Associate Accountant in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia (# 1337)

Job Description

Job Description

The role’s primary objective is to ensure all suppliers are paid on time, and that appropriate contractual obligations, remittance processes and internal controls are adhered to in conjunction with Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) controls.


  • Review, verify and process a high volume of invoices, purchase orders and expenses from various offices and sale sites in a timely manner, ensuring completeness and accuracy.
  • Apply purchase limits, ensure appropriate authorisations, etc. in accordance with corporate controls
  • Follow up and obtain clarification on any discrepancies or inaccuracies on invoices, purchase orders and purchase authority limits.
  • Use pre-set guidelines to code invoices to the general ledger.
  • Process daily check runs, electronic funds transfers, and wire payments.
  • Investigate and resolve any unpaid or late invoices; reconcile supplier statements.
  • Research and respond to supplier inquiries.
  • Supplier maintenance - collect, verify, and maintain accurate and complete information on suppliers.
  • Reconcile related accounts payable general ledger to resolution, including journals and follow up communication.
  • Ontime payments including credit cards / EFT / Westpac (BPay / Foreign currency)
  • Assist with month end closing and reporting.
  • Review and oversite of subcontractor insurance certificates and rental agreements.
  • Provision of quality customer service both internally and externally representing AP.

Other duties and projects as assigned.



Skills & Attributes:

  • Experience working with ERP systems and AP Automation is highly regarded (Oracle and Basware preferred).
  • Proficiency with MS Office package.
  • Direct knowledge of vendor maintenance (preferred).
  • Experience working with multiple currencies is advantageous.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to build strong working relationships.
  • A commitment to providing exceptional customer service.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills. You have a proven ability to juggle and prioritise a high volume of work, and meet strict deadlines.
  • A keen eye for detail – you’ll provide precise facts and figures and produce accurate work.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team in a high volume, deadline-driven environment.
  • Strong work ethic – you take pride in a job well done.
  • Enrolled in a professional accounting designation or Diploma Program 
  • 1+ years' experience in accounts recoverable and or payable couple with a proven understanding of the relevant legislations and adherence to company policies and procedures. 



Ritchie Bros. is an equal opportunity employer and ensures nondiscrimination in all activities in accordance with all applicable laws. This position is open to all qualified applicants who are legally entitled to work in the country in which this job is located. Candidate selection is made by Talent Acquisition. Only electronic applications can be accepted.

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Salary Range

58,400 - 87,600


Brisbane, Queensland, Australia


Full time