Job: Accounts Payable Clerk

Location: 100 Bayview Station Road, Ottawa

Job Type: Full-time (Mon-Fri) on-site

About our Company: Merkley Supply is a leader in the masonry supply industry, specializing in providing high-quality materials and services to residential and ICI construction projects of various scales. Committed to customer service and industry expertise, we strive to deliver reliable and cost-effective solutions. As we continue to expand our operations, we are seeking a detail-oriented and self-motivated AP Clerk to join our dynamic team.

Job Description: As an AP Clerk, you will play a crucial role in managing the accounts payable processes for our organization. Your attention to detail, compliance with company policies and procedures, ability to meet deadlines and commitment to maintaining accurate financial records will be essential to your success in this role.


  • Process vendor invoices, verifying payment terms, accuracy and completeness of information
  • Match invoices with purchase orders and receiving documentation to ensure proper authorization and validation
  • Review and reconcile vendor statements, addressing discrepancies and resolving outstanding issues
  • Prepare and process weekly check runs, ensuring accurate and timely payments to vendors
  • Collaborate with purchasing and receiving departments to resolve invoice discrepancies and resolve payment issues
  • Maintain organized and up-to-date accounts payable files and records
  • Assist in month-end and year-end closing activities, including accruals and reconciliations
  • Monitor and manage vendor relationships, including responding to inquiries and resolving payment-related matters in a timely manner
  • Daily balancing of cash drawer and credit card processing
  • Assist in other accounting and finance-related tasks as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent; Associate degree or relevant certification in Accounting or Finance is required
  • Proven experience as an AP Clerk or in a similar accounts payable role within the construction supply industry is highly desirable
  • Familiarity with construction industry invoicing and payment processes is an asset
  • Proficient in using accounting software Eg. Great Plains Dynamics and other relevant tools
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, with the ability to process high volumes of invoices efficiently
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel


  • Competitive salary package commensurate with experience
  • Profit Sharing structure
  • Health Benefits
  • Vacation
  • Pension
  • Opportunities for professional growth

How to Apply: If you are interested in joining our team as an AP Clerk and contributing to the financial integrity of our organization, please submit your resume and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and qualifications to Please include “AP Clerk Application” in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Note: Merkley Supply is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Join our team and be a vital part of our mission to provide exceptional masonry supplies and services to Eastern Ontario.

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