Job Details
  • Reference393481A_1654234138
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Postedabout 1 month 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 client is seeking to engage a Finance Officer on a contract for Permanent, Full Time position.

About the Role:

The Finance, Commercial & Legal team is responsible for the integrity of the financial system. In doing so, staff will respect others, cooperate and assist whenever possible in order to pursue the aims of the Business Plan. Above all, enjoy their part in the team and the organisation.


Accounts Payable

  • Responsible for accurate, efficient and timely processing and payment of invoices for the company
  • Ensure payments to Vendors either by EFT are paid within the time frames as set by company policy and the Finance Manager - Investments.
  • Build strong relationships with vendors and internal stakeholders by promptly and efficiently responding to queries. Accurately reconcile vendor statements to ensure all invoices are processed.
  • As directed complete the end of month reconciliation between the general ledger and the AP aged trial balance.
  • Assist with the monthly processing of corporate credit card expenditure for all company entities.

Accounts Receivable

  • Receipting of bank deposits into the AR sub-ledger for required entities.
  • Regularly reconcile customer accounts and work with the Commercial & Legal Senior Administrators to follow up on overdue accounts.
  • Report monthly to management on status of outstanding debts.
  • Monthly reconciliation of AR sub-ledgers to general ledgers for all entities along with reconciliation of inter-company balances in the AP and AR sub-ledgers.
  • Download daily bank statements.
  • Journal entries and queries throughout the preparation of the monthly management report.
  • Ad-hoc reporting requirements.
  • Other ad-hoc tasks to assist with monthly and year end reporting.
  • Completion of daily bank reconciliations as directed.


  • Share in delivery of cheque and cash receipts to the nearest bank branch, as required.
  • Fortnightly & ad hoc Reception relief as requested by Assistant Manager - Human Resources.
  • Any other ad-hoc tasks as directed by the Management Team.
  • The Finance Officer must have an understanding of the relationship of sub-ledger to General Ledger, and be proficient in Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel and Outlook


The Finance Officer will need to have the following core attributes

  • Excellent Written and Oral Communication Skills
  • Team Player
  • Delivery of Service
  • Confidentiality
  • Organisational and Time Management skills
  • Presentation and Image
  • Company Values
  • Self-Starter

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.