Accounts Payable Specialist (Fixed Term)

  • Contract
  • Recruitment type: Fixed Term

Job Description

Join the team redefining how the world experiences design.

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Where and how you can work

Our flagship campus is in Sydney, Australia, but with many of our Canvanauts calling the Philippines home, our office in Manila is a buzzing place. Whether your role needs you in the office, at home or a bit of both, we've created an environment that truly empowers you to thrive.

What you’d be doing in this role

As Canva scales change continues to be part of our DNA. But we like to think that's all part of the fun. So this will give you the flavour of the type of things you'll be working on when you start, but this will likely evolve.

At the moment, this role is focused on:

Procure-to-Pay is the end to end process, systems, policies, and people that support business needs with a third party from identification of that need to posting into our financial systems. The team's functions include: Procurement Operations and Accounts Payable. Our Mission is to empower Canvanauts to focus on their impact by providing the most Efficient and Frictionless Spend Experience.

The core responsibilities of this team include:

  • Invoice Processing
  • Dispute resolution - Vendor Account Reconciliation
  • Payment Forecasting (Funding)
  • Payment Execution
  • Communication to Internal & External Customers
  • Other ad hoc tasks that may be required to perform all other related tasks

You're probably a match if...

  • A Bachelor’s/College Degree in Finance/Accountancy or equivalent Business-related course
  • Demonstrates solid Accounts Payable technical knowhow is highly preferred
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks
  • Highly organised with the ability to work within set deadlines
  • Keen attention to details
  • Must have basic understanding of Google suite applications  and/or the equivalent MS Office apps.
  • Experience with NetSuite Oneworld or any ERP is an advantage 
  • Experience with Jira is preferred but not required
  • Must have 2+ years of proven experience in similar or relevant industry

About the Team

The Accounts Payable team is currently a team of 8 and is supporting Canva and Canva acquired Entities. The team is based in the PH Service Center. In line with the upcoming implementation of a new invoice management platform and procurement tool, we will require support for the operations for 6 months. 

Other stuff to know

We make hiring decisions based on your experience, skills and passion, as well as how you can enhance Canva and our culture. When you apply, please tell us the pronouns you use and any reasonable adjustments you may need during the interview process.

Please note that interviews are conducted virtually.

We celebrate all types of skills and backgrounds at Canva so even if you don’t feel like your skills quite match what’s listed above - we still want to hear from you!

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