William Buck

Accounts Payable Officer

William Buck

Mar 6th, 2023
William Buck is a leading firm of accountants and advisors with offices across Australia and New Zealand. Established in 1895, we have over 100 directors and 900 professional staff, and are wholly owned and operated in Australia and New Zealand.

Throughout our history, we have assisted individuals, progressive businesses and community organisations, with a particular focus on the middle market. Remaining true to our core client base has enabled us to develop a depth of knowledge and expertise specific to our clients’ needs.

A little about William Buck:
We’re Accountants, but we aren’t boring!

We’re recognised as one of Australia’s leading mid-tier Accounting firms, with over 100 Directors and 900 team members across Australia and New Zealand.

We believe in ‘Changing Lives’ across everything we do – clients, colleagues, and community!

We’ve got wonderful people, a collaborative environment, flexible work arrangements, and social events to keep you connected – and we are looking for more wonderful people to join us!

The Opportunity:
We have a new opportunity for an experienced Accounts Payable Officer to join our Finance team in Sydney CBD.

Whilst supported by our Finance Manager and the broader finance team, we would love someone who is confident, proactive and client focussed to step in and own the Accounts Payable function within the team.

You will also have exposure to broader Accounts Assistant tasks, with the opportunity to further develop your role in this space, if that is of interest.

Your main responsibilities will include:
Accounts Payable:
Daily processing of supplier bank and credit card reconciliations in Xero
Organise, code and prioritise invoices to pay across multiple trading entities
Accounts payable processing, including invoice processing, credit management
Management of corporate credit cards including collection of invoices from cardholders, reconciliations to statements, coding into G/L
Resolve discrepancies
Set up vendors in the system and maintain accurate data
Keeping track of all payments and expenditures, including payroll, purchase orders, invoices, statements, etc.
Reconciling processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances
Maintaining historical records
Processing of disbursements in a timely manner to meet monthly deadlines

Accounts Assistant:
Accounts receivable backup and assistance, including receipt allocation, statement production, debtor pursuit and maintenance of debtors ledger
Assistance with statutory reporting requirements such as BAS/IAS a, FBT, PAYG and Workers comp
Assist Company Accountant including, EOM Journals and accounts production, reporting pack production, billing updates
Assist with trust account management

This role will ideally suit someone that has:
Previous experience in a similar role
Relevant degree qualifications
Strong working knowledge of Excel
Prior experience with Xero and APS
Excellent communication and a strong client service focus

Some of our Perks:
Salary Continuance Insurance for all employees

Improved Work Life Balance

Hybrid Work Arrangements

Focus on Continued Learning & Development at all levels!

National Annual Training Conferences

$300 Tech Allowance to set up your home office

Dress for your day

Social Club

Personal Training / Yoga / Run Club / Sporting teams


Cutting-edge Return to Work Incentive for primary carers

Explore what William Buck can offer – check us out, we’re real and we are looking for enthusiastic, and driven people to join us!

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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