• Accounts Payable Specialist

    Location CA-ON-Toronto
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    Accounting / Finance
  • Position Description

    At a Glance


    Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Accounts Payable Specialist to join the Electrical Wiring Systems Team in Toronto, Ontario (Scarborough).The candidate is responsible for all phases of Accounts Payable process, including timely payment to vendors and employees.   Reconcile vendor statement and respond to vendor inquiries and resolves issues.


    What Will You Do?



    1. Match invoices to packing slip and P.O's. Review vendor invoices and employees expense reports.
    2. Assigned G/L code to vendor invoices./expense reports and rep commissions.
    3. Process weekly check runs
    4. Review expenses and checks written from different facilities. Responsible for exchange rate adjustment for foreign invoices and intercompany accounts.
    5. Manage A/P month end close including monthly accruals and determining Inventory in Transit. Responsible for sales tax accruals.
    6. Set up and maintain customer accounts.
    7. Prepare annual 1099 Report.
    8. Performs other similar and related duties as required.


    Basic Qualifications



    • A.S. in accounting, finance or related, or 5 years' business experience in accounts payable.


    • Minimum 2 years in accounting, accounts payble,or related field. 


    Preferred Skills

    • Manufacturing experience with 3 way match experience preferred.
    • General Ledger experience preferred.
    • Exposure to and understanding of computers, and their basic operations.
    • Basic knowledge of economics, finance, accounting, sales, and marketing.
    • Must be able to work independently. Ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment is a must.
    • Requires close attention to detail, ability to audit work to identify issues and implement processes to prevent errors.
    • Requires strong organizational and time management skills and be able to effectively handle multiple priorities.
    • Must have strong customer service orientation.
    • Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills and be able to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization.
    • Exceptional computer skills, extensive knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and data base software, proficiency with various e-mail, calendaring, meeting management and related communications software.
    • Must be highly collaborative and able to work in a team based environment. 


    Company Info

    About Legrand

    Every single day, Legrand brings power, light and data to millions of spaces around the world. Legrand is a global, publicly-traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with 36,000 employees worldwide, a market cap of $16B, revenue of more than $5 billion, with products sold in 180 countries. Legrand is listed on the Forbes Global 2000 as one of the world’s best employers.  For more information, visit legrand.com.


    About Legrand North and Central America

    Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 5,000 associates in 60 locations, working in 6 product categories (Electrical Wiring Systems, Building Control Systems, AV, Data Communications, Power Distribution and Control, and Lighting).  LNCA offers comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage. LNCA offers distinctive benefits like high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active women’s network.  LNCA is an employee-centered, growth company with tremendous opportunity.  For more information, visit legrand.us


    About Legrand’s Building Control Systems Division

    Legrand’s Building Control Systems (BCS) division includes the Wattstopper and Solarfective product lines.  Wattstopper offers the most comprehensive line of simple, scalable and flexible energy efficient lighting controls and solutions for commercial and residential applications. These products, programs, and services have been helping customers save energy, meet green initiatives and comply with energy codes for more than 30 years.  Solarfective gives Legrand customers the most energy efficient, easy-to-use advanced shading and lighting control solutions. For more information, visit lerand.us/lighting-controls-building-systems.








    Equal Opportunity Employer





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