Accounts Officer | Merivale

Our Story

Owned and run by the Hemmes family for over 60 years, Merivale began as a fashion house that led Sydney into the swinging sixties for all things music and fashion. With a knack for creativity, “The House of Merivale” injected a new energy into the theatre of Sydney transforming the brand into what we know now as one of the largest leading hospitality empires in Australia.

Remaining true to our heritage, our aim is to bring a little magic into the everyday. We are constantly growing and pushing the boundaries in over 90+ venues to encapsulate a unique and best-in-class experience no matter where you go. Each space is carefully executed with the same attention to detail across a seemingly endless supply of inspired concepts, restaurants, bars, cafes, pubs, nightlife, and retail.


The Role

One of Sydney's best known, and largest hospitality group is seeking an Accounts Administrator to join its Head Office in the CBD. You will be responsible for the full range of Accounts Payable responsibilities and to a lesser extent, Accounts Receivable and Expense Management.


Reporting to the Accounts Manager your key responsibilities will include:

  • Full range of Accounts Payable function, including accurate processing of a high volume of invoices (c. 25,000 per month across the team) and facilitating payments to suppliers
  • Coding expenses across multiple departments
  • Investigating & resolving any internal queries
  • Maintenance of supplier relationships, responding to supplier queries, supplier statement reconciliations and supplier establishment
  • Maintenance of the internal approval matrix withing the AP system
  • Petty cash reconciliation
  • Assisting with ad-hoc requests, analysis and reporting as required
  • Supporting the Accounts Receivable process including raising invoices, applying receipts, reconciliations, and Debtor reporting
  • Supporting Expense management including credit card maintenance and related support


The Essentials

To be successful in this position, you will also have the following skills, knowledge and attributes:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a high-volume environment
  • Experience with large ERP AP systems (SunSystems/Basware experience advantageous)
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel
  • Strong attention to detail / dedication to accuracy and a proactive approach
  • Strong interpersonal skills for interacting with colleagues, suppliers, and management
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritise work
  • The ability to work autonomously and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and ever-expanding business.
  • Positively contribute to the brand and culture of the team.


The Reward

In return you will be provided with a strong and supportive team environment that wants you to succeed


We offer:   

  • Competitive Salary
  • Amazing discounts at 90+ venues
  • Free lunches in venue every day
  • Career and development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program



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