Accounts Receivable Officer

Job No: 115748
Location: Matraville, Sydney

  • Fantastic opportunity for an Accounts Receivable Officer within a busy environment
  • Industry leading, multinational manufacturing organisation
  • Part-time, Monday to Friday role (approx. 20 hours per week)
  • Attractive remuneration commensurate with skills and experience

About Knauf Australia

Knauf is a multinational supplier of plasterboard, metal and associated products to the light weight construction industry. Symbolic with quality and innovation, Knauf is a 100-year-old German manufacturing multinational with over 26,000 people worldwide and a massive global footprint across 60 countries and over 150 manufacturing sites. Knauf entered the Australian marketplace in 2011 and have since expanded across both the Australian and Asia Pacific markets.

With manufacturing facilities in Australia and over 270 employees, Knauf is a major supplier to the lightweight construction industry and a one-stop-shop for a complete wall framing solution.

About the Opportunity

Knauf Australia now has a fantastic opportunity for an Accounts Receivable Officer to join their team in Matraville, Sydney, NSW. This role is being offered on a part-time basis, Monday to Friday, with some flexibility around start and finish times. The expectation is that you will work approximately 20 hours a week, typically from 9:00am - 1:00pm Monday to Friday.  Additional hours at peak / high volume times of month may be required ie mid month and end of month.

Reporting to the National Credit Manager, this is a busy role that will see you accountable for transaction processing, collections and new account set-up across the Debtors ledger.

Your day-to-day responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Processing daily customer receipts and allocations to accounts;
  • Efficient Customer Account reconciliation, banking and daily allocation of customer receipts;
  • Carrying out collection processes to meet targets and improve DSOs;
  • Reporting on short payment and credit claims, working with the Claims team on quick and speedy resolution within the billing month; and
  • Reviewing unallocated receipts and reporting weekly to ensure all Debtor and Sundry receipts have been allocated accurately.

About You

To be considered for this position you will have experience as an Accounts Receivable Officer or similar, ideally with a focus on collections and managing debtors ledgers. 

You will have experience using a large receivables system (ie SAP, Oracle, JD Edwards or similar) and any experience using credit reporting databases (i.e. Equifax or Dun & Bradstreet), in order to create new accounts, identify potential risks etc, will be highly regarded.

Importantly, Knauf is looking for candidates who demonstrate a 'can-do' attitude and a desire to grow their career in this business area. You'll be a confident communicator, with the ability to establish and maintain relationships, negotiate payment plans and dispute resolutions if/as required. 

The Perks

This is a fantastic opportunity for an Accounts Receivable Officer looking to get more work/life flexibility in their working hours, whilst still being a part of a growing, well-established organisation. 

You'll enjoy ongoing opportunities to expand your skill set and knowledge base, with significant room for advancement within the organisation; if you're looking to establish your accounts receivable career, this is an incredible journey to ongoing increases in responsibility and career development in a continuous improvement environment.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a career growth and a positive team and work environment.

Upon joining the Knauf, you'll be welcomed into a friendly, collaborative team who are dedicated to achieving the best outcomes day in, day out.

Take the next step in your career with a global industry leader – Apply Now!

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