accounts receivable officer in Inner Suburbs Melbourne

Inner Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
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About our client

Having recently relocated their finance team to Melbourne due to exceptional business growth, our client is seeking a proactive and hands on Accounts Receivables Officer to join their team in Port Melbourne.

An immediately recognisable, Australian brand and a dominant player in the FMCG space, you will have the opportunity to join an established, stable and continuously growing company.

In addition to free onsite parking, a modern office environment and an attractive salary package, this newly establish role will give the successful candidate the opportunity to grow and develop with the support of the experienced financial leadership team.

About the role

Working within the Finance Team, you will be supported by an Accounts Receivable Team Leader and report indirectly to the Financial Accounting Manager. Overall you will be responsible for ensuring all debtors pay outstanding amounts on time and in accordance with company policy.

In addition, you will also contribute to the preparation of monthly reporting and assist with daily cash flow forecasts whilst supporting the Accounts Receivable Team Leader. Other duties may also include:

  • Receive and distribute all mail (including invoices) to appropriate departments
  • Following up outstanding debt and initiate collection efforts
  • Creating, verifying and monitoring accounts, as well as ensuring payments received are matched to correct invoice amounts and discrepancies resolved
  • Reconciling accounts and processing adjustments
  • Compiling reports of debtors and outstanding amounts, as well as compiling ad hoc financial reports as directed by the Financial Accounting Manager
  • Receiving, verifying, allocating and recording debtor accounts
  • Responding to customer queries regarding accounts
  • Assist in providing forecast cash receipt information for Treasury reporting as well as capturing claims from Trade Spend and splitting them into the correct project

About you

Due to the hands on nature of this role, you will have excellent communication skills and the ability to build rapport quickly. You will have had experience managing and maintaining strong business relationships and will feel right at home being the point of contact for any customer queries or concerns.

Ideally, you will have worked in a full function Accounts Receivable role before and have had experience with cash flow forecasting. You will have comfortable using a major ERP system and have confident Microsoft Excel skills. Junior candidates with some exposure to Accounts Receivable and strong Excel skills are still encouraged to apply.

How to apply

If you have any questions regarding the position or you are currently seeking other opportunities within Accounts Receivables please do not hesitate to contact Wallis Summers-Smith on 03 8319 1178 for a confidential discussion. To apply for this role, please follow the links to upload a copy of your current CV.

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