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Senior Accounts Payable Administration Officer (Lvl 6) - Perm FT

South Western Sydney Local Health District
Sydney Region, Australia
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 8, 2022

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Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Full Time
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Employment Type: Permanent Full Time, 38 hours per week
Location: Liverpool Hospital, Eastern Campus
Position Classification: Administration Officer Level 6
Remuneration: $72,292.89 - $74,082.61 per annum
Requisition ID: REQ312587
Application Close Date: 05/06/2022

Are you an experienced, forward thinking, enthusiastic and authentic individual dedicated to high quality and better value patient care? Look no further, this is the job for you!

About The Opportunity

Liverpool Hospital, Eastern Campus is recruiting for a Senior Administration Officer to complement and enhance the current Accounts Payable Department. Are you a self-motivated and driven individual who has great attention to detail and is highly organised. This will be the role for you!

Life at South Western Sydney Local Health District is rewarding, progressive and diverse and is always focused on achieving our Vision of Leading Care, Healthier Communities.

What You'll Be Doing
The Senior Administration Officer is responsible for supporting the District Accounts Payable Manager in the efficient and effective running of Accounts Payable. Designated functions include providing administrative support and efficient customer service to SWSLHD for Vendors and HealthShare NSW. Responding to and resolving customer inquiries, system notifications and reconciliations, to efficiently clear invoices on hold and ensure invoices are paid within payment terms agreed. This position is also required to provide accounts payable education and support to develop the capacity of staff members across SWSLHD.

Where You'll Be Working
At South Western Sydney Local Health District we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, where we don't just accept differences but we honour and support it. Committed to providing a working environment that thrives and values diversity, we encourage people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background and people with a disability to apply.

How to Apply
To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria as thoroughly as possible.
  • Extensive experience with computer based Accounts Payable System. ie Oracle and actioning Stafflink notifications, and a thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications is required - Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Possession of expert knowledge in all aspects of Accounts Payable related tasks, including the ability to train and give advice to others, and to develop procedures for others to follow.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise busy workloads to meet the demands of the role and deadlines, to use initiative and work without supervision when required, as well as excellent analytical and problem solving skills, the ability to diagnose, priorities, troubleshoot and resolve issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment, and to interact positively, cooperatively, and equitably with colleagues to ensure team objectives are met, including verifying work undertaken by others as well as monitor workload.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills as well as the ability to develop staff by sharing expert knowledge in Accounts Payable and practical experience in assisting and coordinating Accounts Payable clerks.
  • Well developed verbal and written communication skills including the ability to liaise, resolve issues and conflict, and maintain effective interpersonal relationships at all levels.
  • Excellent customer service skills required in communicating with a diverse group of people, both internal and external to the organization.
  • Extensive experience with computer based Accounts Payable System. ie Oracle and actioning Stafflink notifications, and a thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications is required - Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

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    For role related queries or questions contact Anjana Perera on 0415 274 420 or via email on

    Interview Date Range: 08/06/2022 - 15/06/2022

    Stepping Up - Close the Gap
    Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal applicants understand how to apply for roles with NSW Health by clarifying the recruitment and onboarding process. If you are an Aboriginal person and wish to obtain more information about applying for a role within South Western Sydney Local Health District, please contact the SWSLHD Aboriginal Workforce Team on

    Workplace Giving Program
    South Western Sydney Local Health District employees also have the opportunity to make a difference to help those less fortunate. Visit the Workplace Giving Program for more information.

    Salary Packaging
    South Western Sydney Local Health District employees are able to enjoy the benefits of salary packing. Visit Smart Salary for more details.

    Transforming Your Experience
    Transforming Your Experience (TYE) is SWSLHDs key strategy to always positively transform your, our patients, our consumers, our staffs and our communities experiences across our organisation and services. Our vision is that our care is always safe, high quality and personalised and all our staff are supported and empowered to achieve their full potential. SWSLHD upholds the CORE Values - Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.

    All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course of a COVID-19 vaccine which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health, or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW.

    To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

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