Accounts Payable Coordinator

Date: Jan 13, 2021

Location: North York, ON, CA, M9L 1T9

Company: Apotex


About Apotex Inc.

Apotex Inc. is a proudly Canadian, global pharmaceutical company that produces high-quality, affordable medicines for patients around the world. Apotex employs almost 8,000 people worldwide in manufacturing, R&D, and commercial operations.  Apotex Inc. exports to more than 100 countries and territories and operates in more than 45 countries, with a significant presence in Canada, the US, Mexico, and India. Through vertical integration, Apotex is comprised of multiple divisions and affiliates including Apotex Inc., focused on generics; Apobiologix, a division of Apotex Inc. focused on biosimilar development; Aveva, an affiliate of Apotex Inc. fully integrated global developer and manufacturer of complete transdermal solutions; Apotex Consumer Products, a division of Apotex Inc. focused on brand name products; and Global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (GAPI), a division of Apotex Inc. focused on the manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) for Apotex and third parties. For more information visit: www.apotex.com.


Job Summary

Responsible for providing prompt payment of all bills, invoices, cheque requisitions, and expense reports.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Enter into Sap Finance module – purchase order / non purchaser order invoices into SAP.
  2. Responds to supplier inquiries.
  3. Separates taxes on invoices and expense reports, records all expenses     received, and any changes in amounts.
  4. Sets-up and performs cheque runs on a weekly basis including:  determining cash requirements, printing cheques, and a cheque register and clearing of wires.
  5. Cancel cheques / document number in SAP.
  6. Maintains a master-file for all suppliers/employees, including entering and deleting information as required. 
  7. Liaise with internal procurement personnel and resolve purchase order issues.
  8. Maintains petty cash, counts and submits all monies from vending machines for daily deposit.
  9. Getting paid invoice/wires ready to send to file bound.
  10. Provide copies of invoices to general accounting personnel as needed.
  11. Performs additional duties as required.
  12. Works as a member of a team to achieve all outcomes.
  13. Performs all work in support of our Corporate Values of Pride, Accountability, Integrity and Diligence; Demonstrates strong and visible support of our values.
  14. Performs all work in accordance with all established regulatory and compliance and safety requirements.

Job Requirements

  • 5 years experience in an Accounts Payable environment.
  • College diploma in Accounting
  • Excellent knowledge of journal entries and reconciliations
  • Current knowledge of commodity tax legislation and its application.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communication skills and a team player.
  • Strong ability to manage information requests efficiently.
  • Ability to identify opportunities for improvement in a timely and effective manner.
  • Able to work independently in a proactive manner.
  • Excellent organizational abilities and customer service.
  • Strong technical proficiency in Excel.
  • Experience in an SAP environment and in complex chart of accounts coding.
  • Contract - 12 months



At Apotex, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported.
Apotex offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.