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Date: Jan 19, 2018

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: TJX Companies, Inc.

Are you ready to explore career opportunities at TJX Canada and join our team?  TJX Canada is part of The TJX Companies, Inc., the world’s leading off-price retailer of apparel and homeware worldwide, and in Canada, our retail chains include Winners, Marshalls and HomeSense.

In the retail business, we move fast. We’re always adapting, evolving and innovating. And the fast pace brings variety and challenge, along with many growth opportunities.  We operate hundreds of stores in hundreds of cities.

TJX’s retail chains include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods and Sierra Trading Post in the United States TK Maxx in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria and the Netherlands, as well as HomeSense in the United Kingdom and Ireland; and TK Maxx in Australia.

As a retailer committed to growth, success is always in style at TJX!

Meet Stefano

 

Stefano is an Expense Payable Team Lead in our Finance Department.  He is responsible for coordinating the day to day operation of Expenses Payable, in particular, coordinating the activities of several associates, ensuring that all invoices are processed for payment in an accurate and timely manner and positive vendor relations is maintained.

 

Fun fact: Developing talent is just as important as attracting it. When we first met Stefano, we could see immense potential. We not only hired him for this role, but for the opportunities we knew he could grow into. Most organizations focus on the here and now. Well, we’re not like most organizations. We also have a genuine interest in your future.  So go for it, Stefano, we are right there with you!

 

Now, if you were to come on board as one of our Expense Payable Team Lead, we’d ask you to do the following:

 

  • Provide support, direction on day to day activities of the Expense Payable Team.
  • Provide guidance and training to team members.
  • Coordinates with team to ensure timelines are met and workflow is consistent by redistribution of work when needed.
  • Maintain group cohesion through solving any problems that might arise within the group.
  • Prepares reconciliation of vendor statements and respond to internal customers and vendor inquiries.
  • Provide support and guidance to the team on issue escalations ensuring excellent customer and vendor relations.
  • Audit, correct and release Batch Edit reports.
  • Compile and complete Sarbanes Oxley testing including interaction with Internal and External Auditors.
  • Issue stop payments, void, reinstate, delete and follow up on all bank transactions.
  • Provide customer service to both internal and external customers, including the resolution of escalated problems and issues.
  • Provide input in associate’s Annual Performance Reviews.
  • Assist with other task or special projects as assigned.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

     

    Sounds rather challenging and exciting, right? Let’s hope so, because if it sounds easy or boring, there’s a good chance this job isn’t for you. But if it does sound right for you, here’s why we know you’ll be able to handle those challenges.  You have:

     

  • Post- secondary education in a related Accounting function Working towards a CPA designation.
  • 1 to 2 years Payables experience with exposure to and knowledge of General Ledgers, Assets and Liabilities, Debits and Credits, Vendor statements, Invoices, Purchase Orders, Store Petty Cash, Employee Expense claims, etc.
  • Post-secondary education  in Business related to Accounting or Finance or working towards CPA designation.
  • Minimum 1 to 2 years of experience in Accounting/Finance functions including analysis.
  • Good leadership skills including coaching, providing advice and guidance to associates in the resolution of problems; and providing feedback to team members.
  • Good understanding of Expenses Payables controls, policies and procedures.
  • Time management skills (ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and complete special projects on time).
  • Strong communication skills, including written (reports, communication with vendors, etc.) and verbal (dealing with vendors, etc.).
  • Intermediate issue management skills including time management, information gathering, customer service and interpersonal skills including conflict management.
  • Intermediate problem solving skills (identifying and correcting errors as they occur, paying attention to detail) including analytical and research skills.
  • Intermediate organizational skills include organizing and prioritizing workload on a daily basis to ensure all Expenses Payable associates are working efficiently with a consistent workflow.
  • Intermediate computer skills including accounting applications (Lawson), Spreadsheets (Excel), Word Processing, and e-mail.

Success is our favorite outfit! As proud as we are of our past success, it’s our future that excites us most. We strive to provide opportunities for growth, recognition and a competitive salary and benefits package. Share our determination to think bolder and bigger and be part of our future. Apply now.

Here at TJX Canada we are an equal opportunity employer committed to the inclusion and accommodation of all individuals. For additional assistance please email accessiblecareers@tjxcanada.ca.


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