Accounts Payable Manager

Date Posted February 19, 2021
  • Department Accounting
  • Location Toronto Ontario
  • Job ID 91343

YM Inc. was founded on the strength of a single retail store in the heart of downtown Toronto in 1975, under the name Stitches. Today we are one of North America’s leading apparel retailers operating over 700 stores across Canada and the United States under the following banners: Stitches, Urban Planet, Urban Behavior, Sirens, Urban Kids, Suzy Shier, Bluenotes, West 49, Mandee and Charlotte Russe.

Position Description

The Accounts Payable Manager is responsible for managing the Accounts Payable department while focusing on compliance, process review and ensuring A/P performance objectives are met.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement and maintain systems, procedures and policies, including accounts payable functions to ensure adherence to Company guidelines
  • Take corrective action to resolve Accounts Payable KPI variances
  • Monitor and ensure Accounts Payable service level agreements for invoice processing and payment are supported and adhered to
  • Ensure the Accounts Payable payment processes have proper controls in place to manage risk
  • Develop and make recommendations on the modification and revision of standards & processing related to Accounts Payable
  • Resolve Accounts Payable issues raised by direct reports and others
  • Manage monthly closing of accounts payable records and posting of month end information
  • Provide guidance and support to internal customers with regards to Accounts Payable activities
  • Hire, train and evaluate employees to enhance their performance, development, and work product.
  • Prepare month-end close for Accounts Payable
  • Assist in annual audits


  • Minimum 2+ years’ experience in an Accounts Payable managerial role
  • CMA,CGA designation or equivalent preferred
  • Experience working with accounting software
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of the retail industry an asset
  • Demonstrated skills in corporate governance, policies, and procedure
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Exceptional ability to build rapport and partnerships with team members
  • Hands-on leader, with a can-do, roll-up-your sleeves attitude.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple assignments
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight timelines
  • Strong interpersonal skills

YM Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals. We thank all applicants for their interest: However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If chosen to participate in the selection process, accommodations are available upon request. We will consult with the applicant to provide or arrange suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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