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Accounts Payable Officer - Torpedo7

The Warehouse Group Limited
Auckland, NZ
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Sep 28, 2023

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Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Full Time
Company Description

This is a great move if you are looking to take your accounting career to the next level by gaining large company experience through supporting our Torpedo7 finance team.

Our purpose at The Warehouse Group (TWG) is 'Helping Kiwis live better every day." TWG has become a Kiwi household name, and we proudly recognise the role that we play in communities throughout Aotearoa. We are the largest general merchandise retailer in NZ with over $3 billion in sales, and employing over 12,000 people across The Warehouse, Warehouse Stationery, Noel Leeming, Torpedo7, and To ensure we can adapt quickly to ever-changing customer needs, we've adopted an agile structure with a focus on collaboration, productivity and speed-to-market.

As an Accounts Payable Officer you will be responsible for processing invoices and payment of approved payment runs. Ensuring all invoices processed have been accurately and correctly coded, payments are made in a timely manner and all supplier reconciliations are complete and up to date.

Some of the key responsibilities will be:

Processing tasks and payment of invoices
  • Ensure accuracy of payment and correct approval of supplier invoices
  • Ensure payment is made to suppliers on the due date
  • Data entry including credit notes and rebates from supplier
  • Carry out Process Adjustments
  • Preparation of payment runs
  • Management of ATB

  • Provide a reconciliation of the monthly supplier accounts, ensuring that all records match - auditing the account to ensure that no double payments are made and that there are no discrepancies from what was charged to what was received.

Month End
  • General month end tasks as required.

Operational and admin support
  • Monitor Supplier account details for, delayed credits being issued and other irregularities.
  • Resolving queries received from Auditors, suppliers, or any other departments
  • To advise management on matters that require attention and implementing their decisions.
  • To liaise with other departments and suppliers to identify and respond to any issues.
  • To respond to inquiries and resolve problems concerning payments, rebates, credit notes and other ad hoc queries
  • To contribute to the review of the services and provide any ideas to improve the efficiency and customer service of the department
  • Produce, print, and distribute reports as required
  • Customer service function related to any supplier issues.
  • Assist financial management and analysis


You are self-motivated, proactive and work well in a high volume and fast-paced environment. Equally important is your strong communication skills (written and oral). Your ability to think in a focused, analytical, detailed manner, ability to plan and prioritise effectively and be flexible will be key to your success in this role.

To hit the ground running you must also possess:
  • At least 3 years Accounts Payable experience
  • Experience in Microsoft Office
  • High levels of accuracy and high numeracy skills
  • Experience with computerised accounting software like Dynamics 365 is preferred

Additional Information

Working with The Warehouse Group | Kia mahi tahi i Te Roopu Whare Putunga

What's in it for you? We offer a dynamic, supportive team environment within a business that cares about and recognises individuals. The business is at an exciting point in its life story with a real focus on excellence in the basic business principles for which we are famous. So, if you're keen to apply your skills and gain further experience at New Zealand's leading retailer within New Zealand's then let's talk!

When you join us, we offer a range of benefits that work for you, your lifestyle and your career which include:
  • Discounts across most of our brands
  • Paid birthday day off (for permanent team members)
  • Free parking at our Northshore Support office
  • Flexible working arrangements with up to 2 days working from home per week
  • 26 weeks paid parental leave (for permanent team members)
  • A range of wellbeing support

Our teams normally work a mix of at home and office days, with most people working two days a week from home. We've got an awesome North Shore location with views across the water, and the all-important free car parking!

If you're driven, adaptable and passionate about finance, let's work together | Me mahi tahi tatou


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