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Accounts Payable Officer, 12 month FTC, North Sydney, $60k + super

Job details

Location: NSW - Sydney
Discipline:
Reference: Ad-31591
Posted: 5 months ago

Job description

About the Company:
 
My client is the financial services arm of a leading communications services group who offer advertising, public relations, Branding and identify and marketing infrastructures services.
 
About the Role:
 
The purpose of the Accounts Payable Officer role is to provide a high level of effective and efficient Accounts Payable (AP) services for businesses within a shared service centre environment. The role requires a high level of accuracy and attention to detail to ensure payments and query resolutions are consistently delivered to a high standard. The role will also be responsible for developing business relationships with the Operating Companies being supported.

Accounts Payable

  • Perform AP related duties in accordance with the cyclical calendar for processing supplier invoices, employee related expense claims and third-party payments; 
  • Respond to supplier account queries and resolve any invoice discrepancies in a professional manner;
  • Deliver a high standard of customer service to businesses and suppliers;
  • Manage payment of suppliers in accordance with payment terms;
  • Prepare electronic funds transfers;
  • Produce monthly AP reconciliation reports and ensure these reconcile to supplier statements if required;
  • Assist with month end closing reports and reconciliations;
  • Regularly monitor the completeness and accuracy of supplier records and master files.

Team Membership

  • Demonstrate and encourage a culture of continuous improvement and collaboration
  • Attend team and other meetings  
  • Buddy with and train new employees as required
  • Practice courteous assertiveness with all interactions
  • Demonstrate the behaviours expected from the team and customers
  • Provide strong emphasis on providing 'needs based' customer service
  • Escalate matters to management as appropriate  

 
About You:

  • 2+ years’ experience in the Accounts Payable field
  • Strong people interaction and relationship building skills
  • Sound data entry and administration experience
  • Advanced MS Office skills, with high degree of confidence in MS Excel 
  • Experience using financial systems including ERP and electronic workflow solutions, Spectra PF and Maconomy desirable
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Well organised with the ability to prioritise workloads
  • Ability to work well with others; a desire to be part of a team
  • Effective organisation skills with the ability to prioritise
  • Flexible and adaptable attitude amidst an environment of constant change
  • Ability and experience in working with and meeting key performance targets
  • Working knowledge of AP principles, practices and regulations
  • Strong attention to detail 

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