Accounts Payable Officer

Echuca is a vibrant tourist town with exciting cultural heritage, restaurant scene, sporting facilities, seemingly endless leisure and recreational options all within 2 ½ hours from Melbourne. Excellent preschool, primary and secondary education options are available.

After a $65 million redevelopment completed in August 2015, Echuca Regional Health comprises 113 beds providing a comprehensive range of services to the 45,000 people living in the catchment areas of the Shire of Campaspe and Murray River Council. The services include emergency, medical, surgical, maternity, paediatric, urology, orthopaedic, ophthalmology, dental, chemotherapy and haemodialysis services. Echuca Regional Health encompasses an aged care service, Glanville Village, which accommodates 60 residential beds.

Echuca Regional Health is the largest employer in the Campaspe Shire, employing over 800 staff. With a strong focus on increasing our capacity as an outer regional teaching health service, Echuca Regional Health employees are dedicated professionals who strive to deliver the best possible care to their community.

Employee and family benefits include:

* Comprehensive learning and development program

* Flexible employment practices

* Salary packaging

* Extended employee assistance program (including support for family members)

* Employee health and wellbeing initiatives

* Employee recognition program

* Free onsite parking.

Echuca Regional Health is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Echuca Regional Health says NO to Family Violence.

Job Details
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Department: Echuca Regional Health
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Accounting
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North West - Campaspe
Reference: VG/APO060919
Closing Date: 29-Sep-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Applying for Work at ERH 2019.pdf (PDF, 124KB)


Position Description - Accounts Payable Officer 2019.pdf (PDF, 311KB)


Contact: Shane Jakobi
(03) 5485 5074

Position Details

Accounts Payable Officer


  • Fantastic opportunity to join the Finance team at Echuca Regional Health
  • Small friendly administration team with a great team environment
  • Part time position (2 days per week)
  • Excellent rates and salary packaging
  • Echuca Regional Health is the winner of the 2018 Premier's Medium Health Service of the Year, and is an innovative health service with a finance department that has a strong focus on customer service

Applications are sought from suitably experienced and qualified accounts payable officers to work in the Finance Division at Echuca Regional Health. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensure that creditor invoices received are appropriately authorised and promptly entered for payment either via invoice matching or manual data entry.
  • Ensure that invoices are paid as they fall due and prepare payments and remittance advices for authorisation and cheque signatories.
  • Ensure that creditor statements are followed up and reconciled.
  • Attend to creditor enquiries and respond in a prompt and courteous manner.
  • Relieve and/or supplement clerical roles elsewhere in the organisation during periods of leave and/or peak activity.
  • Liaise and communicate with colleagues, resolving any issues in consultation with the relevant Manager.
  • Be competent in the key components of Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet Explorer
  • Participate in continuous quality improvement activities as appropriate.
  • Identify and participate in relevant training programs as well as participating in team meetings. 

Our team requires someone who has:

  • A Customer service focus
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience in accounts payable
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • A high standard of technological expertise including data entry and the key components of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet Explorer

This position requires completion of a satisfactory National Police Check prior to appointment. 

How to Apply: 

Please take the time to read the position description attached to this advertisement.  Your application must outline how your skills, knowledge and personal attributes relate to the key selection criteria. 

All applicants are encouraged to apply online.  If you experience technical difficulty please contact: 1300 366 356 for assistance.  

If you require access to a computer to complete your online application please contact our Education Department: 03 54855286. 

Applications must include:

  1. A covering letter;
  2. Resume;
  3. Completed online questionnaire;     
  4. Three professional referees; and
  5. A document addressing the Key Selection Criteria provided in the Position Description 

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Shane Jakobi, on: (03) 5485 5074 

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply. 

Applications close midnight on Sunday 29 September 2019.


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