Accounts Receivable Officer

R&J Batteries | Negotiable Full-Time

Pin Ballarat, VIC Australia

Come join OUR TEAM

We are R & J Batteries, one of Australasia’s largest battery and oil distributors with a reputation for premium products and outstanding service.  Proudly a market leader, and a family-owned local Ballarat icon with a presence across Australia and New Zealand, where we look after our staff as family.

We are welcoming an Accounts Receivable Officer, who can commit to, and uphold our company values through demonstrating Respect, Mateship, Honesty, Do it Once-Do it Right and Having fun!  These values define who we are, what we do and how we do it!. We are categorised and remain as an essential business through COVID-19, therefore, an immediate start is available, if requested.

About the ROLE

We are seeking an experienced and self-motivated Accounts  team member to join our friendly & supportive accounts team. If you are a ‘numbers person’ this is the role for you.

Working in a finance team of 10 and reporting to the Corporate Accountant, the main responsibilities will include;

  • Daily allocating/receipting of payments
  • Daily Bank statement reconciliations
  • Verifying and posting receipts plus resolving any discrepancies with customers and our branches
  • Setting up new customers on the ERP system including obtaining trade references
  • Handling telephone account queries; providing high level of customer service
  • Processing adjustments and rebates on customer accounts as required
  • Processing month end, including running debtor statements
  • Willing to assist with other duties within the Finance team as required
  • Build positive working relationships internally and with customers

Hours will be Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm, however there may be some flexibility with start and finish times, if required.  Immediate start available. 

About YOU

Ideally, you will have at least 2 years’ experience in AR and some experience across AP. However, the most important requirement is a good attitude and passion for accounts.  Preferred skills and experience include:

  • End-to-end Accounts Receivable experience is essential, along with experience in reconciliations and end of month activities
  • Comfortable and capable of working within a high-volume transactional environment
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with a high-level attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrated ability to confidently work in a team environment
  • Professional and courteous phone manner; strong customer service mindset
  • Hands-on experience in operating spreadsheets and accounting/ERP software
  • Communicate effectively in both written and verbal form across all levels of the business
  • Analytical skills, ability to identify discrepancies and ensure accuracy
  • Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records
  • Align with our Company Values and join the R&J Family!

We value our staff – here is what’s IN IT FOR YOU!

Aside from the company culture, which is hard working and fun-loving, you will be working with a passionate group of people, who are committed to what they are doing, and this is reflected in the results and growth of the business.

  • Our doors are wide open for you to build your career with training and development
  • Amazing Staff and family discounts on all products
  • Excellent company culture or honesty and respect, in a family-owned business
  • Rewards and recognition – Company Values, Work Anniversary, and much more!
  • Profit Share program
  • Supplied R&J Batteries uniform, including annual re-ordering
  • Employee Assistance Program for all employees and their immediate families
  • After 1 year have your Birthday day off!!

Take the next step and APPLY NOW!

Click on the APPLY link to submit your application for this role.  Please include your current CV and a brief cover letter to further explain your interest and suitability as our Accounts Receivable Officer. We look forward to reviewing your application which will be treated in strict confidence.

As this is a full-time position, all applicants must hold permanent full working rights in Australia and be vaccinated against COVID-19 in line with your state’s directions and requirements.

Please note: R&J Batteries utilises on-line behavioural questionnaires as part of the selection process for shortlisted candidates. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical and police check.

We are R & J Batteries; Our People are industry leaders! Our Products are among the best in the world! Our Service will always be second to none!  As an equal opportunity employer, we value and recognise that a diverse workforce leads to better business outcomes. We are committed to a safe and inclusive culture where employees are encouraged to bring their authentic selves to work. Our aim is to attract and retain the best people and therefore all our hiring decisions are based on merit, competence, and business requirements.

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Salary: Negotiable

Added: 22nd November 2021

Job Type: Full-Time

Posted in: Banking & Financial Services

Location: Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia

Company: R&J Batteries

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