Debtors (Accounts) Receivable Officer

Debtors (Accounts) Receivable Officer

Job Title: Debtors (Accounts) Receivable Officer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Melbourne
Salary: $35.43 to $38.80 per hour plus superannuation
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 2961543
Contact Name: Bryony Reid
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 27, 2019 12:01

Job Description

Public Sector People are currently inviting applications for the role of Debtors Receivable Officer to join a Council in Melbourne's inner western suburbs.

This opportunity is a  full time, temporary contract with an immediate start for 5 months initially.

  • To ensure good management of Council’s Debtors Collection practices including the reduction the overall debt owed to Council. 
  • Record specific action taken to reduce debtors moving from 30 days to 60 days to 90 days and over.
  • Manage the Sundry Debtor “accounts receivable” system.
  • Data entry and receipt allocation of all sundry debtor invoices and payments ensuring correct income and GST codes.
  • Provision of high quality customer service and administration in Finance department including the resolution of client complaints and provide general assistance and support.
  • Manage petty cash float for Council staff.
  • Support other Finance staff, particularly as backup for the Purchasing officer
  • Understanding of relevant processes and procedures pertaining to debtors / collections and ability to apply such knowledge and understanding.
  • Well developed interpersonal skills that ensure a quality customer service approach even in an environment of conflict.
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft applications) and keyboard skills including ability to manage debtor data bases.
  • Several years experience in debtors administration within a finance office environment.
  • A detailed knowledge of accounts receivable processes and the GST requirements regarding invoicing.
  • Experience with electronic banking and payment facilities.
Get in touch today!

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity or roles in Local Government, please contact Bryony Reid on (03) 8535 3111.

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