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Accounts Payable Officer

Job description

Accounts Payable - City of Sydney Council
12 Mth Assign effective from 15th july 2024
Technology One, Trim and MS Office Exp
In addition - Ezescan/ Kofax (or exposure to any automated invoice scanning system)
Excel - Intermediate

First few weeks will be office based as they will need to be trained, then will be allowed to work from home 2 days a week up to the agreement and discretion between hiring manager.
$40p/h + Super for a 40hr week. Mon-Fri.

Utilise your Local Government Accounts Payable experience within a large finance department.

The Accounts Payable Officer assists in the payment of suppliers, and the issuing of refunds through the processing of invoices and non-Purchase order payments utilising automated and manual platforms.

The role will ensure integrity and probity are upheld so that the City meets its statutory obligations, while providing sound advice to all stakeholders regarding payments of accounts.

Key Accountabilities:

* The Accounts payable Officer will identify and evaluate invoices, payment requests, refunds, overseas payments and process each through multiple platforms to effect payments in a timely mannner.

* Liaise collaboratively with staff across the organisation to gather information to determine appropriate payments are conducted.

* Review requests, problem solve and take action or recommend action in relation to invoices, payments, refunds and the City's payment systems.

* Assist with auditing, invoice interrogations, unclaimed monies and general accounts payable inquiries from internal and external customers.

* Manage high volumes of sensitive data, including personal and private information.

* Identify and recommend process, policy, procedure and system improvements that will gain efficiencies, control, meet legislation, align with best practice and provide a customer centric approach.

* Liaise externally, both verbally and in writing with suppliers, businesses, members of the public and government authorities in relation to payments and refunds to resolve enquiries efficiently, courteously and promptly.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

* Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply legislation.

* Good interpersonal and communications skills.

* Proven accuracy and attention to detail, with work performed to a high standard.

* Demonstrated superior customer service skills.

* Excellent record keeping skills.

* Technology One ERP Systems experience and exposure to any automated Invoice scanning systems.

Applications close Monday 23rd June at 12pm.

Forward your resume to the Link provided.