Accounts Receivable Officer

About the roles:

You will be responsible in assisting with the operation for the recovery of all outstanding rates and sundry debts due to Council. You day to day duties will include but not limited to:

  • Ensuring sundry debtor invoices, credit notes and adjustments are raised in accordance with Councils policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring all invoices and invoice requests are stored and filed correctly
  • Recover outstanding debts, action returned rate notices, complete debtor account reconciliations
  • Maintain an understanding of GST legislation and ensure GST is accounted for correctly.
  • Liaise with Council debtors and officers on all matters relating to their accounts, raising of invoices and credit notes
  • Researching, tracking and resolving or properly referring documentation problems and discrepancies.
  • Project work within the unit as required.
  • Provide management with monthly reports on tasks, projects and progress.
  • Assist with data entry and other similar functions as required within the unit.
  • Duties as directed by Finance Manager

Ideally, you will have:

  • Experience in the use of Finance One software
  • Vibrant and willing to learn attitude and engaged.
  • Understanding of Local Government and a working knowledge of Rating legislation
  • Possession of a valid and current drivers licence


  • Accounts Receivable experience
  • Experience using TECH ONE
  • Experience in debtor skip tracing
  • Proven accuracy in data entry
  • Understanding of GST legislation as it affects accounts receivable
  • High degree of initiative and problem solving skills
  • Highly developed teamwork and customer service skills
  • Well developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft products, especially Excel and Word.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity, Occupational Health and Safety and Cultural Diversity principles.

Our client is looking to bring someone onboard ASAP so do not delay your application.

21/07/2020 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Accounting
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