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Senior Accounts Receivable Advisor

NZ Ministry of Education
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Accounting & finance
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

 Senior Accounts Receivable Advisor


  • Full Time, Permanent
  • Based in Wellington


About us

At the Ministry of Education, our people shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes. Our sights are set on ensuring our education system serves every individual child and young person fairly, and creates the best foundation for equal opportunity. Our organisation is full of hugely talented people, from a wide range of backgrounds. They work collaboratively, setting goals and reaching them, to shape a world-leading education system. Our people are broadening their own horizons and, ensuring our education system is equipped to broaden the horizons of our children and young people, thus ensuring the best possible future for New Zealand.


We get the job done - Ka oti i a mātou ngā mahi

We are respectful, we listen, we learn - He rōpū manaaki, he rōpū whakarongo, he rōpū ako mātou

We back ourselves and others to win - Ka manawanui ki a mātou, me ētahi ake kia wikitoria

We work together for maximum impact - Ka mahi ngātahi mō te tukinga nui tonu


Great results are our bottom line - Ko ngā huanga tino pai ā mātou whāinga mutunga


About our team

The Ministry's Accounts Receivable team handle all MOE invoicing and payments which are raised in several entities. Many payments require investigation when limited information is provided.


About the role

This is a busy and exciting Accounts Receivable role. You will be working with the wider business groups to improve current processes. You will be acting as the Team leader Accounts Receivable when the need arises, and must be familiar with all the AR roles as per the job description.


This senior role has key responsibility for:

  • investigation and clearance of outstanding reconciliation transactions
  • processing and allocation of customer receipts
  • prepare daily bank reconciliations
  • key support to the AR team leader, in particular at Month End


The main purpose of this role is to:

  • provide accurate billing, receipting and timely collection of all Ministry receivable transactions
  • ensure the integrity and accuracy of customer  master data is maintained
  • provide professional support and issue resolution to internal and external customers.
  • assist with the calculation and analysis for any doubtful debt assessment or. bad debt write off


About you

To be successful in this role you will have advanced experience in the Accounts Receivable processes

 You will also offer:

  • Experience with large Tier 1 ERP systems
  • Strong written  and verbal communication skills
  • Previous experience with a large organisation and working with a large team


If you'd like to bring your skills to a rewarding role within an organisation that's continuously reaching goals and striving for a better future for New Zealand, we'd love to hear from you.


Are you ready to make a difference?

There is more information in the position description attached, please review and if this opportunity interests you and you meet the requirements, please apply now using the apply online button.


For further information please contact Grant Reese at


Applications close Midnight -  Sunday 21st July  2019     

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