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Accounts Receivable Officer
Auckland Auckland New Zealand
Full Time
Swire Shipping
  • Global organisation
  • CBD location
  • Opportunity to gain massive range of experience and growth
  • Strong culture of staff support and training

About the role

Reporting to the Financial Accounting Manager, the Accounts Receivable Officer is responsible for the accurate and timely processing and monitoring of the accounts receivable function for the company interests in New Zealand.

Some of the key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Ensuring all revenues due for standard charges are invoiced accurately. Raising, issuing, and processing ad-hoc / manual invoices for non-standard charges and cost recoveries
  • Raising, issuing, and processing credit notes
  • Allocating and processing remittances received from customers. Following up with customers as necessary to obtain details of remittances or resolve any variances
  • Generating and issuing statements to customers on regular monthly basis as well as on request or on ad-hoc basis to facilitate collection of amounts due
  • Reviewing customer credit terms and managing set-up of new customers
  • Preparing reports to meet stakeholder needs and provide a view on receivables status - weekly and monthly as necessary

Skills / experience required:

  • Minimum 2 years' work experience in an Accounts Receivable role
  • NCEA Level 3 or equivalent with further qualifications well regarded, especially in Accounting
  • Working proficiency in accounting systems especially in the debtor functions. Experience with SAP and Cargowise would be an advantage
  • Proven ability to communicate verbally and in writing with people at all levels
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with large volumes of data with a strong attention to detail
  • Fast and accurate processing skills
  • Experience in shipping / logistics would be of benefit although not essential


  • Competitive pay
  • Medical insurance for you and your immediate family
  • Life and income protection insurance

About us:

The China Navigation Company (CNCo) is the deep-sea shipping arm of John Swire & Sons Ltd, a privately held company with a long and distinguished history of trading and operating in the Far East. China Navigation is proud to have provided over 140 years of shipping services, spanning the globe. The Head office is located in Singapore, with regional offices in the UK, China, Hong Kong, India, Australia, New Zealand and across the Pacific Islands.

If you would like more information about this opportunity or to submit your application, please send your resume and covering letter by close of business by 23rd June 2017

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