Department: Finance
Project Location(s): Southbank, VIC, AU
  • Lead, develop and mentor a growing team of 15 in AP and AR
  • Provide strategic and operational leadership
  • Process improvement focus
  • Permanent opportunity

Due to continued substantial growth of the business, we are looking for a Shared Services Manager (SSM) to lead, develop and manage a team of 15 across Accounts Payable and Receivable. The SSM will manage and oversee all transactional processes, along with driving process improvements, process mapping and delivering a high performance team and outcomes.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Group Financial Controller , you will oversee this division and your duties will include:

  • Effectively lead, manage and develop staff in our AP and AR teams
  • Proactively seek ongoing improvements and efficiencies in all activities
  • Optimise existing  systems and processes to achieve strategic goals
  • Build effective working relationships with all stakeholders and provide support as required
  • Reporting duties and other varying tasks to assist the leadership team
  • Participate, run and promote team building initiatives and mentoring
  • Data analysis/Data maintenance and improvements
  • Oversee and ensure the smooth operation and processing of supplier invoices in the relevant workflow system
  • Ensure payment runs and all monthly processing is completed within agreed timeframes
  • Oversee projects and implementations of key initiatives relating to transformation and process improvement
  • Ensure that clear AP & AR policies and procedures are established, implemented and understood by all stakeholders
  • Ensure accounts activities and reconciliations are completed within a timely manner, with a hands on approach as needed
  • Monthly reconciling and clearing internal accounts
  • KPI setting and reporting

OTHER INFORMATION: 

  • This is a permanent, full-time position
  • Standard office hours are 8:30am to 5:00pm
  • Southbank based – Our office is located in the IBM Tower
  • Flexible work from home arrangements available

 

Candidate profile 

  • You will be a skilled candidate with an in depth knowledge of best practice in shared services within a large scale business, minimum 5 years
  • Experience in a shared service group overseeing AP and AR
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Intermediate to Advanced computer skills with MS Excel and Office
  • Take a proactive approach to the management of workflow and processes
  • Ability to manage upwards and downwards with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Experience working on ad-hoc projects
  • Can work to tight deadlines and deliver results
  • Approachable and self-motivated
  • Ability to adapt quickly

HOW TO APPLY

You can send your resume and cover letter directly to our HR team at jobs@seaway.com.au 

Please note: The Seaway Group of Companies is committed to providing a safe workplace for all team members and as such, it is a requirement that all Seaway staff are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have a medical exemption. In line with this, the successful candidate will be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate.

Applicants that we select to interview will be contacted within 2 weeks of receiving an application. If you do not hear from us within this time, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

As part of the recruitment process, the successful candidate will be required to complete a National Police Check.

No Agencies please.