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Accounts Payable Officer

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Work type: Permanent
Location: VIC - Metro
Categories: Finance

The position

Part of the Processing Services team, you will be responsible for timely and accurate processing of financial transactions such as Accounts Payable invoice, Payment runs, Expense Management, Cross charges, Vendor creations, Receipting, Banking and other data processing. This role will also be required to interact and engage effectively with various stakeholders, internal and external to WVA.

Your role plays an integral part in the organisation, enabling us to support our mission of empowering Australians to create meaningful change for the world’s most vulnerable children and adults.

Your areas of responsibility:

  • Timely and accurate processing and matching of vendors invoices
  • Responsible for obtaining required approvals according to organization Delegation of Authority
  • Accurate processing of weekly payment run for domestic and international suppliers
  • Responsible for vendor set-up in D365 and amendments, while ensuring correct supporting documentation is provided
  • New employee accounts creation/maintain in D365
  • Responsible for screening all new vendors (Watch Dog process)
  • Timely processing of purchase orders
  • Timely response to queries from internal and external stakeholders
  • Monthly follow up on aged report for vendors transactions
  • Reporting and analysis on corporate expenses
  • Timely and efficient processing of all credit card application, cancellation and suspension within 1 working day
  • Contribute to the process of accurate batching, banking, and donations received via various platforms

Who we’re looking for 

As the successful candidate you will have strong customer service and stakeholder engagement skills, the willingness to learn and be a great team player.

Skills you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in a customer service/ financial role with funds and information processing
  • Ability to work with business processes/ systems
  • Proven ability to work towards achieving key performance indicators at team and individual level
  • Proven ability to identify, analyse and solve problems effectively
  • Experience in a banking environment and/or supplier payment/accounts receivable environment
  • Excellent analytical skills. Ability to identify and make process improvements and efficiencies within the team
  • Reconciliation skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge in processing of monetary contributions under financial Institution guidelines

Working for World Vision means you are making the world better 

It’s not every day that a job comes along that lets you change the world. Working for World Vision means looking forward to turning up at work because you know you’re about to do something meaningful. It means working with 35,000 staff and 3.3 million supporters in 100 countries who will stop at nothing to help children live better lives. Join a team that is bold and courageous, and where job satisfaction goes beyond financial reward. 

The selection process 

For your information, the interviews will start immediately, and the role may be filled before the closing date.

We embrace diversity, employing people from a variety of cultural and religious backgrounds. We take our Safeguarding responsibilities seriously and we are committed to providing an environment that is safe for children. Our stringent recruitment procedures make sure the safest and most suitable people work with the children in our programs. All successful candidates will undergo all required pre-employment checks which is inclusive of a criminal record check. We provide our staff and volunteers with ongoing supervision, support, and training in their work with vulnerable children and their families.  World Vision Australia participates in the Inter-Agency Scheme for the Disclosure of Safeguarding-related Misconduct in Recruitment Process within the Humanitarian and Development Sector. 

Who we are

World Vision is a Christian organisation that empowers everyday Australians to create meaningful change for children through relief, development and advocacy work.

We offer great benefits such as salary packaging, flexible working arrangements, free on-site parking and an onsite café for our employees.

For more information on World Vision and the work we do, please visit our website:  





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World Vision Australia is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation that is dedicated to transforming the lives of children and communities by tackling the causes of poverty. We are dedicated to increasing opportunities for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people in line with our Reconciliation Action Plan