Dubbo Regional Council

Creditors Officer Part-time

Job No: DRC671
Location: Dubbo or Wellington, NSW

About us

We are Dubbo Regional Council, a large regional Council servicing a growing community of over 50,000 people. With an operating expenditure budget of approximately $200 million, we have 600 team members working across a diverse range of areas including planning, infrastructure, community and cultural services, administration, economic development, corporate business and recreational services.

About our region

The Dubbo Region outshines the big metropolitan cities in both affordability and liveability, with an impressive range of housing options, health and education services and little to no work commute – your quality of life is second to none.  The real heart of New South Wales, our Region is a dynamic centre that offers the dual benefits of relaxation and space with the amenities of a major city. With a population of 51,429 and 4,500 registered businesses the Dubbo Region is consistently thriving. Key assets for the Region include a major hospital that services a broad catchment population of 120,000 people, as well as world class tourist attractions and impressive transport links including direct flights to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and Newcastle.

The Opportunity

Dubbo Regional Council currently has an opportunity for a highly motivated Creditors Officer with demonstrated commitment to quality customer service and experience in processing a high volume of financial transactions for a large organisation.  The successful candidate would be responsible for the accurate and timely processing and payment of Dubbo Regional Council creditors, associated administration and customer service provision in line with Council Policy, statutory requirements and relevant Acts.

The Successful applicant will have the option of working in Dubbo or Wellington.

This position is part-time working 21 hours per week.

In this role there will be an opportunity to:

  • Process invoices and credit notes on to the computerised system on behalf of Dubbo Regional Council and registered businesses, Macquarie Regional Library and Trust Fund  
  • Ensure creditors statements are reconciled each month
  • Action Un-presented cheques and returned EFT payments
  • Create and Maintain Accounts Payable Master records
  • Coordinate, perform and complete Creditors payment run as required and Process EFT batch payments

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience in carrying out Accounts Payable functions
  • High level customer service skills
  • Experience in the use of computerised accounting systems
  • Excellent keyboarding and data entry skills
  • Excellent literacy and numeracy

About you

We are looking for a skilled and organised individual to join our Accounts Payable team who has a high level of attention to detail and the ability to develop and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders. You will be efficient and accurate at processing a high volume of invoices and credit notes on behalf of Dubbo Regional Council.

What we offer

In undertaking this key role in our diverse organisation you will be offered a range of  benefits, including 4 weeks annual leave, access to Dubbo Regional Council fitness passport program, wellbeing program and access to salary sacrificed child care. Furthermore Dubbo Regional Council also offers flexible working conditions, learning and development opportunities, generous leave allowances and has an active Social Club.

Dubbo Regional Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

Please refer to the attached Position Description for the entire scope of essential and desirable criteria which all applicants must meet.

Salary: $34,572 - $40,179 per annum plus superannuation

Closing Date: 9:00am on Monday 6 April 2020.

Enquiries: Accounts Payable Team Leader - 6801 4278

How to Apply:

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