First listed on: 27 July 2022

Accounts Payable Officer


At Ambulance Victoria (AV) we are proud to share our commitment to save and improve lives by providing outstanding care for our patients. It is our promise to every patient, and it sits at the heart of everything we do. No matter what corporate or support role you play in delivering our critical services to the Victorian public, you join a team dedicated to bringing our vision of "Outstanding emergency health care every time" to life.

Our Financial Transactional Services department is seeking a part-time Accounts Payable Officer to join the Accounts Payable team, working the equivalent of 0.4 of an FTE, preferably across 2 days per week on a Thursday and Friday. This is a 12-month fixed term position based at the Ballarat Business Centre, where you will join a team of 6, comprising 5 Accounts Payable Officers and the Team Leader Accounts Payable

About the role

Accounts Payable Officers are responsible for the efficient, timely and accurate management and processing of creditor accounts in line with AV policies and procedures.  

Reporting to the Team Leader Accounts Payable, the main responsibilities of the role include (but are not limited to):

  • Undertake accounts payable assessment and processing for delivery of accurate payment of creditor accounts within AV policies, procedures and delegations,
  • Act as a first point of contact for creditor queries, maintaining a high standard of customer service to enhance AV's reputation,
  • Ensure general ledger coding and other data for all invoices is accurate, resolving discrepancies as required,
  • Generate payments via approved payment methods for authorised invoices or payroll within specified timeframes,
  • Maintain accurate record keeping, provide ad hoc reports, general administrative duties and other tasks as required.

About you

To be successful in this position you will have experience working in an accounts Payable department where you will have gained proficient accounts payable skills and be competent at an intermediate level in Microsoft Office and Excel, providing you with the ability to perform in a high-volume environment to achieve performance output targets. Your attention to detail and quality control will drive high levels of accuracy, supported by a professional and mature attitude with sound judgement skills. You will have established problem-solving skills to enable the identification of issues and the judgement to determine appropriate courses of action. You will have a strong work ethic, with the ability to work independently with minimum supervision, while also being a committed team member striving to achieve outstanding customer service and performance targets.

Working At AV

As a valued member of AV, you will enjoy a professional working environment that recognises the importance of work/life balance. Although there will be a requirement to maintain a presence at the office, flexible working arrangements are available and will be discussed with the successful candidate. We offer salary packaging options, generous personal leave entitlements, and other benefits including free on-site parking.

We believe our people are our greatest resource and the sustainability of our workforce depends on how well we utilise our people's skills and abilities and whether our staffing reflects the diversity of the Victorian community.  If you're ready to play an integral role and deliver results that help make a real difference, we want to hear from you!

Successful applicants will need to have received the mandated COVID-19 vaccinations and be willing to complete pre-employment screening including a Police Check.

By applying for this position with Ambulance Victoria, you agree to undertake an assessment of any secondary employment or outside interests, in line with AV's Secondary Employment procedure. This is required to ensure there is no perceived or actual conflict of interest for AV should you be successful and commence in the role.

The position is Administrative, Band 2 commencing at $59,666 (or pro rata equivalent for part-time positions) + 10.5% Superannuation as well as excellent employment conditions in accordance with Ambulance Victoria's Enterprise Agreement.

How to apply

Candidates are requested to read the attached ‘Applying for a position with Ambulance Victoria' document prior to submitting their application. 

For any queries, please email or contact us on 03 9840 3653

Your application will form an integral part of the selection process and should be of a high quality, including:

  • A covering letter,
  • An up-to-date resume,
  • A document addressing the selection criteria. These criteria can be found on the last page of the position description.                                                                                           

Applications for the Accounts Payable Officer position must be received by Tuesday, 9th August 2022 by clicking on ‘Apply Online'.

Applications must be submitted via the AV Careers Centre website to be considered. 

At all levels of our organisation, a diverse and inclusive workforce allows us to deliver Best Care to the Victorian community, and helps create a healthier, more productive workplace for our people.


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