The Benefits of Working at LeGrow's Travel

LeGrow's Travel Inc. has been around since 1949 but we are still a young company at heart. Each day we strive to improve ourselves and the way we do business. All of this is due to our outstanding team members. We hire and train the best staff, empowering them to give our clients excellent service and value. We do this with consistency, professionalism and a smile. It's a simple approach to business -- but it works!!

The best counsellors are friendly and caring with customers. Intuitive and imaginative -- able to uncover and realize people's true dreams. Organized and thorough -- because detail is critical. Energetic and enthusiastic, even when the chips are down -- because the busy season is hectic. They're also self motivated, yet strong team players. And above all, passionate about travel. It's people just like this who have given LeGrow's Travel Inc. its reputation as a great travel agency.

Vendor Payables Clerk

Posting Date: Jan-10-2023 - Feb-10-2023 Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Vendor Payables Clerk role at Maritime Travel works with the team responsible for reviewing and preparing payments to be made to travel suppliers and reconciling commission received from the travel supplier for travel bookings.   The Vendor Payables team is part of our corporate support office where we centralize the accounting function for our 90+ independent retail locations across Canada.

Key Responsibilities of the Vendor Payables Clerk include:
- Preparing reconciliations between Maritime Travel sales detail and supplier payment details
- Preparing vendor payments and ensuring reconciled to the travel accounting system
- Applying payments received from suppliers to files
- Preparing bank deposits
- Contact sales agents by telephone and email to verify that sales booking information is correct
- Investigating and following up on outstanding commission receivables from suppliers
- Foster and maintain strong relationships with vendors with a focus on improvements that will benefit both companies
- Reconciling group travel files

The ideal candidate will have:
- An intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and its various reporting functions;
- Some experience / comfort working within accounting systems;
- Experience preparing / working with account reconciliations;
- Effective problem solving, analytical and reconciliation skills;
- Be team oriented but also have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision; and
possess professional communication skills, both written and oral, to interact with our agents and suppliers.

Benefits in addition to salary at fair market value include:
- Comprehensive health and dental benefits plan (eligible immediately upon hire) including an Employee and Family Assistance Program
- Pension program (3% employer matching)
- Vacation accrual (begins immediately)
- Travel Dollars program and access to discounted travel opportunities
- Opportunities to be part of continuous improvement initiatives