Accounts Payable Officer

at Synergy
Published December 4, 2023
Location Perth, Australia
Category Accounting and Finance  
Job Type Full-time  


Accounts Payable Officer Synergy location Perth.

The time to join Synergy has never been more exciting because you’ll be helping us to deliver on our commitment towards becoming a net zero carbon emission business by 2050.

We are investing $3 billion in large-scale renewables development and creating unlimited opportunities for our people to contribute to the growth of innovative solutions in our operations as we invest. This is your chance to help us transform the energy industry and build a more sustainable future for Western Australia.

Synergy is proud to be Western Australia’s largest electricity generator and energy retailer. We deliver secure electricity to homes and businesses throughout the Southwest Interconnected System (SWIS) from Coral Bay in the north, to Kalgoorlie in the east, and to Esperance in the south.

Role summary the Accounts Payable Officer is an exciting 12 month max-term opportunity in our AP & AR team based at our Perth CBD offices. The purpose of the role is to support the day-to-day management of Synergy’s accounts payable activities and actively contribute to continuous improvement initiatives of processes and systems.

Key responsibilities of the role include follow the accounts payable process to ensure suppliers are paid in accordance with agreed payment terms. Investigate purchase order, supplier errors and any exception reports by liaising with internal stakeholders, and suppliers, and providing remedial recommendations.

Process payment runs, including foreign currency payments, on time in compliance with the treasury management standard. Make decisions according to the accounts payable policy and procedure document and escalate to AP/AR Lead, if outside of this procedure. Administer and perform clearing activities to goods receipt/invoice receipt (GR/IR) accounts to ensure correct costs are captured and posted to the various cost centre and general ledger.

What you’ll bring business certificate or recognised prior learning (equivalent accounts payable experience). A degree in finance / accounting will be highly regarded. Up to 3 years’ experience in accounts payable. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and a high attention to detail and accuracy. Ability to think logically, multi- task and resolve issues in a timely and professional manner. Experience in SAP is highly regarded.

What we offer working for an employer of choice also means you will enjoy flexible work arrangements. Professional Development Opportunities. Purchased Annual Leave. Best practice parental leave. Click here for a full list of our benefits.

Every Voice matters our employees have a choice to work for Synergy and it’s a choice we respect and value. In addition to our focus on creating a greener future, Synergy is committed to its ‘people first’ culture and providing an exceptional place to work where our people experience a sense of belonging and have opportunities to learn and grow.

We understand that it is important for our workforce to reflect the diversity of the community in which we operate. We are proud to be recognised as an inclusive employer for 2021-22 by the Diversity Council of Australia. Whatever your background or however you identify, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day.

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