accounts payable 2ic in Auckland

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NZ$ 55,000 - NZ$ 60,000 per year
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kevin grant, randstad
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job description

I am currently looking for an experienced Accounts Payable Team Senior/2IC with a proven track record of success in supervising a team. The Accounts Payable Senior is responsible for supporting the Accounts Payable Manager and finance teams with the processing of all outgoing payments for creditors invoices and staff expenses. Working with invoices and monetary figures, this role undertakes validity checks ensuring payments are processed correctly and have been approved by required parties. Working to month end requirements means this role must complete tasks in a timely and accurate fashion.


  • Preparation and processing of invoices, including ensuring invoices are sorted, coded and entered correctly into system
  • Matches invoices, ensuring correct amounts, PO #’s and correct vendor
  • Performance of monthly creditor statement reconciliations
  • Follow up outstanding issues arising from completion of creditor statement reconciliation
  • Escalate any potential issues identified with creditor statement reconciliations to the Accounts Payable manager in timely manner
  • Update creditors statement reconciliation check list in a timely manner, ensuring this is accurate, complete and verified against vendor list and account payable aged trial balance.
  • Procurement of missing invoices and follow up
  • Liaising with internal staff where required to ensure approvals and documentation is completed for creditor payments
  • Processing of payment runs
  • Assists and resolves creditor queries in an accurate and timely manner
  • Provide timely responses to email queries or actions points received in the AP mailbox
  • Collating and reconciling documentation prior to payment runs for Accounts Payable Manager to review

Experience Desired

  • 3+ years’ experience in an Accounts Payable role
  • Intermediate knowledge and understanding of Accounting principles
  • Accurate data entry skills
  • Proficient with MS Office

To be successful in this role you must be comfortable supervising people and running a department when the manager is away. A competitive package is on offer and this is a great Company to have on your resume with multinational operations. Please do not apply without previous experience as above. If this sounds like you, and are entitled to work in New Zealand, register your interest by hitting the Apply Now button below and send through your CV with a covering letter. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion please contact Kevin Grant on +64 9 336 0371


Accounts Payable Senior