsidiaries and acquisitions into our operations
• Working closely with coworkers in the Accounts Payable Department to ensure the department’s operational continuity
• Setting and communicating performance indicators
• Being a vector of change in his or her group and supporting change management initiatives
• Participating in the department’s various projects
• Supporting the chief accountant in various mandates


• Knowledge about how an integrated ERP system works, particularly for P2P and interactions with the finance module.
• Knowledge of MS Office software (intermediate in Excel)
• Basic knowledge of accounting
• Good knowledge of regulations related to GST, QST, HST and Ontario taxes
• Being bilingual is essential.

• Demonstrating excellent communication skills and the ability to build positive interpersonal relationships (ability to rally a team and resolve disputes with suppliers)
• Being highly customer service oriented
• Excellent analytical skills
• Being able to manage priorities in a structured, effective manner
• Ability to handle multiple files at the same time and meet deadlines
• Ability to handle confidential information discreetly and professionally
• Ability to work in a changing environment and rapidly evolving context
• Autonomy and thoroughness

DCS in accounting or administration
Experience relevant to accounts payable (5 years)
Minimum experience of 3 to 5 years in team management

Work conditions:

  • Group insurance from day 1 (medical, dental, short and long term disability insurance)
  • Contribution to a group RRSP upon hiring
  • Employee assistance program (psychological, financial, legal and parental support services)
  • Access to telemedicine with health professionals by chat or secure video session from day 1
  • Contribution to membership in a fitness center
  • Reimbursement of membership or renewal of a professional order
  • Free coffee