Sun Life Financial

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Accounts Payable Associate

Aug 17, 2017
Waterloo, Ontario
Entry Level, Early Career

Position Objective

This role provides support for the document retention, retrieval and departmental filing functions and well as invoice processing.  This role also provides backup support for the Accounts Payable Client Services function as required.


  • Document Services & Filing
  • Ensure that all invoices are filed accurately and within 3 days of processing to ensure effective retrieval ability
  • Maintain accurate and organized records of items in off-site retention and process all required off-site retrievals in a timely fashion
  • Handle incoming mail and ensure that all items are stamped appropriately and enter the processing queue
  • Provide support to our internal business partners and assist in audit requests by retrieving and imaging documents as required

Invoice Processing

  • Process incoming PO and Non-PO invoices in Oracle accurately and on a timely basis
  • Ensure that urgent items identified are expedited and followed through the process to ensure successful resolution
  • Release invoices for payment in Oracle after ensuring that documentation is valid, taxes have been applied correctly and all required identifying information is displayed on the electronic voucher


  • Provide support to the AP Client Services function as required ensuring that all inquiries are responded to accurately and professionally within 24 hours
  • Ad hoc assignments and projects as required


  • Knowledge and use of: Oracle, Microsoft Excel, and Word
  • Good vendor management skills including the ability to resolve billing issues
  • Detail oriented with good internal clients management skills and ability to multi-task and respond to tight deadlines
  • Major changes to systems or processes need to be elevated to ensure in line with overall divisional goals and objectives. This role needs to be able to articulate the issue and the impact on the organization if it is not corrected

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We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.