Accounts Payable and Receivable Officers

Canberra Temporary
  • Multiple Initial contracts with likelihood of permanency for the right candidate
  • Competitive salary with flexible work arrangements

About Our Client

Our client, operates internationally and across Australia to ensure their customers can have dependable solutions for all their needs. Our client has 35 years in the industry while offering superior skills and provides the foundations to mentor and promote all their employees, internationally, to 14 different companies. Our client has international revenue of over $11 billion.

Job Description

Accounts Payable:

  • Manage accounts payable, including entering accounts payable invoices and credit notes and checking receipt entries. Ensure on time payments for all suppliers, rent and sundries
  • Administer the procedure for the set up for new suppliers
  • Creation and monitoring bank guarantee and debt control, including tracking of retention. This involves close cooperation with Project/Operations Managers and knowledge of Client contracts to ensure direct support in resolving all issues for operations
  • Create ABA files for supplier payments, email remittance advice and follow up discrepancies, returns, and field call for payment
  • Liaise with Clients/Suppliers to ensure correct payments and resolve all issues
  • Accountable and responsible for Subcontractor online inductions
  • Accountable and responsible for gaining Certificates of Currencies for Insurances and Workers Compensation to ensure compliance
  • Administer and pay Company Security Licences (1 or 3 years)
  • Reconciliation of company credit cards
  • Facilitate month end procedures
  • Liaise with suppliers to ensure correct invoicing and resolve all issues
  • First level approval in GT set up for new suppliers
  • Monitoring and responding to AP inbox to assist internal and external stakeholders

Accounts Receivable:

  • Accountable for maintaining accounts receivable customer files and records
  • Ensure timely preparation and issue of statements with accurate and correctly rendered progress claims and tax invoices as well as following up and collating missing invoices for clients
  • Follow-up overdue invoices to obtain payment date in a respectful and helpful manner
  • Receipting and processing of electronic funds transfers, credit card payments and cheques
  • Receipting of Project, Services and Maintenance remittance advice
  • First level approval in GT set up for new Customers Other
  • Set quarterly Objectives and Key Results

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will have

  • Demonstrated Accounting/Bookkeeping experience
  • Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping or University degree
  • Practical knowledge of Accounts Payable/Receivable matters
  • Experience mentoring/managing/leading a team to improve efficiencies
  • Experience with accounting software
  • Demonstrated proficient experience with Microsoft Office
  • Clear passion for detail and accuracy of work
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • True desire to work with a team
  • Passion to support the operations of the business to uplift business outcomes
  • The ability to communicate with and provide accounting support to staff in all areas of the business
  • Completion or ability to obtain 4811 employment check or Baseline Clearance

What's on Offer

  • An initial short-term contract with the ability to extend to permanency
  • The ability to work for a globally recognised company in a dynamic and team-first environment
  • Competitive pay and superannuation
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Learning and career progression opportunities

Seamus Smith
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Phone number
0406 522 894

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Consultant name
Seamus Smith
Consultant phone
0406 522 894
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