Analyst, Accounts Payable Job at City of Ottawa – Ottawa, ON

Requisition ID: 927

Department: Innovative Client Services Department

Service: Supply Services

Branch: Strategic Sourcing Branch

Employment Type: Up to 3 Full-time Temporary – Up to 1 year

Work Hours: 35 hours per week

Affiliation: CIPP

Salary Information: $66,308.06 – $80,680.60 annually (2019 rates of pay)

Location: 100 Constellation Drive

Job Category: Administrative Jobs

Application Close: 03/12/2021


The mandate of Supply Services is to ensure procurement activities (valued at approximately $1 billion annually) and payment activities (valued at approximately $3 billion annually) are undertaken with a strategic corporate outlook, and reflect industry best practice to effectively meet the needs of City departments, the Library Board, Ottawa Police Services and the expectations of Council.

You are responsible for conducting ongoing analysis of operations, reporting results, and providing analytical expertise for special projects in support of the Accounts Payable (AP) program and Supply Services.

You support a high-volume environment that aligns with City-wide strategies, service excellence, initiatives and goals.


Completion of 4 year university degree in Commerce, Finance, Accounting or other related field

Minimum of 2 years of experience in accounting process environment, including financial analysis, and financial modelling.


Not applicable


Knowledge of financial controls and processes and Accounts Payable Processing

Forward thinking, able to provide the right information for management decision

In depth knowledge of SAP, Markview, Excel

Knowledge of Business Intelligence (BI)

Knowledge of the Accounts Payable process, its priorities and challenges

Understanding the intricacies of how the data is collected, and the resulting affect on reports

Knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers.


Able to understand/appreciate the technical complexities and diversities of the work in order to provide financial management support

Able to research, analyze and evaluate financial/budgetary issues, interpret data, make decisions, develop appropriate solutions and formulate recommendations

Able to identify financial tracking and reporting requirements and provide user input to systems enhancements

Able to administer regulations, laws, and financial/administrative policies/procedures

Able to work collaboratively

Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Possess advanced computer literacy in MS Office Suite in a windows environment, including use of intra/internet

Able to use Corporate SAP modules/system and work with other advanced computer applications or software

Analytical and attentive to detail

Able to understand the impact of the limitations of the source of information

Creative problem solving

Excellent communication

Able to exercise discretion and confidentiality

Flexible and adaptable to deal with shifting priorities

Able to demonstrate sound judgment and initiative

Able to demonstrate tact and diplomacy

Possess initiative and self-motivation

Possess a strong customer service orientation


Language Requirement: English oral, reading, writing

Police Record Check: The successful candidate will be required to complete a Criminal Records and Judicial Matters Check with the Police Services detachment in their jurisdiction to the City of Ottawa’s satisfaction.; Police record checks completed by a third-party company will not be accepted.

The City of Ottawa has a Mandatory Vaccination Policy which requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination as a condition of employment

Temporarily working remotely due to Covid-19.

Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements.

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We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The City of Ottawa promotes the principles of diversity and inclusion and adheres to the tenets of the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. We encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples and persons of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions.

The City of Ottawa provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If contacted to proceed to the selection process, please advise us if you require any accommodation.

Accessible formats and communication supports are available upon request. Please contact the HR Service Centre at 613-580-2424, extension 47411.

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