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Livestock Accounts Payable and Finance Officer

Plant/Site:  JBS Southern Operations Office
Req Id:  11768
Date Posted:  23-Nov-2021

JBS Australia’s Southern Division, headquartered in Melbourne, has the largest multi-species processing facility in Australia, processing beef, sheep, and goats. JBS Southern processing facilities have access to all major international markets, providing our livestock suppliers with a range of markets and brand opportunities.


About the Role

Reporting to the Senior Management Accountant, Southern Operations, this role will deliver both accurate and timely payment of livestock invoices.  Our position will also provide support to other areas of the Southern Operations Accounting function which may include month-end process or more.


The role’s responsibilities include (but not limited to)

  • Accurate and timely payment of livestock invoices for 5 sites
  • Reconciliation of payments by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances
  • Liaising with and responding to enquires from (external and internal) buyers, vendors and key stakeholders
  • Administration tasks including AR service kill, staff meat orders, cash sales reconciliation & vendor verification
  • Support and complete financial audit requests when needed
  • Weekly livestock reconciliation (SAP vs Costings)
  • Running weekly Finish Goods Inventory reports
  • Month-end Balance Sheet Reconciliation
  • Posting of month-end journals for livestock accruals & recurring journals
  • Other Ad-hoc duties


About you

  • Experience in a similar role with financial management knowledge
  • Demonstrated computer literacy in excel, word and outlook
  • Responds calmly in difficult situations maintaining a strong customer service focus
  • Exceptional ability to prioritise and multi-skill
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and within a team environment
  • Takes other's perspective's into consideration
  • Must be energetic, passionate and enthusiastic with a demonstrated focus on system improvement
  • Sees an opportunity & takes action
  • Makes self fully available as required


What next?

If you’re a resilient change agent and are passionate about being part of the largest meat manufacturer and producer in Australia, this opportunity may be for you. If you can demonstrate the above experience and qualities, apply now.


If you have any questions, please contact Melinda Weir on Melinda.Weir@jbssa.com.au