Job Details
  • Reference377456B_1632431637
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted27 days ago
  • ConsultantFiona Bell

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 Federal Government client is seeking to engage an APS4 Accounts Receivable Officer on a contract for 3 months with potential extension.

About the Role:

The Finance Team is responsible for the financial management including: internal financial control, Accountable Authority Instructions and financial delegations, administrative procedures, accounts payable and receivable, asset management, and external and internal budgeting and reporting.

The position sits within a small team delivering financial activities. The team is committed to providing excellent, client focussed services to our staff and customers. The successful applicant will need to demonstrate strong coordination, liaison and relationship management skills. They will demonstrate technical capability and sound judgement, including the ability to improve and streamline business processes.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The key responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Review, process, verify and reconcile all receipts including invoices, contracts and other sale items.
  • Perform weekly and monthly bank reconciliation to ensure bank accounts are up to date.
  • Address invoice discrepancies/inconsistencies and ensure follow up in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for the accuracy of accounts receivable sub-ledger and review with Finance manager on a monthly basis.
  • Assist in payments runs for due invoices.
  • Maintain vendor accounts including creating new vendors and updating vendor information.
  • Liaise and build relationships with staff and vendors by responding to inquiries in an effective and timely manner.
  • Perform monthly reconciliations of GST ledgers and quarterly BAS preparation.
  • Follow up with managers on accrual packs and prepare monthly accrual journal.
  • Assist with month end processes to ensure a timely and accurate month end close.
  • Manage the QBT Travel system.
  • Identify process improvements in Accounts Receivable and related processes to deliver efficiency.

In addition, the successful candidate must have the following capabilities:

  • Understands Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business with the agency and the outcomes the agency is responsible for delivering
  • Makes careful observations to understand the underlying dynamics shaping an issue
  • Manage and resolve conflict with respect for individuals and their culture
  • Build and continues to strengthen relationships with Aboriginal and Torres strait Islander communities.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Fiona Bell on 02 6268 9931 or email for further discussion.