Coordinator, Accounts Payable in Mississauga at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 7/31/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

The successful candidate will be responsible for full-cycle accounts payable functions within SAP. In addition, this role will lead the expense report processing for employees of Scotts Canada Ltd including training of new associates.


In this role you will:

  • Manage full cycle from invoice receipt to cheque printing/EFT Processing
  • Ensure compliance with internal approval policies on all invoices and outgoing cheques/EFT payments.
  • Ensure payments are processed on a timely basis and ensure accuracy of master data within SAP.
  • Ensure accurate, properly approved processing of all employee expense reports both within SAP and within Concur.
  • Management of error logs within SAP and work with corporate office when errors occur.
  • Training and troubleshooting with new/existing users on Concur application for both expense and travel.
  • Research and resolve payment issues with invoicing, including freight. Issues may result from intercompany transactions, Purchase Order issues etc.
  • Work with vendors and master data team to ensure accurate information is reflected within SAP. This includes transitioning payments by cheque to EFT processing.
  • Take on ad hoc projects and tasks as required by the Senior Accountant or Manager of Accounting

The perfect person will have:

  • High School Diploma. Bachelor’s degree in Business related field highly preferred
  • Minimum 5 years experience with high-volume accounts payable activities
  • Experience with SAP focused on Accounts Payables modules
  • Concur application, preferred
  • Proven ability to build excellent relationships with cross-functional business partners and customer service skills
  • Passionate problem solver
  • Superior organizational and follow up skills
  • Willingness to learn and take on new tasks
  • Innovative thinking and high initiative in process improvement e.g. improvement opportunity in developing a more effective employee expense report form
  • Effective time management – ability to manage self, time and priorities and ensure all deadlines are met

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

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