Payroll & Accounts Officer

Job title: Payroll & Accounts Officer
Discipline: Accounting and Finance
Location: Sydney CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Contract: Contract
Salary: $30-$35 per hour + super
Salary low: 30
Salary high: 35
Contact: ​Mark Lampson
Call: ​Mark
Email: email ​Mark
Reference: 3225553
About the Company 

Ashdown People is a specialised Talent Management Consultancy, operating nationally within the Technology & Analytics, Business Support, MarComms and Accounting & Finance spaces across all industries. Based in the heart of Sydney’s CBD, operations commenced in 2006 and have grown exponentially through our approach of viewing recruitment as a partnership, not a transaction. As an industry leader, Ashdown People’s strength is building relationships to ensure both candidates and clients receive “best in class” service levels and business solutions.


About the role 

Playing an integral role in the Finance Department, you will be performing a wide range of functions and will require you to report to the GM and Senior Accountant and assist with various duties including:
  • Data entry 
  • Daily Bank and Credit Card Reconciliations
  • End to end Accounts Payable & Receivable
  • Debt Collection
  • Assisting in Cashflow Monitoring and Budgeting
  • Raising POs
  • Processing payments
  • Allocating payments
  • Setting up temporary employees in our payroll system on Astute 
  • Chasing candidates and clients for time-sheet approvals
  • Award interpretation and classification
  • Processing weekly temporary payroll (200 + employees)
  • Generating and distributing weekly margin reporting
  • Managing the payroll inbox 
  • Responding to client queries, via telephone and email correspondence

About the candidate 
  • Previous experience in a similar role – especially high volume 
  • Experience and knowledge of associated Microsoft packages - in particular Excel (intermediate and above competency required)
  • Experience in MYOB is essential 
  • End to end payroll experience essentials
  • Have high attention to details, focus in on completing the work with accuracy;
  • Has a professional phone manner and maintain a professional demeanor;
  • Has good time management skills. enjoy working in a thriving, fast paced environment;
  • Ability to work independently and within a team & willing to work extra hours if the need arises