Accounts Payable Officer - Retail

Household name in the retail sector, 2-month temp assignment initially, Great team and offices.

The company

This is a great opportunity to join a highly desirable retail organisation on a 4-6 week temp assignment, based in the inner suburbs.  They are a rapidly growing business and a household name in their sector.  They are currently enjoying strong results and continue to grow through the development of new products, and acquisitions locally and internationally.  Committed to the ongoing development of their employees, they also boast a positive work culture.

The role

Reporting to the Senior Financial Accountant, you will be part of a small yet high-performing finance team.  The role is diverse in nature and covers a range of tasks.  Some key responsibilities will include:

  • Process invoices and provide general financial accounting support
  • Manage all external suppliers globally with a focus on stock
  • Raise purchase orders and chase approvals 
  • Assist to process month end journals and accruals 
  • Check supplier invoices and expense claims
  • Ensure the purchase ledger reflects all invoices 
  • Ensure all invoices are correctly approved and payments processes on time and accurately
  • Maintain accounts payable ledger ensuring no long overdue amounts
  • Maintain cash controls where applicable 
  • Assist Accounts Receivable when required 
  • Ad-hoc project work as and when required

The successful candidate

The successful candidate will be a technically strong Accounts Payable professional with experience in month-end reporting duties.  The following will be favourably looked upon:

  • Relevant Accounts Payable experience
  • Experience with inventory 
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Tertiary qualified in Accounting or Business Management 
  • ERP experience, ideally NetSuite
  • Excellent attention to detail 
  • Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • A terrific work ethic and a self-starter
  • An inquisitive mindset and keen understand what drives the business

04/11/2019 $0 CBD & Inner Suburbs 1 Accounting
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