Lightspeed is seeking a full-time Accounts Payable Specialist. This person will manage outgoing payments and help control expenses by receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices. This individual will also play a large role in implementing a new expense software. If you’re interested in the opportunity to expand your skills by working with the Finance team of a growing technology company, this may be the position for you.

About Us

Lightspeed powers small and medium-sized businesses in over 100 countries around the world with its cloud-based commerce platform. Its smart, scalable, and dependable all-in-one Point of Sale software system helps restaurants and retailers sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments, and grow their business. Founded in 2005 with offices in Canada, USA, Europe and Australia, Lightspeed recently completed its initial public offering on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: LSPD). We're passionate about enabling people to do their best work. Come work with us and find out what you can do.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Verify, code, and match invoices; enter into accounting system
  • Review invoice approvals
  • Complete monthly payment reconciliations
  • Complete monthly credit card reconciliations, including journal entries
  • Produce A/P listings and reconciliations, including monthly variance analyses
  • Produce accruals for month-end close
  • Work directly with the accountants to ensure adequate cash balances are available for forecasted payments
  • Manage employee expense reimbursements
  • Draft, update and maintain Accounts Payable process documentation
  • Prepare cheque runs and deposits and wire transfers
  • Maintain vendor accounts
  • Liaise with internal staff at all levels
  • Perform miscellaneous duties and responsibilities as defined by management


  • 3 - 5 years experience in a similar position
  • DEC or B.Comm in Accounting or Finance, or equivalent experience
  • Strong knowledge of Excel
  • Experience in Accounts Payable system implementation
  • Excellent command of English (oral and written)
  • Good comprehension of French
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage priorities and meet critical deadlines
  • Excellent time management and organization skills
  • Obsessive attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality; adept at handling sensitive documents and information


  • Experience with Netsuite

What's in it for you?

In addition to the perks you see on the Careers page, you’ll get access to:

  • A beautifully renovated office space in a castle; one of the best development centres in Montreal;
  • An environment that encourages initiatives and leadership;
  • Happy hour every Friday afternoon;
  • Birthday treats every month to celebrate our employees;
  • Social events throughout the year including the legendary annual holiday party;
  • Fun activities with your teammates - be part of the Lightspeed family;
  • Work with highly talented people who are as passionate about their craft as you are!