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Assistant Finance Officer (Accounts Payable)

Queensland Government
Brisbane QLD


Brisbane QLD

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About usThe Department of Health is responsible for the overall management of the public health system in Queensland. We are an organisation that strongly believes in the need to work with people who value the goals of our organisation and who will thrive in our workplace. Working at the Department of Health is about making a difference.Corporate Services Division provides business, corporate and operational services to the Department of Health and, in certain circumstances, to the broader Queensland public health system (Queensland Health, comprising the department and 16 hospital and health services).The role Reporting to the Team Lead, Accounts Payable you will undertake preparations for the payment of accounts including reconciliations, account coding, checking, compliancy and data entry and matching of supporting documentation. You will input, update and retrieve data from the departmental finance system, the Finance and Materials Management Information System (FAMMIS).

In addition, you will also provide advice on accounts payable issues through communication and consultation with vendors, customers and Queensland Health. The successful personYou will have demonstrable experience in communication, problem solving and the ability to work effectively in a team environment, meet deadlines and organise work priorities. You will have knowledge of an integrated computerised financial management system and other software applications (eg databases, spreadsheets) relevant to an accounts payable unit, including data entry and retrieval skills.You will have knowledge of, or the ability to acquire knowledge of relevant legislation, policies and procedures applicable to the accounts payable function consistent with Queensland Health and other government agency directives. In addition, you will have a proven track record in building and maintaining appropriate relationships with team members, clients and stakeholders.

Benefits of working with the Department of Health: By joining the Department of Health you will work within a fast-paced, challenging and supportive environment where every employee plays a critical role in our ongoing success. You will enjoy a variety of benefits, including: • Competitive salary + generous superannuation and leave loading• Flexible working arrangements• Diverse work culture• Career training and developmentTo apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining your skills and experience relevant for this role. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.