Credit Officer

Employer
Australia Post
Location
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Apr 02, 2021
Closes
May 13, 2021
Ref
f34c9227fb62
Job Role
Other
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Australia Post Group (including Australia Post, StarTrack, Decipha & SecurePay) is one of the most trusted brands in Australia. Employing over 35,000 people across our integrated delivery, logistics and e-Commerce network - we love delivering!Through our huge range of services, we help communities stay connected, businesses reach new customers and people stay in touch. We're committed to helping our people, customers and communities build a better future.

What it's like to work here
A career at Australia Post Group can lead down many paths. There are a variety of roles to suit all sorts of skills and you will also have the chance to learn from the best people; everyone, everywhere, every day. For us, an engaging, enjoyable workplace is the foundation for great work which is why your attitude and your passion is just as important to us as your experience.

What does the role involve?
Reporting to the "Credit Manager " , you'll help to ensure a continuous solid cash flow that minimises credit risk exposure, whilst managing the accounts for a selected ledger portfolio.

Your role includes but not limited to the following:
  • Responsible for the credit control and credit risk activities with respect to an accounts sub-ledger
  • Manage and evaluate the potential risk to the business by effectively controlling the exposure through management of the overdue balances
  • Protect the qualitative value of the business revenue lines by ensuring that disputes are resolved and that any credit notes are processed in a timely manner
  • Ensure that weekly, monthly and ad-hoc reports are produced in a timely and effective manner, and where necessary, escalate appropriate issues as they occur
  • Manage the credit-control of a sub-ledger group as assigned and to meet the set monthly targets through the timely collection and processing of payments and invoices /credit notes into the ledger
  • Effective management of customer accounts by ensuring that client correspondence, client queries, allocation of account payments and credit/invoice issues are dealt with in a timely manner, and instigating remedial action regarding billing errors
  • Assist in the management of all activities pertaining to credit control, maintenance and collection

  • What are we looking for?
  • 3-5 years experience in a high volume credit collection environment
  • Transport Industry experience would be highly regarded
  • Good understanding of basic accounting
  • Exposure in the banking/finance or Mercantile agents sector would be highly advantageous
  • Associate of the Australian Institute of Credit Management ( AICM ) would be highly regarded
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in MS Excel (e.g. PivotTable, Vlookup)
  • Good ERP System and communication skills

  • We believe investing in our people is good business
    That's why we have a team dedicated to career coaching and support for our employees. And we know that your life outside of work matters. So while we work hard, we also have a culture that promotes a genuine work/life balance. 

    Together, our differences make us stronger
    With a reach across Australia and beyond, we're building a workforce that's as diverse as the communities we serve.

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