Cargill Accounts Payable - Surrey, BC in Surrey, British Columbia

Accounts Payable - Surrey, BC

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


To process invoice and payments of suppliers and employees on a timely and accurate basis with proper supporting documentation, while meeting accounting system requirements to ensure accurate and accessible record retention for reporting of company payments and accruals. Communicate with external suppliers and company personnel as required for payment, purchase order or receiving status.

Duties and Responsabilities:

  • Payable Data Entry / Support Documentation

  • Match supplier invoices to purchase order/contracts and receiving information. Ensure compliance with current company purchase order and authorization policies

  • After ensuring invoice has proper documentation/authorization, prepare payable for entry into the accounting system by stamping invoices and completing input information such as vendor code, invoice number and general ledger coding. Check prices, quantities and extensions

  • Batch supplier invoices and backup and enter to the accounts payable system

  • Print invoice list and have a second person review and initial for accuracy

  • File invoices alphabetically in an open payable invoice file. If all supporting documentation is unavailable enter as “prebooked” and follow-up as required to ensure compliance with accounting system requirements

Payable Accounting:

  • Receive vendor enquiries and resolve vendor accounting issues or coordinate the resolution thereof

  • Maintain the accounts payable vendor master file

  • Initiate cheque stop payments as necessary

  • Cheque Preparation and Filing

  • Prepare wire transfer forms as needed

  • Process the automated cheque run. Match invoices with backup to the cheques and obtain cheque authorization. After signing, prepare cheques for mailing or pick-up

  • File paid invoice(s) attached to the cheque copy alphabetically by supplier. Maintain accuracy of accounts payable files

Other Duties:

  • Receptionist relief on coffee breaks and lunch hour plus including some vacation relief

  • Assist others in accounting and administration as necessary

This Full Time position is located in Surrey, BC; however please expect receiving calls from a 204 area code in case you are considered. Relocation assistance is not provided.



  • Cargill requires that employees be a minimum of 18 years old

  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada

  • Must be able to read/write English

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Excellent computer keyboard speed and accuracy, while maintaining focus on attention to detail

  • Previous computer experience in Microsoft Windows, with intermediate Excel & Word proficiency

  • Minimum three years of previous accounting and/or payables experience

  • Experience in an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) fully integrated accounting system, like that of M3, JD Edwards, SAP, etc


  • Mature friendly attitude, pleasant phone voice

  • Able to work overtime

Primary Location Canada-British Columbia-Surrey

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: SUR00115