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Accounts Payable Team Member (contract)

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Brand: Global Procurement Network
Work type: Fixed Term Contract
Location: New South Wales
Categories: Business Support

About the Business

The Travel Experience Network (T.E.N.) is the Land division of Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) T.E.N. comprises brands such as Topdeck and Backroads, Ignite, DMC Ground Operations and Hotels, as well as internal procurement and distribution businesses.We have a Shared Services area for Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable, with teams of 40+ people based in Brisbane and Sydney.

The role:

The Sydney-based Accounts Payable Area is the centralised point for supplier payments and supplier assistance regarding the resolution of any finance issues that may arise for our Procurement business. 

Job Purpose:

The Sydney based Accounts Payable Consultant is primarily responsible for Large Supplier Accounts (LSA), reconciliations and the associated escalations and queries. This involves, but is not limited to, accounts reconciliation, general ledger reconciliation, supplier queries and correspondence, Selling Partner queries and invoice discrepancies.

The team member is expected to have a catch up call or meeting with their respective suppliers and stakeholders at least once a month, be a strategic thinker, good problem solver, thrives on challenge and consistently delivers a high level of customer service, contributing to FCTG’s overall profitability.

Accountabilities

  • Timely and accurate query resolution
  • Clear communication with Selling partners, suppliers and customers
  • LSA Accounts Reconciliation
  • GL Reconciliations
  • An escalation point for assistance with queries
  • Strong customer focus
  • Clear, complete & timely delivery of information
  • Booking adjustment escalation point for Selling Partners
  • Tracking & reporting
  • Development of knowledge of your suppliers
  • Process Improvement initiatives
  • Ad hoc projects
  • System upgrade & project testing
  • Day-to-day operations

Skills and Experience

  • Strong Microsoft Excel/Word skills
  • Calypso back office system – desirable
  • Minimum 2 years’ travel industry experience, preferably in wholesale
  • Highly developed customer service skills to ensure mutually beneficial relationships with suppliers, partners and customers
  • Accounts payable/receivable experience
  • High attention to detail and ability to achieve resolution
  • Ability to interpret Supplier statements, invoices and documentation
  • Fluency in financial concepts

Term of Contract: 12 months

Benefits include:

  • Generous remuneration structure
  • Travel discounts, in-house financial and health services, access to internal 24/7 gym
  • Global career opportunities in a network of brands and businesses
  • Ongoing training and professional development
  • Fun and flexible work environment
  • Proud Corporate Social Responsibility platform through the Flight Centre Foundation, Responsible Travel Charter, and Brighter Futures programs
  • Monthly awards nights, conferences, industry/social events

If you have the above skills and attributes and if this sounds like the right opportunity for you APPLY now.

Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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