Assistant Accounts Payable Officer, Corporate Services (VPS2)

Job posted: 02/08/2022
Applications close: 19/08/2022 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Health

Salary: $55,439 - $71,194

Occupation: Other

Reference: VG/DH/CS/377221

Reference: VG/DH/CS/377221

Occupation: Other

Salary Range: $55,439 - $71,194

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Health plays a critical role in the Victorian health system and is responsible for shaping it to meet the health needs of Victorians into the future. We also lead the Victorian Government's response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Working with our partners, we oversee Victoria's health system including mental health, ageing and aged care and preventive health. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated to provide responsive and quality services to all Victorians. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services.



As part of a wider “shared service” operation between the two departments, the Accounts Payable Team is part of the Payments Services Team within the Customer Support Branch and is primarily responsible for paying expenses incurred in relation to public housing including council rates and bin charges, water authority service charges, bulk gas for hot water services and public lighting electricity expenses, monthly rents to external landlords, Social Housing Big Build project purchases and other property purchases In addition we also process bulk payment of invoices, distribution adjustments to reallocate expenditure, and claims for the Victorian Patient Transport Assistance Scheme (VPTAS)


This position will demonstrate a high level of proficiency and expertise when undertaking a range of tasks to provide the department with an efficient and effective client focussed accounts payable function.

Mandatory Vaccination Policy

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its workers and clients.  As it is an essential element of any role within the department that employees be able to attend work onsite and to do so safely, employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.  This requirement applies unless they have a medical condition which means they cannot be vaccinated against COVID -19.  Therefore, the department will ask any prospective employee, who has been identified as the preferred candidate for a role within the department, to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status prior to any offer of employment being made.  If a prospective employee has a relevant medical condition which means they cannot be vaccinated against COVID-19, they should contact the department to discuss their individual circumstances.


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

The Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) Recruitment Policy allows for priority consideration for Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

As such, these employees are strongly encouraged to submit their application through https://www.vic.gov.au/jobs-and-skills-exchange rather than via external advertisement.

For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

For further information please visit the Department of Health <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-health>

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

Assistant Accounts Payable Officer, Corporate Services  (VPS2)

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Team Leader, Accounts Payable Team | chris.chidlow@health.vic.gov.au

Assistant Accounts Payable Officer, Corporate Services  (VPS2)