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494762/CSD - Accounts Officer - APS Level 3

Apply now Job no: 494762
Work type: Full-time and Part-time
Location: Barton, ACT
Categories: APS Level 3

Our Opportunity

The Accounts Processor is required to process in accordance with established procedures, accounts payable, receivable and purchase orders using the departmental Financial Management Information System (FMIS) and under general direction undertake a range of routine administrative tasks in accordance with established guidelines and procedures.

In undertaking this role, l will support the department and small portfolio agencies by:

  • process accounts payable, receivable and purchase orders using the departmental FMIS
  • manage the FMIS inbox daily to process exceptions in a timely manner
  • maintain the Accounts & Invoices electronic inbox in Outlook
  • perform Collector of Public Monies (CPM) duties, including treasury functions
  • provide advice to portfolio agencies
  • maintain Customer and Vendor records
  • investigate and advise on system performance
  • extraction of reports
  • assist in the development, and implementation of policies, strategies, systems and procedures in respect of the operation of the unit and to make sure the unit remains compliant with the Governments payment terms to small business
  • liaison with staff at all levels and with external agencies and suppliers
  • operate keyboard and computer facilities, and
  • performing other financial and administrative duties as required.

Who are we looking for?

We seek people who bring external ideas, diverse experience, and global perspectives, and are willing to explore innovative ways of working. People who work for us will display leadership at all levels, apply information effectively in order to solve problems, and work collaboratively to achieve outcomes.

Specific requirements of the role:

  • knowledge of accounts payable, accounts receivable and purchasing processes
  • sound knowledge in the use of financial systems for accounts payable, accounts receivable and purchasing functions
  • sound knowledge of policies and procedures associated with accounts payable, accounts receivable and purchasing
  • demonstrated high level of accuracy in work.

Please refer to the AGD Performance Expectations for more detail.

The range and nature of work within the Attorney-General’s Department requires a workforce that reflects our diverse society and the department provides a number of support mechanisms for employees.

As an AGD employee, you will:

  • be part of an inclusive and diverse work environment
  • receive a generous starting salary and work conditions
  • benefit from supportive learning and development
  • be supported by a range of active networks including the Indigenous Employee Network, the Celebrating Ability Network, the Women’s Network, the Pride Network and the Cultural and Linguistically Diverse Network.

To see further information regarding our support for our employees, please see our Workplace Diversity Page.

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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