Accounts Payable Officer

Job title : Accounts Payable Officer
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Salary : $65,000 - $75,000 + super based on experience
Contact name : Celena Sonntag
Contact email :
Job reference : AP0513CMS
About the Company 

Find more than just a job, discover a vibrant career opportunity! Renowned for prioritizing employee satisfaction, safety, and innovation, our Client offers a collaborative environment where individual contributions make a difference. With a rich history stemming from the merger of two respected firms, our Client provides a foundation for growth and achievement. Serving prestigious global clients across diverse industries, they offer professionals a platform for meaningful work and professional development. Join our Client today in an Accounts Payable role and be part of a team where passion and dedication fuel their commitment to revolutionize supply chain solutions.

The Role

As an Accounts Payable Officer, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth administration and coordination of all Accounts Payable activities within the organization. Reporting directly to the Accounts Payable Manager, you will be responsible for managing creditor relationships, processing invoices, and ensuring timely payments while adhering to established procedures and deadlines.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Verify and process invoices, ensuring proper authorization and GL account allocation.
  • Timely payment of creditors within agreed terms, unless instructed otherwise by senior management.
  • Promptly resolve Accounts Payable queries and maintain accurate vendor databases.
  • Act as a liaison point for external stakeholders, facilitating seamless communication and collaboration.
  • Conduct monthly reconciliations of outstanding creditor invoices and assist with month-end processes.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and cost efficiencies within the Accounts Payable function.
  • Assist with the implementation of solutions to streamline manual processes.
  • Create and maintain procedure documentation for Accounts Payable administrative tasks.
  • Provide support during audits and year-end processes.
  • Verify and process credit cards/employee expense claims using ZOHO Expense.
The Ideal Candidate

Our client believes a positive attitude is key to success! You will also have:
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in a full-function Accounts Payable environment.
  • Solid understanding of basic accounting principles and Accounts Payable processes.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency in integrated accounting systems and Microsoft Office Suite, particularly MS Excel.
  • Ability to solve problems efficiently, prioritize tasks, and work to strict deadlines.
  • Tertiary qualification in finance or related field (desirable).
  • Prior experience with Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains (desirable).

  • Fantastic training and development 
  • Flexible working arrangements after training (2 days from home)
  • Collaborative & supportive team
  • Attractive remuneration package dependent on experience (circa $65,000 - $72,000)
How to Apply

If you are a proactive and detail-oriented professional seeking a rewarding opportunity in a collaborative environment, we invite you to apply for the Accounts Payable Officer position by clicking on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Celena Sonntag at