• Surrey
  • This position has been filled

We’re currently looking for an energetic team player to join our fast-paced accounting office and assist in a transition to a centralized services approach of our administration department.

This is a high-volume position, with several key deadlines each month. Strong Excel and organizational skills are a must. The position is primarily geared towards accounts payable and may include some accounts receivable work.

Primary Accounts Payable responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring proper verification and approval of invoices
  • Entry of vendor invoices, charging expenses to appropriate GL accounts and cost centers
  • Paying vendors; schedule and prepare cheques, ACH payments and weekly EFT’s
  • Verify and process employee expense reimbursements
  • Reconcile vendor statements; communicate and respond to their inquiries
  • Assist with month end reports
  • Complete vendor credit applications
  • Other duties as assigned

Primary Accounts Receivable responsibilities include:

  • Billing reconciliation
  • Customer account reconciliations
  • Payment processing/application
  • Preparing/processing invoices and adjustments
  • Customer service to clients/internal groups.

Candidates must be detail-oriented, possess excellent keyboard skills, have excellent customer service skills, and be skilled in the use of Excel, Word, E-mail, and internet. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in AR/AP or large volume employer, and/or the equivalent to a two-year accounting or business diploma.

Black Press Media is a leading North American local news champion with operations across British Columbia, Alberta, Yukon Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Washington State, Alaska, and Hawaii.  Over 1,500 talented employees work with us to deliver unique community news and information across a full suite of traditional media channels and digital platforms.  We value diverse viewpoints, new ways of thinking and a collaborative approach to delivering results.

The starting wage for this position is $21.00-24.00/hour.

Those wishing to apply for this position can send their cover letter and resumes to:

Chris Hargreaves


CFO & Senior Vice President, Carpenter Media Group

and Cc:

Andrew Layfield


Regional Controller, Black Press Media

We thank everyone interested in this position.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.