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Finance Assistant – Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable- Brisbane

Full Time – Ongoing

The Finance team leads and coordinates the organisation’s statutory and management reporting obligations through financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, analysis and internal control systems and processes. We support Executive Management, Senior Management, Programs and the organisation by adding value in key strategic decision-making and in keeping fit for the future.

What you can expect from this role:

Check, code, allocate and process all Accounts Payables supplier invoices accurately in a timely manner in the Finance System (TechOne) ensuring approval processes are followed.
Resolve vendor queries and reconcile supplier invoices to vendor statements (as required).
Process, code and allocate direct debit invoices and payments off the bank account.
Maintain recurring payments schedules and payment runs in relation to housing etc.
Process client payments and upload supporting documentation into government portal to ensure that Multicultural Australia is paid for the related expenses.
Prepare payment run for invoices due (end to end process including posting payment runs and remittances) following approval processes.
Review and approve credit card transactions in the expense management system.
Support and resolve credit cardholder and approvers with the expense management system queries.
Please peruse the attached position description for full details about the role.

What do we need from you:

Possession of tertiary qualifications in:
a. Certificate level qualifications or working towards tertiary qualifications in accounting, finance, business (relevant degree advantageous but not compulsory)

2. Demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail and organizational skills;

3. Strong problem solving and analytical skills, including the ability to identify trends and make recommendations for improvements;

4. Intermediate level of Excel, Word and other Microsoft software products;

5. Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of the organisation;

6. Proven ability to manage time effectively which working to deadlines with competing priorities;

Customer service focus

Police Clearance Check.

Please peruse the attached position description for full details about the role.

Ready for your next challenge?

Email your application to the Recruitment Officer at [email protected] no later than 9.00 am, Friday 23th April, 2021. Interviews may commence prior to the closing date. Your application must contain:

- a cover letter (no more than one page), outlining why you are interested in the position, what relevant experience you have and what impact you believe you can make in this role; and,
· a current resume (including the details of two professional referees).

If you have any further enquiries or for a confidential discussion, please contact Megan Maginness, Senior Financial Accountant on 07 3337 5400.

At Multicultural Australia, we recognize that we are strengthened by diversity and are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.


Acknowledgement of country
We acknowledge the traditional custodians of all the lands on which we meet, work and live and recognise that this land has always been and always will be Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander land.


Multicultural Australia respects and values Australia’s First Nation peoples’ enormous resilience, courage, determination and often unrecognized contributions to this country’s social and economic development. We walk together in solidarity in the shared pain of the past and with shared hope for the future.