Accounts Payable Officer

at Invoice Processing Downer EDI Limited
Published November 4, 2023
Location Sydney, Australia
Category Accounting and Finance  
Job Type Full-time  


Accounts Payable Officer Invoice Processing Downer EDI Limited location Sydney.

If so, a fantastic full-time permanent opportunity has become available for an Accounts Payable Officer - Invoice Processing here at Downer Group. The Accounts Payable Officer is responsible for day to day delivery for all processes/procedures assigned as in accordance with agreed Service Level Agreements and key business objectives and will be responsible for ensuring the accurate and timely processing of invoices.

The role the AP officer is expected to build and maintain relationships with all SPO and BSC customers to enable facilitation of the efficient resolution of invoice processing issues. This includes building rapport with key business contacts, understanding process exceptions, and working within the service level agreement as well as ensure the Accounts Payable tasks remain in line with and compliant to the accounting policies/procedures set by Downer.

Process invoices and payment request documentation in an accurate and timely manner, ensuring specific deadlines are met whilst complying with the ATO Tax invoice requirements and the business approval matrix. Maintain an appropriate level of control to manage accounting risks. Active notification and escalation of unresolved issues and deadlines.

Identify and report supplier issues and escalations to the AP Processing Lead. Adherence to SLA’s, targets and Reporting requirements. Maintenance and storage of documentation within responsible area. Complete further tasks as assigned by the AP Processing Lead and provide support across other AP teams when required.

About you 2 years Accounts Payable experience within a large company. Experience in managing high volume invoice data entry with high attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and manage deadlines. Tertiary qualifications in Finance or related discipline are desired but not required. Ability to clearly and effectively communicate information, both verbally and non-verbally.

Proven experience in effectively planning, prioritising and organising workload to ensure that individual and team KPI’s and goals are met. Able to work effectively in a rapidly changing, fast paced environment. Knowledge of SAP and Invoice Capture Management systems. Knowledge of Accounts Payable and Procure to Pay processes. Intermediate level knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

What we offer as an employee of Downer, you may benefit from a range of career support programs, wellbeing packages and financial benefits, available through us and our selected partners. These include access to the Employee Assistance Program.

Flexible work arrangements. Onsite childcare – (Sydney, North Ryde location). Salary sacrifice superannuation. Novated leasing. Banking discounts & offers. Discounted travel & accommodation. Discounted vehicle rentals. Offers and cash back on selected shopping portals. Discounts on technology products and exclusive offers on a range of vehicles.

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