Accounts Payable Specialist

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Job Description

Are you interested in exploring all aspects of basic finance and office administration at a small company? Do you enjoy wearing multiple hats in a fast-paced environment, while contributing to a wide range of activities across an organization?

Kongsberg Geospatial is looking for an Accounts Payable Specialist to provide finance and administrative support. This position is well suited for individuals with an administrative or customer service background and a passion for detail-oriented work.

This position is required to be onsite in the Kanata office 5 days per week.

What You’ll Do:

Finance and Administrative Functions:

  • Assist Finance with incoming invoices and data entry.
  • Assist with payroll and benefits data entry.
  • Assist with various account and bank reconciliations.
  • Work with suppliers and obtain quotes, create purchase requisitions and process orders.
  • Support employees with company expense claims (data input and coding).
  • Participate as a member of the Joint Health & Safety Committee.
  • Maintain various administrative tracking logs.

Other Functions

  • Work with the social committee and help plan company events.
  • Support ad hoc office projects as needed.

What we’re looking for:

  • Maintain various administrative tracking logs.
  • Diploma in basic accounting, office administration, or related field isa benefit.
  • Administrative, customer service or similar experience.
  • Ability to maintain sensitive and highly confidential information.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Experience with travel bookings, general office organization, andcoding employee expense claims is a benefit.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salaries and annual compensation reviews.
  • Highly competitive benefits.
  • DPSP contribution made by employer– no employee match required.
  • Competitive vacation.
  • Ten (10) days annual sick leave.
  • 25% discount for employees as part of the annual KOG share purchase program.
  • Education budgets and training allowances.
  • Collaborative work environment with bright, large, private individual cubicles and offices.
  • Free drinks provided.
  • Large variety of snacks (at cost) with all contributions for these going to local charities.

More About Kongsberg Geospatial:

Kongsberg Geospatial does challenging work that matters. We are an industry leading software company that has been delivering real-time geospatial technology solutions for Defence and Aerospace applications worldwide for over 30 years. Since 2006, we have been a wholly owned subsidiary of Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace in Norway and we are an integral part of many key programs there. Externally, our technology is relied upon and trusted for a wide range of applications including air defense, search and rescue, drone delivery systems, and autonomous vehicle tracking. Our team members make a real impact in people's lives.

How to Apply:

Visit our website to learn more about us. If you fulfill the requirements and skills listed above, we look forward to hearing from you.
Please apply by e-mail to, quoting job title "Accounts Payable Specialist" and attaching your resume in Word or PDF format.
Due to the volume of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We appreciate your interest in Kongsberg Geospatial.
Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you requireaccommodation, please notify