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Accounts Payable Clerk

Dunedin Dunedin Otago Otago, New Zealand
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Oct 13, 2023

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Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Full Time
As an Accounts Payable Clerk, you will play a crucial role to handle and process payments for the company.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Review and verify invoices, purchase orders, and other financial documents for accuracy and completeness.
  • Process and enter invoices into the accounting system, ensuring that all relevant information is accurately recorded.
  • Prepare and process payments to vendors and suppliers, ensuring that payments are made on time and in accordance with company policies.
  • Reconcile vendor statements and resolve any discrepancies or issues that arise.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of all accounts payable transactions, including invoices, payments, and related documentation.
  • Assist in month-end closing activities, including preparing and reconciling accounts payable reports.
  • Respond to inquiries from vendors, suppliers, and internal staff regarding invoice and payment status.
  • Assist with the preparation of financial reports and analysis related to accounts payable.
  • Stay up-to-date with relevant accounting regulations and best practices to ensure compliance with legal and industry requirements.
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as purchasing and finance, to ensure smooth, efficient and timely payment processes.
  • From time to time you may be required to undertake duties in addition to those outlined but which fall within your capabilities and experience.

  • Attention to detail: The ability to accurately review and enter data, ensuring that invoices and payments are processed correctly and timeously.
  • Strong organisational skills: The capacity to effectively manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Analytical skills: The ability to reconcile accounts, identify discrepancies, and resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and MS Excel: Familiarity with accounting systems and spreadsheet software to accurately record and analyse financial data.
  • Excellent communication skills: The competence to effectively communicate with vendors, suppliers, and internal stakeholders, both verbally and in writing.
  • Problem-solving abilities: The ability to identify and resolve issues independently or escalate them to the appropriate personnel.
  • Time management skills: The capability to prioritise tasks and manage time efficiently to meet deadlines.
  • Ethics and integrity: The commitment to maintaining high ethical standards and handling sensitive financial information confidentially.
  • High school certificate or equivalent.
  • Previous experience in accounts payable or a related field is preferred.
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles and processes.
  • Familiarity with accounting software and MS Office suite.
  • Strong mathematical and numerical aptitude.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong problem-solving and organisational skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to adapt to and learn new systems and processes.


-35 Days AL including public holidays.

-2 x Volunteering Leave days.

-Great company social club and culture.

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