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Accounts Payable Clerk

Capital Power

Job Overview

  • Experience Level Entry level

A little about Capital Power

Capital Power (TSX: CPX) is dedicated to powering a sustainable future for people and planet. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, we’re a growth oriented North American power producer that creates innovative electricity solutions to electrify the world reliably and affordably while protecting the planet for future generations. We’re passionate about our employees and place their entire wellbeing at the center of our people strategy.  We are proud to foster a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion; recognizing this is paramount to help grow our company and reach our net carbon neutral by 2050 goal. We’re proud to foster an inclusive environment where employees are empowered to be their best, make meaningful contributions and go home safe every day.

Your Opportunity

One Temporary (Up to 12 months) Full Time Position.   

Are you interested in working for a fast-growing organization which is focused on sustainable growth, committed to a low carbon future and believes in innovation?

Capital Power is currently seeking a motivated individual to join our amazing Renewables Operations Team!

The Accounts Payable Clerk is accountable to the Business Analyst, Renewables. You will be responsible for handling the accounts payable functions for the Renewables group and all wind, solar and battery energy sites at Capital Power.

You will contribute to our team by

  • Manage and complete tasks to process invoices received in the wind accounts payable inbox, and ensure all payments are made in a timely manner within contract terms.

  • Accurately enter an audit coding for purchase requisitions and ensure auditing on PO amounts remaining for expected invoices on sites.

  • Support site managers with coding questions for purchase requisition creation.

  • identify issues with invoices received including incorrect vendor information incorrect buyer information or missing information, and initiate correcting those issues to ensure invoices can be processed in a timely manner.

  • Ensure time sensitive tasks and daily workloads are efficiently handled with a high level of accuracy.

  • Respond to inquiries by internal and external customers.

  • Conduct regular meetings with site managers to support them in proper receiving an invoice management with vendor’s period.

  • Maintenance of confidential correspondence and information.

  • Collect and develop information for the creation of reports and graphs as it relates to PO’s, receiving and Invoice processing.

  • Set up new vendors as the need arises ensuring necessary information is received. Contact all vendors regarding any/all issues.

  • Create Purchase requisitions in Oracle for non-operational work on sites.

  • Identify AP process issues and work with supervisor and various individuals in the company to resolve the issues.

  • Enter, track, and review PO invoices, scan and acquire approvals.

  • Where required, complete the receiving process in Oracle and enter invoices into Oracle ensuring accurate and timely payment of all vendor invoices.

  • Review sign-off invoices, scan and enter Oracle ensuring accurate and timely payment of all vendor invoices.

  • Process Accounts Payable invoices and troubleshoot all issues.

  • Identify and work with supervisor to resolve process and procedure issues.

  • Be a purchasing policy subject matter expert and monitor the group’s activities to ensure compliance with purchasing policy process and procedures.

  • Work closely with supervisor and Finance group to ensure efficient execution of work and resolution of issues.

  • Works well with Site Managers (will be required to ensure department AP processes and standards are followed).

  • Liaise with other internal group coordinators to deliver required support.

What you will bring to the role  


  • High school diploma: secondary level diploma in office administration is an asset.


  • Accounting Certificate, Accounting Diploma, Office Administration Certificate and/or additional work experience skills in Accounting or Accounts payables and purchasing.

  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel.

Working Conditions:

  • Hybrid Office/Work from home position, with possible very minimal travel to meet business users at Capital Power facilities or other offices.

Additional Details

Union: CSU52

Wage: $27.84

Hours of Work: 40 hours a week

In order to be considered for this role you must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

The successful candidate for this position will undergo an education verification, reference checks and criminal record check.

 We offer a highly flexible benefits and wellbeing program, comprehensive onboarding and training, and various development opportunities to support your success and personal growth.

How To Apply and Next Steps

Capital Power only accepts resumes via online application at If you choose to submit your resume by any other means, we cannot guarantee that your application will be considered for vacancies.

Applicants with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation to complete their application can request accessible formats, communication support, or other accessibility assistance by contacting [email protected].

Capital Power is committed to providing a fair and transparent hiring process. We recognize and embrace the value of diversity and hire employees with the appropriate skills, experience and knowledge for each position.

Thank you for taking the time to apply and expressing interest in powering a sustainable future with Capital Power! We wish that we could personally respond to everyone who applies; however, it is our practice to contact only those individuals selected for interviews.

To apply on this position please go to and search for JR805340.

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