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Senior Accounts Payable Finance Officer – Part Time (6 Months)

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Organisation : Settlement Services International

Location : Sydney (Ashfield)

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Sector : Community Development, Community Engagement, Community Support Services

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 18 Feb, 2019

About the role

  • Ashfield Location
  • Excellent Benefits including Salary packaging options and Accrued Day Off
  • Outstanding opportunity for an experienced Accounts Payable Officer


The Finance team strives to ensure the financial integrity and sustainability of SSI by partnering with the organisation to achieve its strategy. The team is responsible for providing accurate, timely and meaningful financial information for decision making; building and maintaining key controls, governance and streamlined processes; driving business decisions that add value and providing a quality customer experience.


You will perform assigned duties to provide financial, administrative and clerical support to SSI Accounts Payable functions whilst implementing the SSI financial policies and procedures to ensure KPI targets are achieved. You will maintain and assist the Accounts Payable Manager in delivering to the business a high level of service from Accounts Payable and helping to improve any process or procedure where could add service and value to Accounts Payable and Business.

Your main duties would include:

  • Approve new vendor set ups for AP Team
  • Manage Corporate Credit Card Process, including Prepaid Cards
  • Sign off on AP teams invoice batches & payment runs
  • Analyse reports from finance system, on data entry timing, approval timing and also payment timing
  • Assist the AP Manager where needed on any given project where needed, this includes managing the team in AP Manager’s absence


We are looking for an experienced Senior Accounts Payable Finance Officer. A Diploma level qualification would be an advantage and at least 5 years hands on experience in an AP role as a Team Leader or Senior Accounts Payable Officer.

Your strong organisational & analytical skills as well as proficiency in using Microsoft Office & database applications would see you succeed in this role. You will have a working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics ( GP) or other comparable accounting software and intermediate to advanced level Microsoft Excel skills.

Please respond to the “About You” section in your cover letter.


We offer the opportunity to engage in meaningful work that makes a real difference to the lives of our clients, their families, carers, and communities.

We have a fantastic benefits package that promotes work/life balance; something we are very passionate about! This includes a fortnightly Accrued Day Off (ADO) for full time staff, flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options so you can increase your take home pay!

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Settlement Services International

SSI is a community organisation and social business that supports newcomers and other Australians to achieve their full potential. We work with all people who have experienced vulnerability, including refugees, people seeking asylum and culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities, to build capacity and enable them to overcome inequality. Our vision is to achieve a society that values the diversity of its people and actively provides support to ensure meaningful social and economic participation and to assist individuals and families reach their potential.

How to apply for this role

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Senior Accounts Payable Finance Officer - Part Time (6 Months) via Pro Bono Australia.

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