Accounts Payable Administrator - 6 Month Fixed Term Contract

Kmart Australia & NZ

Location: Mulgrave

Job Type: Full time


K MART Australia Ltd

Brighter Futures Start Here

As Australia’s biggest and most loved retailer, we’ve been brightening up everyday life for families for over 50 years. At our stores, distribution centres, and offices in Australia and New Zealand. All around the globe. Our diverse and inclusive 47,000 strong team come together for a common cause. Giving families easy access to our on-trend products and incredibly low prices – it’s the heart of everything we do.

As a leader in the retail market, we’re optimistic about our future and yours. We’re relentless in our pursuit for results, but changing at a rapid rate, giving you challenging work that you’ll be proud of. We celebrate your uniqueness and individuality. Because at Kmart it’s not just what you do, it’s who you are that makes every day living brighter.

Join the team

Reporting into the Accounts Payable Team Leader, the role of Accounts Payable Administrator is central to the finance function and works within a large team environment. You will work with diverse internal and external stakeholders to deliver timely Kmart’s key strategic projects and corporate plan. The role acts as a trusted business partner for all of our strategic projects and will see you support with business case preparation, quarterly reviews and ad hoc analysis support.

What you’ll be doing

As an Accounts Payable Administrator working for Kmart you will:

  • Process a high volume of International Supply Chain invoices in a fast paced environment.
  • Review invoices for GST and tax compliance and approved contracted rates
  • Ensure invoices are coded and approved correctly in accordance with Kmart Delegation of Authority
  • 3 way matching of invoices to Purchase orders
  • Prepare and process daily journals, monthly accruals, and reconciliations
  • Manage and action queries from generic mailboxes

To be successful in this role you’ll have

  • Exceptional attention to detail and take initiative in following through to resolution.
  • The ablity to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Effective planning and time management skills
  • The ability to work autonomously as well as in a team environment
  • Excellent problem solving, decision making and analytical skills.
  • The ability to identify areas for improvement and adapt to new tasks.
  • Sound knowledge of SAP Financial System is desirable but not essential
  • Computer literacy including Microsoft package with intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Well-developed numeracy skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including appropriate manner and ability to effectively handle telephone queries
  • Understanding of the basic accounting principles including GST issues.

Benefits we’ll offer you

  • Flexible hybrid working options through our Flex Where, Flex When, Flex Well policy, spending 60% of your week in our National Office
  • A team member discount card that gives you a discount at Kmart, Target, Bunnings, and Officeworks
  • A free OnePass membership offering free delivery across Kmart, Target & Catch on eligible products
  • Access to the Kmart for You benefits program which entitles you to exclusive discounts and benefits in the areas of entertainment, travel, lifestyle, and health – with over 60 suppliers!
  • We want you to feel rewarded for your commitment and hard work that's why everyone gets the opportunity to participate in a bonus program
  • Free onsite parking when you’re required to come into the office
  • We offer inclusive parental leave, a family room and ongoing support offered though our partnership with Circle In for team members of all backgrounds and family circumstances
  • A dynamic learning and support program
  • Opportunity to fast track your career through our Mentor Program as a Mentee or Mentor
  • In-house café that serves breakfast, lunch and includes a collaborative space to work in
  • A reflection room that can be used for prayer, meditation, or time for you
  • A Kudos recognition program, where you are nominated by your peers to spin a wheel, to win a stack of cool prizes
  • Regular product sample sales with loads of discounted items to purchase
  • Wesfarmers is Kmart’s parent company and each year eligible employees can elect to purchase shares through a salary sacrifice arrangement
  • Great career opportunities across the broader Wesfarmers Group

We’re here to make everyday living brighter

From humble beginnings in Burwood East, Victoria, in 1969, we’re now an essential part of 300 communities, and proud of it! From bedding to apparel to kitchenware and beyond. We’re designing and creating the products people reach for every day. In-store, online, or Click & Collect – getting the products we love into the hands of happy customers is what we aim to do best. From the remote outback to coastal towns and big cities, and everywhere in-between. We’re progressive in our pursuit to create seamless customer journeys for satisfied shoppers.

A place you can belong

At Kmart, we celebrate the rich diversity of the communities in which we operate and are committed to creating inclusive and safe environments where all our team members can contribute and succeed. We believe that all team members should feel valued, respected and safe irrespective of your gender, ethnicity, indigeneity, religious beliefs, education, age, disability, family responsibilities, sexual orientation and gender identity and we encourage applications from all candidates.

We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to be their best, when applying for a role or working at Kmart. We encourage you to tell us about any workplace adjustments that you would like, by emailing

If you would like to explore a career with Kmart and this sounds like the perfect role for you – apply now!

We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.


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