Accounts Payable Officer

We are seeking a skilled Accounts Payable Officer, responsible for ensuring timely payment for services delivered, accurate recording of transactions and accurate vendor management in our accounting system.


About our Organisation

Koomarri is an energetic, forward thinking not for profit organisation, providing support to people with disability in the Canberra and surrounding areas.  We employ skilled, motivated and committed people, in return we provide competitive remuneration, salary packaging, flexible working conditions, great career pathways and a strong values based working environment.


At the core of Koomarri's services is a person centred approach supporting people to achieve positive outcomes in their lives.

The role:
Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, this position is responsible for recording invoices in our accounting system and making payments to vendors in a timely manner. This position entails strong internal stakeholder engagement to ensure that all invoices are appropriately allocated and approved prior to payment.

The key areas of responsibility for this position are as follows:

  • Correct coding of payable Invoices
  • Invoice Entry/import into the accounting system
  • Timely payment of all invoices
  • Month End Supplier Statement Reconciliation
  • Timely response and attendance to suppliers enquiries
  • Timely and accurate processing of staff expense reimbursements.
  • Timely and accurate processing of Corporate Credit Cards.
  • Processing weekly payment batches
  • Completing and lodging credit applications
  • Well organised filing and record keeping.
  • Brokerage billing and related reconciliations
  • Petty Cash processing and reconciliation
  • Lining up payments in the bank
  • Reconciliation of Creditors Control Account to Payables sub ledger.
  • General Administrative & Accounts duties as required.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, demonstrating the ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders at various levels;
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member;
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Office, Excel and accounting package(s);
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of basic accounting principles;
  • Ability to process data with accuracy and a high level of attention to detail;
  • Ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining high levels of accuracy;
  • Demonstrate a sense of urgency and meet deadlines.

Qualifications/Essential Criteria

  • At least 2 to 5 years experience in bookkeeping or a similar role.
  • It is preferable that applicants have a relevant degree or diploma in accounting.
  • Employment will be subject to attainment of an ACT Working with Vulnerable People General Registration.
  • You must be eligible to live and work in Australia without restrictions.


If you think you have the skills and competencies to be successful in this job, we would like to hear from you, so please send us your resume before 9am Monday 23rd March 2020

16/03/2020 $0 ACT 1 Accounting
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