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Accounts Payable Supervisor

City:  Sydney
Job area:  Corporate Functions
Job field:  Finance
Seniority Level:  Mid-Senior level
Date:  May 4, 2021

At HRS “We love to make it happen”: We are the global market leader when it comes to tech- and data driven business travel solutions. Our enterprise business offers end-to-end hotel management solutions to more than 7,000 corporate businesses globally to simplify their business travel. State of the art service solutions like strategic consulting & hotel procurement, travel payment and expense solutions or efficient tools to manage corporate meetings and group booking facilitate the travel processes and guarantee savings along the value chain. Today we work globally with the Fortune 500, such as Google, China Mobile, Amazon, Siemens, Hitachi, Alibaba, Volkswagen, WorldBank.

We are looking for a Sydney-based Accounts Payable Supervisor (m/f/d)  for the smooth operations of the Accounts Payable (AP) department. Reporting into the Director of Finance, your responsibilities will include management of the Sydney-based AP Officers, the management of the relationship with third parties and all other internal and external stakeholders (local  management, suppliers, clients etc).  The AP Supervisor needs to ensure a high-quality service is provided to all stakeholders including suppliers (hotels and properties, and other service providers). #LI-RS1

Your challenges

  • Supervise and direct the AP Officers and ensure the team complies with all accepted HRS policies, procedures and best practices as updated by the business
  • Manage and maintain the AP ledger, update supplier records and prepare appropriate reports as and when required
  • Manage the supplier payment runs, including electronic bank transfers, credit card and foreign currency payments in accordance with suppliers’ payment terms, ensuring accuracy and in line with HRS’ booking systems
  • Manage the quarantine and dispute levels, ensuring all outstanding queries are kept to a minimum and issues are resolved quickly
  • Identify any process or system improvements and efficiencies, ensuring any changes or roll outs are approved and implemented with no issues
  • Develop and support the AP Officers ensuring all are trained to the highest standard and create succession planning
  • Reconcile third party (non-property) supplier statements and invoices on-time for Finance
  • Prepare AP management reporting and support the broader Finance team with additional reporting requirements
  • Supervise general office administration tasks (mail, faxes, scanning and filing documents, data entry, answering phones etc.) and further tasks as required


Your commitment

  • Computer competency on a recognised accounting package
  • Previous experience working in a Senior Accounts Payable role
  • Experience leading an AP team
  • Highly organised with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle high volumes
  • Excellent verbal,written communication and problem solving skills
  • Diploma and/or degree holder



The small print – want to know more?
Our global company is located in more than 35 locations in all continents and we inspire more than 900 employees every day. To fuel our international growth we are always looking for passionate experts who have a strong team-spirit and will take on the challenge to pioneer the international B2B travel Industry.

Interested? Have a look at all of our company benefits.
Let´s make it happen – become part of the HRS Group Team.

Find out more about the HRS Group brands and its segments:
HRS Smarttrip              DS Destination Solution                   HRS Group                      HRS Global Hotel Solution