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Accounts Payable Specialist

Established 30 years ago, Westbank is private real estate development practice, headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. We are dedicated to the creation of inspiring, mixed-use projects, concentrating primarily in our core cities of focus: Vancouver, Toronto, Seattle, Tokyo and San Jose. Our body of work includes residential, hotels, retail, creative workspace, district energy, net zero carbon initiatives, affordable housing, exhibitions and public art, with over $50B of projects completed or under development. As our practice has evolved, we have assembled a collection of cultural enterprises including restaurants, gyms, spas, music venues, private members clubs, fashion, dance schools and food halls, known as the Westbank Ecosystem, which we weave throughout our projects. We bring this ecosystem to life through collaborations with some of the most talented artists, architects, designers and entrepreneurs in the world.

As we have evolved, we have taken on initiatives of greater ambition, in our cities of focus. We are always looking for talented, passionate and committed individuals to join our growing team. It’s our work together that makes it all possible.

A detailed-oriented team member who is adaptable and likes being challenged is required. Computer skills and knowledge in Excel and Word are a must. Experience using Yardi or Timberline is an asset. This is a fast paced environment and the individual must be able to handle multiple projects and work towards deadlines with a strong sense of urgency when needed. The ability to prioritize and work well under pressure is paramount. The Accounts Payable Specialist’s responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Verify invoice accuracy, coding invoices, obtaining approvals and coding of invoices and entering into Timberscan/Timberline/Yardi
  • Follow-up with consultants/vendor for inquiries or discrepancies
  • Reconcile progress billing invoices to contracts to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Assisting Finance department in Vancouver to ensure accurate flow of invoices per deadlines and ad-hoc requests
  • Liaison with project development/property management teams and handling vendor inquiries
  • Printing cheques and processing wire transfer payments
  • Able to process invoices in a multi currency environment
  • General administrative duties
  • Checking for accuracy on Purchase Orders and Contracts that are submitted to accounting
  • Process corporate invoices and expense reports


  • Exceptional time management skills
  • 2 years’ experience in accounts payable
  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively within a fast-paced environment
  • Address opportunities and challenges with initiative and creativity
  • A team player committed to supporting colleagues and working part of a team
  • Resourceful and organized with great attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must
  • Confidence and ability to "think on your feet" to handle a variety of social situations
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Self starter that works well with minimal supervision

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