Billing and Collection Officer

Location:Sydney
Job Type:Contract/Temp

  • Exciting opportunity for a customer focused Billing and Collection Officer to join the University of Sydney’s Financial Control and Treasury team
  • Located on the Camperdown/Darlington Campus
  • Full-time, 7 month fixed – term position, with remuneration of $74 K base salary, plus generous superannuation

About the opportunity

We now have a fantastic opportunity for a customer focused Billing and Collection Officer to join the Financial Control and Treasury Team. Reporting to the Billing and Collection Supervisor, you will be responsible for a range of administrative accounts receivable duties including issuing of invoices, collection and maintenance of accounts in accordance with University policies and procedures.

You will be part of a team responsible for managing the University's billing and collection process. You will play a key role in ensuring that services are invoiced and processed in a timely manner with respect to debt management. You are expected to utilise your strong customer focus and relationship building skills, ultimately working towards reducing the days sales outstanding. You will work collaboratively and share information with team members to ensure an effective end to end service. Additionally, you will contribute towards the ongoing Bill to Collect review, adhering to service level agreements.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Billing and Collection Officer who:

  • has knowledge of accounting and financial management including taxation principles, accounting standards, and reporting requirements
  • has sound understanding of Billing to Collection functions, processes and principles in a complex environment
  • possess the ability to build rapport; providing a high level of customer service and effective stakeholder management
  • can manage a high volume of work, ensuring quality standards and deadlines are achieved.

About us

Financial Control and Treasury (FCT) ensures that the University of Sydney, its subsidiaries and entities, meet all external statutory financial reporting obligations, manages the University's Treasury, accounts receivable and Disbursement function, and administers and reviews a number of the University's financial policies, including the Financial Accounting Manual (FAM).

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 465/0220F to apply.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position


Closing date: 11:30pm, Sunday 5 April 2020

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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