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Accounts Payable Officer

John Holland
Auckland, NZ
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 3, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Full Time
Title: Accounts Payable Officer

Job Number: 18900


Auckland, AUK, NZ, 1052

About John Holland

At John Holland, our purpose is simple - we transform lives with everything we do.

We've always known that infrastructure is about people - our customers, our employees, and the communities in which we work every day.

That's our difference. Deep experience and capability with a genuine care about creating better lives for people along the way.

Be part of the team that's up for the challenge of transforming lives for good.

About the Role:

We are seeking an experienced Casual Accounts Payable Officer to work on John Holland's various projects in NZ. The role is based in Parnell, Auckland. This fulltime casual position has an initial duration of 3 months, with the opportunity for ongoing employment.

Strong communication and stakeholder management skills are essential for this role.

If this role interests you, apply now!

Key Responsibilities
  • Review, sort and prepare invoices for processing and payment, including validation that the invoice details are in line with IRD requirements
  • Prepare AP batch in JH's ERP system ready for an export for the Corporate to review and process payments
  • Reconcile all assigned vendor accounts to statements and resolving disputes in a timely manner
  • Assist with month-end report requirement to support the delivery team
  • Prepare month-end allocations and accruals
  • Support with compiling backup information for progress claims on monthly basis to ensure correct information are provided to the client
  • Provide guidance to all staff on accounts payable procedures, ensure that GST requirements are correctly accounted for on all invoices and payment requests
  • Maintain/update supplier details as and when required through submission of vendor master change form, ensuring vendor details remain current
  • Address and respond to internal and external vendor enquiries and follow up any outstanding items with the responsible personnel
  • Ensure records are filed and archived
  • Provide non-payroll related general administrative support as and when required, such as Processing of expenses.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with John Holland policies, processes, systems, reporting and procedures

To be successful:
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in an Accounts Payable role
  • Tertiary qualification in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related area
  • Corporate or site-based experience within construction, transport, or related industries is desirable
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Highly developed attention to detail
  • Proven time management, planning, and organisational skills

Inclusion, diversity and equity is part of how we work. We want everyone at John Holland to feel that they belong - that's why we're working hard every day to foster a more inclusive culture, backed by a business-wide inclusion strategy to bring about meaningful change. We've also got active employee resource groups that support our commitments including those around gender equality and reconciliation.

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