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Accounts Payable Specialist

Full Time + Cambridge, ON

About Dare Foods Limited

Dare Foods Limited is a private, family-owned business that continues to build a legacy rich in innovative, high-quality products that meet the changing needs of our consumers. “Made Better” is at the heart of everything we do at Dare and comes to life through our portfolio of consumer-loved brands including Bear Paws, Breton, REALFRUIT, Boulangerie Grissol, and Whippet (to name just a few). Our head office was relocated in 2018 from Kitchener to Cambridge and is a modern work environment connected to our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.

Accounts Payable Specialist – Cambridge, ON

We are currently looking for an Accounts Payable Specialist with previous manufacturing accounting experience in a fast paced environment to join our team in Cambridge. This role will be responsible for the timely and accurate processing and payment of invoices in accordance to the company’s approval policy.


    • Contribute to the full cycle accounts payable process (multi currency; multi-entity)
    • Verify invoices for proper approvals
    • Ensure accurate processing of invoices using 3-way matching (compare vendor invoice with purchase orders and goods receipts)
    • Problem solving and follow-up on supplier invoices with internal sources
    • Develop/maintain documents and spreadsheets
    • Train/Collaborate with other cross functional departments
    • Manage blocked items regularly & follow up with business areas on discrepancies (price; quantity; etc.)
    • Generate weekly payment runs (cheques and electronic payment) on rotating basis
    • Handle inquiries, vendor maintenance and statement reconciliation



Essential Skills and Qualifications

    • Willingness to learn and take on challenge of learning new systems and technology
    • 2-5 years of accounts payable experience (manufacturing experience is an asset)
    • Post-secondary education (or equivalent experience)
    • Leadership and customer service experience
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with an aptitude for detail
    • Working knowledge in Microsoft Office with intermediate proficiency in Excel
    • SAP/ERP/EDI experience is an asset
    • Highly organized and ability to prioritize
    • Good work ethic with positive attitude and desire to work as a team
    • Strong organizational skills and comfortable working on multiple projects at one time
    • Strong oral and written communications skills


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. If you are interested in being considered for this position, please apply in writing by January 28, 2022 quoting the appropriate position title "Accounts Payable Specialist" to hrresumes@darefoods.com (.txt, .doc or .pdf formats)

Thank you for your interest in Dare Foods Ltd. and the opportunity to review your resume, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No follow up inquiries or agencies at this time please.

Dare Foods Limited is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. Dare Foods Ltd. will provide 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.