Finance Associate - Accounts Payable, 12 month contract

Melbourne, United Kingdom
Functional areas
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Global Innovation and Technology Centre, Back Lane, Melbourne SG8 6DP, GB


Company description

About us

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world.

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 3,200 specialists in consumer, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government, health and life sciences, manufacturing, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists. We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Europe, and the Nordics.

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

Job description

To accurately process supplier invoices, pay PA’s suppliers on time, and manage queries effectively.

A Finance Associate in the Accounts Payable Team will be responsible for the timely and accurate input and payment of invoices in multiple regions and currencies. You will be communicating with PAs stakeholders, setting expectations, resolving multiple payment related queries, whilst applying a strong customer service work ethic, and contributing to the 20,000 invoices processed annually for this global organisation.

Working collaboratively with immediate colleagues, and other teams in Finance, locally and globally, as well as other corporate functions.

This is a 12 Month Fixed Term Contract and must be able to attend the office every Wednesday with the rest of the team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Invoice posting and matching to purchase orders.
  • Helpdesk / Query Resolution.
  • Processing payment runs.
  • Team rota tasks.
  • Reporting / Metrics
  • Ad Hoc activities.

  • Great attention to detail. Swift, accurate keying and recording of important financial information.
  • Excellent team working skills, working with a can-do positive approach.
  • Previous experience of using an accounting system in a large, global, multicurrency role is beneficial.
  • Excellent communication skills, to manage and resolve queries internally with ordering personnel and PAs external suppliers.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft, in particular Excel and Outlook.
  • Good organisation skills, ability to multi-task and experience of working to meet deadlines.

Additional information

Inclusion & Diversity

We believe that diversity makes us a stronger firm and look to employ people with different ideas, styles and skill sets. This diversity stimulates a rich, creative environment – one in which our people develop, and our clients enjoy enduring results. We’re committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely based on their ability to contribute to PA’s goals, without regard to their sex, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status.

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Job information

Firm: PA Consulting

Location: Melbourne, United Kingdom