Accounts Payable & Purchasing Assistant

Job title : Accounts Payable & Purchasing Assistant
Location : Melbourne
Salary : $65,000 + Super
Contact name : Michael Canny
Contact email :
Job reference : MC776
Our client 

Our client is an key player in a growth industry that has made its way around the globe. Due to a period of high growth, they are looking for a dynamic Accounts Payable or Purchasing Assistant to join them on a permanent basis for a newly created role. The lucky candidate will have autonomy in their role and will be able to see their meaningful work play out through the company.

Position Description

With team fit and culture a priority, the business is seeking a dynamic and motivated candidate to join their highly innovative team on a permanent basis.

you will be responsible for but not limited to:   
  • Research potential vendors
  • Track orders and ensure timely delivery
  • Update internal databases with order details (dates, vendors, quantities, discounts)
  • Evaluate offers from vendors and negotiate better prices when required
  • Prepare cost analyses
  • Maintain updated records of invoices and contracts
  • Follow up with suppliers, as needed, to confirm or change orders
  • Liaise with warehouse staff to ensure all products arrive in good condition
  • Sourcing new suppliers, local and overseas
  • Assist with development of new custom products, sourcing parts with suppliers (bottle, caps,
  • Negotiate with existing suppliers for better pricing
  • Maintaining price lists
  • Calculating pricing for custom made products for re-sell (using existing formulas set in place)
  • Add new products to the internal database
Ideal Candidate
  • Previous experience within Accounts Payable or Purchasing 
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to prioritise own work, and have excellent time management skills
  • Self motivated 
Additional Benefits
  • Supportive team environment
  • Working for an employer of choice
  • Competitive salary package 
  • South-East location 

How to Apply
To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Michael Canny via email - or at 0414 897 429