New Roots Herbal | JR Accounts Receivable and Billing Clerk | Natural Health Products

JR Accounts Receivable and Billing Clerk

JR Accounts Receivable and Billing Clerk


About the Company

New Roots Herbal is a leading Canadian manufacturer and distributor of high-quality natural health products. Founded in 1985, our newly constructed and expanded head office, state-of-art laboratory and manufacturing facility is located in Vaudreuil-Dorion. With over 100 employees, we produce, market and distribute over 335 different natural health products to over 16 countries through 8,600 independent natural-products stores. Through our Choose to Care program, we have donated over $1.5 million to foundations and charities that support the environment as well families and children in need.


About the Position

Reporting to the Assistant Controller, we are looking to add a versatile team member that can help manage our inventory costing while also assisting in accounts payable. The ideal candidate will have experience in a manufacturing environment.

Tasks & Responsibilities

Inventory Costing

·        Assist in ensuring that product costing is up-to-date and accurate in the ERP system.

·        Regularly review costs and update where required to ensure accuracy in cost and inventory valuation.

·        Perform margin analysis by customer or product and report on variances.

·        Review inventory adjustments for necessary approvals.

·        Review inventory sub-ledger to the general ledger on a monthly basis and assist in any required reconciliations.

·        Assist in month-end closing activities, including accuracy of manufacturing overhead expenses, overhead allocations inventory and cost of goods sold.

Accounts Payable

·        Set up new vendors in the ERP system ensuring that vendor information and payment terms are correct.

·        Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval per Company guidelines and policies prior to processing for payment.

·        Match invoices to purchase orders and receiving evidence as required.

·        Handle general accounts payable inquiries directly with suppliers.

·        Follow up with vendors to resolve any disputes or seek required clarifications.

·        Enter approved invoices into the ERP system.

·        Process expense reports and credit card statements, ensure all supporting documentation is attached, ensure all expenses are in accordance with Company policies and are properly coded within the ERP system.

·        Communicate to management any expenses outside of Company policy.

·        Assist in reconciliation of vendor statements.

·        Interface with Purchasing and Receiving departments to investigate and resolve any issues.

Accounts Receivable

·        Assist AR department in verifying invoices, processing credit card payments and emailing invoices as needed.

·        Assist in processing credit notes as needed. 


·        Update schedule of fixed asset additions on a monthly basis.

·        Produce other financial reports and analysis as required.

Skills & Competencies

·        Relevant cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment.

·        Relevant full cycle accounts payable experience.  

·        Experience with ERP systems, SAP Business One is a plus.

·        Good knowledge of Excel and pivot tables.

·        Good communication skills in French and English.

·        High attention to detail, analytical and good organization skills.

·        Team player, works efficiently under pressure and respects deadlines.


Education & Experience

Post-secondary degree in accounting, finance, business or related discipline, or 2-3 years experience.

Work Schedule


Submit your résumé to Marie-Ève Descôteaux

By mail: Human Resources
3405, F.-X.-Tessier
Vaudreuil-Dorion (QC) J7V 5V5
By fax: 450-424-0130
By email:

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.