Accounts Payable Team Leader

Job title : Accounts Payable Team Leader
Location : Sydney
Job type : Contract or Temp
Salary : $100,000 Total Remuneration Package
Contact name : Jacinta Coyne
Contact email :
Job reference : JC22012024
The Organisation
My client is looking for a passionate and driven AP Team Leader to join their team on the Lower North Shore. They are seeking a candidate who has strong leadership skills and a keen interest and eye for process improvement. The role reports into their Shared Service Manager, and will initially be a 14 Month Fixed Term Contract.
Position Description 
Your daily tasks will include but not be limited to the following duties;
  • Leading a team of 4 Accounts Payable Officers + 1 AR Officer.
  • Be the Accounts Payable point of contact with key stakeholders
  • Mentor and develop team performance
  • Liaising with suppliers and perform reconciliations
  • Maintain and develop relationships with existing suppliers
  • Address and resolve any AP system or process issues promptly.
  • Proactively identify system or process improvement opportunities and develop enhancement strategies.
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors, providing necessary documentation and explanations for AP processes.
  • Provide relevant information to support reporting, budgeting and forecasting processes.
Ideal Candidate Profile
  • Sound understanding of AP processes.
  • 3+ years’ experience leading accounts payable team.
  • Previous experience with Oracle or similar ERP systems.
  • Experience in establishment and/or continuous improvement of accounts payable processes.
  • High attention to detail and accuracy and strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to operate effectively and meet payment deadlines and team objectives in a fast-paced team environment.

To discuss further, please contact Jacinta Coyne at Sharp & Carter at