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Accounts Payable and Receivable Manager

Fairfield, Australia

Reference: 5211449

  • Exciting opportunity leading the Accounts Receivable and Payable team, based in Fairfield
  • 90k annual salary + Superannuation + Salary packaging benefits + leave loading
  • A rewarding career with a nationally recognised provider of mental health and disability services

About Wellways

We are a values-based organisation. We stand for Honesty, Acceptance, Fairness, Commitment and Participation.

Wellways Australia is a leading not-for-profit organisation dedicated to ensuring all Australians lead active and fulfilling lives in their community. We work with individuals, families and the community to help them imagine and achieve better lives. We advocate for change to ensure people have access to the best possible care and information when they need it. We provide a wide range of services and assistance for people with mental health issues, disabilities, youth and older Australians and those requiring community care.

About the role

Leading the Accounts Receivable and Payable teams under the direction and with the support of the Senior Accountant, this position performs management, accounting and clerical responsibilities related to the efficient processing of accounts receivable and payable transactions and the maintenance and improvement of related processes, while improving and adding value to customer and stakeholder relationships.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Leading, monitoring and maintaining the accounts receivable and payable functions, including vendor and customer master file maintenance, generation of customer invoices & processing of supplier invoices, receipting and application of payments, payment of supplier invoices, banking, interfacing receipts from other software to the General Ledger and maintaining the debt collection process;
  • Contributing to the development of efficient processes and procedures to enhance the ease and timelines in which debt is collected and supplier payments are made;
  • Monitoring customer and supplier accounts for non-payments, delayed payments and other irregularities;
  • Leading the delivery of the accounts receivable and payable month-end-close processes;
  • Producing the month-end Accounts Receivable and Payable reports; and
  • Providing timely advice to the Senior Accountant of any areas of concern in both the accounts receivable and payable functions.

Skills & Experience:

  • At least 5 years of experience in a high-volume environment;
  • At least 5 years of experience managing a shared services team;
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accounts receivable & payable and general bookkeeping procedures, including double-entry principles;
  • Demonstrated capacity to provide excellent customer service as part of a team;
  • Experience with debt recovery processes and dispute management and resolution; and
  • Strong organisational and time management skills with a demonstrated ability to prioritise and complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.

Pre-employment compliance requirements:


  • Salary package up to $15,899 per annum
  • Receive a 17.5 percent leave loading every time you take a holiday
  • Access to ongoing support and opportunity for career development within the organisation
  • For a full list of our staff benefits, visit

How to apply

To apply and to download a copy of the position description please visit our careers page (
For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Sharon Hodge, Carer Project Accountant on 03 7020 6710 or email

Applications close 4 October 2020

We warmly encourage people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and people with a lived experience of mental health and disability to apply.

Wellways Australia Limited is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people. All applicants applying for roles within Wellways must undergo a screening process prior to their successful appointment.

Applications Close: 04 Oct 2020

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