Accounts Payable Officer - (Based in Milton or Labrador)

Employment Type:
Part-time Permanent  
CORP: Business Operations Team
Closing Date:
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 About us...

Act for Kids is a prominent provider of free prevention, professional therapy and support services for children who have suffered abuse and support for families at risk. With over 25 centres nationally, we have supported thousands of children and their families for more than 30 years. In 2019 - 2020 we provided services to 44,894 people, including over 29,000 children.

Our unique multidisciplinary teams provide integrated therapy, sexual abuse counselling, safe houses in remote Indigenous communities, information, advice and referral services, intensive family support and early learning centres designed for children with additional development needs to ensure we set them up for success at school.

About the job...

We are seeking an Accounts Payable Officer to join our Business Operations Team. The position is permanent part-time (0.6FTE) and located in Milton or Labrador.

Reporting to the Business Operations Manager, this role will be responsible for administering and processing accounts payable and assisting with banking and other bookkeeping and administrative functions.

Responsibilities include

  • Ensuring that all accounts payable transactions and payments are processed in a timely manner and accompanied by appropriate supporting documentation.
  • Ensuring that all regional accounts payable officers understand and adhere to financial policies and procedures through training, guidance and support.
  • Monitoring and managing aged payables to ensure the minimisation of outstanding creditors.
  • Reviewing related general ledger transactions to ensure accuracy.
  • Assisting with banking related duties.
  • Assisting with administrative office duties including filing, scanning and answering phone calls.

About you...

  • Evidence of accounts payable, bookkeeping or other relevant professional development, training and/or qualifications is advantageous.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a similar role, preferably in a large or multi-site organisation.
  • Current knowledge of GST legislation.
  • Competent in using accounting systems and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and independently to take responsibility for the completion of tasks.

 With over 30% of our employees identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, we encourage and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

About the pay...

  • Attractive negotiated base salary + 10% superannuation.
  • In addition, as a registered Not for Profit/Charity, we offer excellent salary packaging options through RemServ which can significantly increase your take home pay.

About the benefits...

  • Overall winner of HRD Employer of Choice 2019 (100-499 employees).
  • Winner of HRD Employer of Choice 2019 in (1) Health & Wellbeing (2) Leadership (3) Work-Life Balance.
  • Strong values-based organisation.
  • Flexible work.
  • Excellent professional development options (including annual professional development fund opportunities).
  • Paid Parental Leave.
  • Paid Study Assistance.
  • Employee Assistance Program including Health & Well-being Portal.
  • Excellent work environment.
  • Close to public transport and local cafes.

Blue Card Requirement…

  • Prior to commencing employment with Act for Kids in Queensland, you are required to have a current Blue Card. Please visit Queensland Blue cards for more information.

About applying...

Click on ‘Apply Now’ to submit an application or for more information about the role, contact Terry Gibbs, Business Operations Manager, on 0419 942 547 or

Click here to see a full copy of the position description.

 Closing Date: 27 September 2021