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accounts officer - book-keeper, payable, receivable and payroll in Adelaide

Adelaide, South Australia
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Randstad - ‘shaping the world of work’


Randstad is currently recruiting individuals with strong accounting background for professional contract staffing. With multiple opportunities available within high profile projects across South Australia, we have some exciting contract roles available right now!


Randstad are inviting applications for Accounts Payable and Accounts receivable Clerks for potential up-coming positions across Adelaide. Our clients look to engage staff on a temporary and casual basis, however there may be some permanent and possible on going opportunities.

Key responsibilities may include:

Accounts Payable - Reconciling processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances. Charging expenses to accounts and cost centers by analysing invoice/expense reports; recording entries. Paying vendors by monitoring discount opportunities; verifying federal id numbers; scheduling and preparing checks; resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; insuring credit is received for outstanding memos; issuing stop-payments or purchase order amendments. Paying employees by receiving and verifying expense reports and requests for advances; preparing checks. Maintaining accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions. Verifying vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.

Accounts Receivable - Maintaining an up-to-date billing system. Generating and sending out invoices. Following up on, collecting and allocating payments. Carrying out billing, collecting and reporting activities according to specific deadlines. Performing account reconciliations. Monitoring customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments and other irregularities. Researching and resolving payment discrepancies. Maintaining accounts receivable customer files and records. Following established procedures for processing receipts, cash etc. Processing credit card payments and preparing bank deposits. Investigating and resolving customer queries where necessary.


Successful applicants will possess the necessary skills and experience to be successful in the roles. The ideal candidates will have the following skills and attributes:

  • Strong administrative and writing skills.
  • Attention to detail and thoroughness.
  • Exceptional organisational skills.
  • Financial software knowledge.
  • Excellent verbal communication.


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For more information about this opportunity please contact Tom on 08 8468 8010 or via email tom.kerwood@randstad.com.au

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