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Finance Officer, Payroll and Accounts Payable

Job Title: Finance Officer, Payroll and Accounts Payable
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Reference: 2927497
Contact Name: Sarah Kennedy
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 27, 2019 19:16

Job Description

Our client is a well established Agricultural Business based in the CBD. They are well known to have a great team and a supportive culture. This role will be part of the finance team and responsible for the efficient operation of the accounts payable function and to co-ordinate payroll functions, ensuring compliance with the company’s obligations under the relevant awards and contracts and ensure payroll is processed in accordance with these obligations.

Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to
  • Prepare and enter expenditure transactions into accounts payable system ensuring ordering, receiving and approval processes are correctly observed. Allocate expenditure to the correct accounts where required
  • Review vendor statements and resolve outstanding invoices / payments
  • Liaise with vendors in relation to queries and outstanding invoices/supplies
  • Completion of credit applications
  • Processing weekly vendor payment run
  • Maintain, prepare and process the company fortnightly payroll, within a 3 day payroll processing cycle
  • Ensure all payroll payments comply with awards, arbitrated decisions and consent agreements.
  • Process termination pays as required and account for them in accordance with the relevant contract, award and taxation legislation.
  • Allocate payroll costs to the general ledger system through the fortnightly payroll journals.
  • Process monthly reconciliations between payroll and the general ledger.
  • Understand and administer the (EBA).
  • Understand and administer general company payroll policies. 
The ideal candidate You will need to be flexible and be willing and able to do tasks in your role and assist with other teams where required. Strong communication skills both written and verbal are key in this role and will help you build relationships with internal and external stakeholders. It is imperative you have a high attention to detail and strive to deliver an outstanding level of customer service and ideally have prior work experience in payroll. 

For more information please contact Sarah on or apply below.