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Hiring Organization Healesville Sanctuary
Post Name Accounts Payable Supervisor – Zoos Victoria
Qualification Graduate
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary AUD 85000 To AUD 92000 Per Year
Location Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3000

Job Description

Zoos Victoria operates world-class zoos on three sites: Melbourne Zoo, Healesville Sanctuary, and Werribee Open Range Zoo. Our Moral Purpose is – Fighting Extinction and creating a future rich in wildlife. Our vision is to be a world-leading zoo-based conservation organization, working locally and globally to deliver tangible conservation outcomes.

As part of the wider Business Support Services Team, the Management Accounting Team is responsible for various aspects of the financial management of Zoos Victoria, including financial and management accounting services, planning, budget and forecasting services, procurement activities, and asset management services. The Accounts Payable Supervisor holds an integral position within the Finance Team at Zoos Victoria reporting directly to the Manager (Management Reporting, Planning & Analyst), and is responsible for providing leadership and management of the Accounts Payable team.

You will provide expertise in leading, driving, and mentoring the Accounts Payable team, providing ad-hoc reporting and information to support budgeting and forecasting, ensuring accurate and timely transactional accounting, overseeing preparation and verification of all payables, and leading continuous improvements efficiencies.

You will be an enthusiastic, innovative, and committed finance professional whose communication style and performance will facilitate the trust and commitment of the Accounts Payable Team as well as various stakeholders across the organization. You will have completed (be studying towards) a tertiary degree with a major in Accounting or Business, with the ability to undertake CPA/CA/CIMA certification highly regarded.

You’ll bring proven leadership, training, and mentorship experience, along with the ability to work autonomously and effectively to the role. You will be highly proficient in Excel and experience in transitioning from manual processes to a paperless technology platform will be highly regarded. You will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills to allow you to work effectively within your team and with a range of people across all levels of the organization.

This role is a rare opportunity to join a dynamic team delivering timely and accurate financial support to directly facilitate the operations of Melbourne Zoo, Healesville Sanctuary, and Werribee Open Range Zoo, as well as state-wide conservation activities.

You’ll have the opportunity to develop and mentor the team, as well as improve and streamline processes across many facets of transactional accounting.

Please refer to the position description below for more information. 

Successful applicants may be required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and provide evidence of this. Zoos Victoria welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, and people with disability. In addition, Zoos Victoria will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with a disability, illness, or injury.

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