Accounts Payable Project Lead


AU$120000 - AU$140000 per annum


Northern Suburbs Melbourne, Australia

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Date Posted

Mon, 9th May 2022

Our client is looking for an Accounts Payable Project Lead for a 6-month FTC. This would be an amazing opportunity

Our client is looking for an Accounts Payable Project Lead for a 6-month FTC. This would be an amazing opportunity for someone to work in a well-known and large global organisation, that could offer a permanent position for the right candidate after the initial contract.

Main responsibilities for this role are:

  • Identify areas for improvement and work towards achieving a robust and auditable system that mitigates the risk of payment of invoices
  • Assist with the group centralisation of the accounts payable function and standardise the accounts payable processes
  • Development and maintenance of the group account payable policy and procedures
  • Providing support to the Group Accounts Payable Manager
  • Provide support to accounts payable with a key focus on improvements within their business units
  • Reviewing and resolve outstanding invoices and working closely with Operations Team
  • Ensuing all rebates are calculated correctly and deducted from monthly payments
  • Ensuring all non-stock related invoices are approved and processed
  • Reconciliation of supplier accounts where required
  • Reviewing supplier statements with aged debt and providing recommendations each month
  • Maintaining and updating process documentation/workflows
  • Prepare, process and provide supporting documentation for journal entries/payments
  • Resolve escalated external & internal stakeholder issues

We are looking for someone who:

  • Can deliver exceptional customer service through cooperation and understanding of customer needs
  • Secondary School qualifications
  • Working with multiple ERP systems – Large to Small
  • 5 years minimum experience in Accounts Payable function
  • Previous Team Leadership experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in processing large volumes of transactional data and skills in capturing, exporting, importing and maintaining information using various software
  • Excellent understanding of accounting and general ledger
  • Expert knowledge of Accounts Payable function
  • The ability to respond to requests in an effective and timely manner within a busy environment

If this sounds like you, please click apply or send your CV directly at [email protected]

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