Job Posting 100442

Accounts Payable Officer
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 9 days (Mon, 22 Apr)
full time


($53,712.88 - $61,546.97 Annually)


Reporting to the Senior Accounting Officer, the Accounts Payable Officer performs a variety of accounts payable functions to ensure that accounts payable processing by staff meets the performance criteria established by the finance department. He/she/they provides assistance to the Senior Accounting Officer on the following major tasks: processing grants in lieu of property taxes and utility charges for property owned by Provincial Rental Housing Corporation (PRHC), accounts payable procedures and operating policy updates, voucher batches post audit process, accounts payable performance reporting, travel claims audit and post audit process.


The successful candidate will have the following:


  • Completion of a college diploma in accounting, finance, or other relevant discipline.
  • Sound experience in a high-volume computerized financial accounting environment.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience acceptable to the employer.


  • Sound knowledge of accounting and accounts payable principles and processes
  • Sound knowledge of internal controls and business best practices related to accounts payable functions
  • Proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and finance-related systems and application
  • Strong analytical, investigative, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills including a high degree of tact and diplomacy under stressful situations
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and consistency
  • Ability to analyze data, communicate findings, make recommendations, and facilitate changes
  • Ability to provide advice, guidance, and training to team members and other staff
  • Ability to build relationships and work with internal and external clients
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines while managing multiple priorities

 Indigenous candidates are welcome to connect with an Indigenous team member in our organization to discuss the recruitment process and our workplace, please contact  to arrange a call.

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