Senior Accounts Payable Officer

Job Title: Senior Accounts Payable Officer
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Gosford, New South Wales
Reference: BBBH21033_1626930614
Contact Name: Sare Simeonov
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 23, 2021 16:02

Job Description

Our client, The Mingara Leisure Group, is renowned for its commitment to making a significant contribution to the quality of community life. The Group's portfolio of Clubs are located at Tumbi Umbi and The Entrance on the Central Coast, Port Macquarie, Roselands in Sydney, and Springwood at the foot of the Blue Mountains. Mingara Leisure Group employ over 500 people and is a culture of positivity and dedication to genuinely delighting and surprising members and guests of their venues. Internally, the organisation prides itself on proactively engaging with employees to ensure a fun, efficient and collaborative workplace.

About the role & you

The position of Senior Accounts Payable Officer, reporting to the Financial Accountant, is based at Tumbi Umbi and is responsible for the end-to-end management of the accounts payable function. This includes but not limited to:

  • Accurate and timely processing of invoices and payments in accordance with company delegations and protocols
  • Distributing accounts payable documentation to appropriate team authoriser
  • Integrate and check batches from Purchase Plus inventory system
  • Act as customer service contact for suppliers and broader team members
  • Create approved new suppliers and update creditor details when authorised
  • Process purchase orders
  • Control workflow of documents between systems
  • Support the broader team by the provision of analytical usage data gathered from the detailed invoice processing
  • Allocate balance sheet account reconciliations monthly
  • Responsible for timely reporting to support cash flow management
  • Reconcile accounts payable to general ledger and provide reports monthly
  • Reconcile Creditor accounts to supplier statements monthly
  • Assist the finance team with month end commitments

Essential experience we are seeking in the successful candidate include:

  • High volume accounts payables experience in medium to large organisations
  • Sound functional GST knowledge
  • Experience within a paperless payables system and associated workflow approval system
  • Demonstrated experience with computerised accounting packages, preferably Microsoft Dynamics Business Central or Great Plains
  • Highly organized self-starter with high attention to detail and the ability to prioritise tasks
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications including Excel, Word and Outlook
  • To have led or been part of implementing a paperless payables system is highly desirable

Next steps

To learn more about the key responsibilities, company culture and associated benefits of this opportunity, please contact Sare Simeonov on 02 4927 2010 or email for a confidential discussion. Alternatively, you can apply by clicking "apply for this job" to submit your covering letter and CV.

Applicants are encouraged to apply promptly as the recruitment process will commence immediately.