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Accounts Payable Officer

Reporting to the Senior Financial Accountant this newly designed role will provide end to end accounts payable process management for MSF Australia and MSF New Zealand.  

With a focus on the timely completion of accounts payable, bank reconciliations, invoicing and expense reporting this collaborative role will support the finance team and liaise with suppliers to ensure financial compliance and best practice.  Accountabilities will include:

  • Maintain vendors’ records
  • Preparation of the Business Activity Statements and related supporting reports
  • Management of foreign exchange and international transactions
  • Regular reconciliation and monitoring of bank accounts
  • Assist with audits
  • Management of Donations-in-Kind Register and donations reviews
  • Systems and vendor relationship management
  • Month end bank reconciliations
  • Reporting and compliance


To be successful in this accountable and autonomous position, you will be known for your understanding of finance systems and natural ability to engage with others.  Ideally you will have a high attention to detail and will be motivated by working in the humanitarian aid sector.  Ideally you can demonstrate the following: 

  • Tertiary qualifications in Finance and previous accounts payable experience;
  • Capable time management skills and well developed problem solving ability;
  • Excellent written and verbal communications; and
  • Confident MS Office experience, NetSuite well regarded.  

To apply send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] 

Applications will be reviewed on receipt. 

For more information see the attached job description or contact Recruitment on +61 2 8570 2609 with any questions. 

In MSF Australia, we believe the following 5 values form the foundations of our culture – Transparency, Respect, Understanding of Diversity, Stepping In and CollaboraTion. 

At MSF Australia we value T.R.U.S.T as an essential element to how we operate and believe that these organisation values flow from this trust that we build.  

MSF Australia is committed to creating an inclusive and belonging workplace for all our staff. We believe that a diverse team helps us better serve those most in need, we encourage flexibility (in all its forms) and we encourage people from a wide range of backgrounds to apply for this role, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, LGBTQIA+, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities. We encourage anyone to request support if you think you may require reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process. 

Please note: 

A criminal record check may be required as part of the selection process. Applicants with criminal records will not automatically be ineligible for the position they are applying for.   

Médecins Sans Frontières Australia has a Child Protection Policy and Covid-19 vaccination policy in place, all employees are required to comply with these policies.