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Accounts Receivable Officer

  • Join a friendly, open and supportive team and win together
  • Great benefits, wellbeing and career opportunities
  • Thriving, agile, dynamic and unconventional family-owned business with 38+ years’ experience in IT value-added distribution
  • Work for a company who supports your career development and growth

About the Employer
Our client is a well-established family owned and operated wholesale distribution business based in the major cities of Australia. They are well known for supporting local business both small and large and providing tailored business solutions to assist their customers.
About the Role:
Our client is seeking an experienced Accounts Receivable Officer who will be responsible for ensuring the efficient operation of all accounts receivable processes, including ensuring compliance with companies’ policies and insurances and proactive collection activities.

  • Great remuneration package on offer
  • Friendly, open and supportive culture
  • Be part of a business who is Australia-wide presence with branches and distribution centres in Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, and Sydney
  • Career progression available


  • Ensure regular credit assessments are conducted on all customers and credit limits are established and monitored
  • Ensure debtor’s days outstanding through constant review, follow-up and issue resolution
  • Ensure prompt response and issue resolution to queries from external parties
  • Answer queries and provide support to other Accounts Receivable and department staff
  • Update policies and procedures relating to invoicing, collection and reporting processes
  • Update daily Forecast of cash inflows
  • Post and allocate customer payments by recording cash, checks, and credit card transactions
  • Resolve collections by examining customer payment plans, payment history, credit line; coordinating contact with customer collections department
  • Monthly reporting
  • Manage relationship with rating and collection agencies in relation to debt risk and debt referral
  • Ensure adherence to all credit insurance policies including Personal Property Security Register (PPSR)
  • Quarterly Reports completed in accordance with insurance policy

Skills and Experience:

  • 5-7 years’ experience in Accounts Receivable roles
  • Proven ability in debt collection in an accounts receivable role
  • Ability to prioritise and multi-task
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to discuss problems with clients and determine solutions
  • Team player and must be able to communicate and co-ordinate with multiple parties
  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills
  • Strong Word, Excel and Microsoft Outlook skills
  • Highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills
  • An ability to work under pressure and organise work priorities to meet deadlines
  • Ability to communicate professionally at all levels within the organisation
  • Strong reconciliations skills
  • Knowledge of Financial Management Information Systems and related systems
  • Ability to work cooperatively within a team environment

Please forward your cover letter and resume in WORD format.
Please note only candidates that meet our client’s selection criteria will be contacted.

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