Accounts Payable Team Leader

Job title : Accounts Payable Team Leader
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Salary : Up to $110+ superannuation, based on experience
Contact name : Celena Sonntag
Contact email :
Job reference : APTL0302CMS
About the Client

Our client has a dynamic finance team and is a leading organization in Melbourne. They are committed to excellence, innovation, and empowering their employees to succeed. As an Accounts Payable Team Leader, you'll play a crucial role in driving financial operations forward and making a significant impact on their success.

Why You Should Join
  • Leadership Opportunity: Take charge of the global end-to-end payables process, leading a talented team and implementing process improvements that drive efficiency and accuracy.
  • Strategic Impact: Contribute to the strategic direction of the business by providing insights into how to automate and improve the Accounts Payable function. 
  • Collaborative Culture: Join a team that values collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement. Your contributions will be recognized and celebrated as you work together towards common goals.

Your Responsibilities

As the Accounts Payable Team Leader, you'll be responsible for:
  • Leading the global end-to-end payables process, ensuring compliance with accounting practices and driving process improvement initiatives.
  • Managing escalations and providing timely resolutions to ensure smooth operations.
  • Providing input into weekly cash flow forecasting and contributing to strategic financial planning.
  • Leading, coaching, and developing the Accounts Payable team to foster a culture of excellence and compliance.
  • Ensuring accurate GST/VAT recording and compliance, and maintaining relevant KPIs for the Accounts Payable function.
  • Assisting with audits, conducting financial investigations, and adhering to month-end timelines.

What You Bring to the Table:

  • Bachelor's degree in Commerce/Business or related field is preferred.
  • 2-3 years of experience in a similar role, with demonstrated leadership experience in Accounts Payable.
  • CA/CPA qualification or studying preferred.
  • Strong understanding of accounting standards, regulations, and guidelines.
  • Excellent analytical skills and proficiency in Excel.
  • Experience with finance systems, preferably Oracle, and retail accounting experience is a plus.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Why Wait? Apply Now!

If you're ready to take the next step in your finance career and make a real impact, we want to hear from you! Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to join our client as an Accounts Payable Team Leader. To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Celena Sonntag at