Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-144166
  • LocationCanberra
  • Salary$45 - $50 per hour
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantJess Kaur
As one of the Australia’s largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod’s recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Government client is seeking to engage an Accounts Payable Officer on a contract until 30/06/2023.

Position Overview

Duties & Responsibilities:
The key responsibilities in this role under general direction include:
  • Maintaining information and resolution of enquiries relating to the processing functions in a high volume finance operations environment.  This may include, raising and issuing invoices/credit notes, receipting, undertaking bank account reconciliations, credit card acquittals, preparation of journals, processing supplier invoices for payment, resolving routine client enquiries in a timely manner and other associated functions.
  • Ensure compliance with the work practices, procedures, guidelines and relevant instructions of the finance operations environment.
  • Contribute to the achievement of key performance indicators and service deliverables for the finance operations environment.
  • Display a consistent and ongoing commitment to high quality customer service principles, practices and behaviors.
  • Work cooperatively within a team environment to achieve organizational and team based goals and initiatives and demonstrate a willingness to contribute to a culture of continuous improvement.
Skills & Capabilities Required:
The information below describes the capabilities that are required to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.

Professional / Technical Skills and Knowledge
  • Demonstrated capability in a high volume finance operations environment with knowledge of processing functions relating to accounts receivable, accounts payable and banking functions.
  • Demonstrated competency in financial processing systems e.g. Oracle R12, Converga P2P, WBC Corporate Online, or similar, and with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of work practices, procedures, guidelines and instructions relevant to a finance operations environment.
Behavioral Capabilities
  • Sound organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to priorities workloads in order to meet tight deadlines, ensure attention to detail and maintain high standards of quality.
  • Demonstrated commitment to high quality customer service principles, practices and behaviors, including demonstrating resilience.
  • Well-developed problem solving and analytical skills, particularly the ability to understand and process financial data.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, particularly with numerical and financial information.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, verbally and in writing, with a range of stakeholders at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and cooperatively as a member of a team, providing support to others and working collaboratively to achieve organizational and team based goals.
Mandatory Requirements:
  • Successful applicants are required to obtain a cleared Police check.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting “Apply for this job”. Alternatively, you can call Neville Smith on 02 6268 9916 or email for further discussion.