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Accounts Payable & Receivables Officer

Department: Accounts

Reports to: Chief Financial Officer

Position Description: This role covers all accounts payable and receivable tasks for Australia Zoo and other entities as required. It also includes other sundry office tasks as detailed below.

Primary Duties:

Accounts Payable:
• Collect and input all supplier invoices into Attaché
• Obtain authorisation for all invoices from managers prior to payment
• Reconcile all creditor statements
• Prepare batches/cheques for payment
• Archive all paid supplier invoices
• Attend to all Accounts Payable telephone and email enquiries
• Reconcile all credit card statements

Accounts Receivable:
• Raising customer invoices in Attaché
• Sort, file and invoice vouchers from Admissions
• Chase up overdue customer payments
• Attend to all Accounts Receivable telephone and email enquiries
• Archive paid customer invoices
• Prepare cheques for banking
• Complete and file till/cash on hand reconciliations/spreadsheet

General Duties:
• Assist with cash handling, ATM's, banking and clearances
• Assist with elephant feeds during shows, as required
• Assist with general office cleaning, as required
• Attend meetings as requested by Management
• Work within the guidelines of health and safety procedures to ensure staff and visitor safety & security.
• Participate in performance training and development reviews or programs as requested by the company both on and off the job
• Ensure a commitment to confidentiality and privacy
• Other duties as directed by the General Manager
• Other duties as directed by the Chief Financial Officer

All interested applicants should email a resume (no more than 5 pages) to before Friday 30th August 2013.


Apply for this job below. Applications close 30th of August 2013

Here is a checklist of information you will need to have ready before you start to complete the employment application form:

  • Education history
  • Employment history
  • References
  • Any qualifications you may have eg First Aid
  • Any achievements you may like to tell us about
  • your availability (what hours can you work)
  • A resume in .pdf or .doc format
  • Any other info that may support your application

Please allow 20 minutes to complete the application.