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Accounts Payable Administrator


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angle-right Job no: 581446
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Auckland
Categories: Finance & Administration

Downer has been designing, building and sustaining New Zealand's infrastructure for over a century and is a leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand.

With over 12,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand's biggest businesses, councils and government agencies.

Downer New Zealand is a leading provider of integrated services. Our commitment to building long term relationships and supporting our customers with high calibre services and solutions; the talents of our people; and consistent excellence in operational delivery sets us apart.

Join our Business Services (BSC) team as an Accounts Payable Administrator, where we pride ourselves on being a friendly and efficient team who empowers individuals to develop and propel their careers forward.

The BSC team is an integral part of the Downer business and is responsible for managing multi-functional payroll, finance and accounting procedures for our operational teams across the country. We coordinate accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed assets, payroll, and a multitude of accounting tasks focused on creating efficient and effective processes and solutions for the daily running of the business.

About the role
Reporting to the BSC Manager, you will work closely with the Accounts Payable team and will liaise with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. We work to meet multiple deadlines to ensure our stakeholders are happy and our service level agreements are achieved. Your day to day tasks will include:

  • Processing invoices for payment, supplier statements and reconciliations through our automated document management system
  • Managing the BSC teams shared inboxes and responding to queries
  • Maintaining data integrity
  • Supporting the wider team and leader with various tasks and reporting
  • Training for personal development and upskilling

You'll be joining an inclusive and collaborative team where people are supported to be the best versions of themselves.

Benefits with Downer
Join our team and be rewarded by working alongside a supportive group of experts and thought leaders with a strong mentor and ongoing opportunities for training and development. We also offer:
  • Free onsite parking at our Wiri head office in Auckland
  • Regular team gatherings to recognise the wins and special occasions
  • All tools required to perform in the role including laptop
  • The chance to gain exposure to different divisions of the Downer business
  • Support to achieve your CA, CIMA or CPA qualification
  • Access to a great range of corporate discounts and benefits including offers of subsidised insurance, gym memberships, retail discounts and free counselling services etc.

About you
You will be a core member and contributor to our high performing collaborative team, driving consistency and fostering an environment of continuous improvement. We'd value your autonomous, organised and self-motivated approach to the work we do. You will also bring with you:
  • An accuracy, deadlines and solutions-focused mind set
  • Excellent time-management skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Self-motivation and a keen desire to learn and grow
  • A high level of proficiency in MS Office suite particularly Excel and Word
  • Strong interpersonal skills and confidence to build and maintain relationships at all levels
  • A love for numbers with an aptitude for problem solving and analytical thinking
  • A Bachelor Degree in Commerce or Accounting is beneficial