Accounts Payable Administration Assistant

Metro Trains Melbourne

Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


Metro moves you around Melbourne.

As the city’s metropolitan rail service, Metro operates 226 six carriage trains across 998 kilometres of track, transporting 450,000 customers each day. We aim to encourage the Melbourne community’s vibrant and ever evolving lifestyles, by providing a seamless transport solution to keep individuals connected.

With 15 lines, 222 stations and services seven days a week, Metro can take you wherever you’re headed across the city, whenever you want to go.


  • Full time, permanent
  • Melbourne Location

Position Purpose

We are looking for motivated and experienced Accounts Payable Administration Assistant to join our Finance team and contribute to the achievement of financial goals for Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM). The Accounts Payable Administration Assistant will be responsible for ensuring that the creditor invoices are processed accurately and paid in accordance with their contractual payment terms and act as the first point of contact for all district suppliers and internal customer queries. Reporting to the Team Leader Accounts Payable, this role will work in a supportive team environment that values unique and diverse thinking.

About the Role:

As the Accounts Payable Administration Assistant, you will:

  • Act as financial representative across the ALL Group to ensure cost integrity and the accurate reporting of financial results in individual Monthly Reports
  • Assist as required with half year and end of year financial audits, PTV Compliance audit and various other audit programs.
  • Assist as required with the month end process, annual budget, quarterly forecasts, and any other Corporate Finance requirements
  • Assist in the preparation and reconciliation of main supplier reconciliations and maintain supplier reconciliation register
  • Assist the accurate capture of staff/contractor timesheets and input into Mincom including follow up/ correction of timesheets where necessary
  • Liaise with project managers/ officers to ensure the accurate and timely presentation of supplier invoices for payment

What's in it for You:

  • Metro supports work/life balance and understands that there is more to life than work. We provide opportunities to work from home as agreed with your line manager aligned with achieving required business outcomes and MTM Flexible Work policy
  • All Metro employees receive a freeMyki Pass that allows free Public Transport in Victoria
  • Have a significant impact on improving current processes and initiatives
  • Work with a supportive, down to earth team of individuals from varying backgrounds and experiences
  • Access to a wide range of Corporate discounts

About Us:

Our aim is to promote work/life balance, allow members to bring their unique selves to work and be truly focused on a common goal which is to provide a world-class railway service. Furthermore, you will work in a highly supportive team environment that empowers you to make decisions, values your ideas and contributions, and encourages career development.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at Metro

At Metro, we know that a diverse, equitable, and inclusive company is a more innovative and successful one. We strive for a workplace where everyone is treated fairly and respectfully, where all have equal access to opportunities and resources, where individuals can do their best and contribute to our success, and can bring their whole selves to work. We encourage all interested applicants to apply.

You can find out how Metro’s DEI strategy is progressing, here:

Metro, in partnership with WORK180, is proud to be endorsed as an Employer of Choice for Women. WORK180 promotes organisational standards that raise the bar for women in the workplace. You can find out more about this here:

About You:

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Completed Year 12 VCE or equivalent​
  • A tertiary qualification in Business or Accounting with CPA or ICAA status (desirable)
  • Experience and understanding of key accounting concepts
  • Familiarity with financial reporting systems, management information systems and computer-based systems
  • Familiarity in the preparation and collation of financial information
  • Previous exposure to project accounting (preferred)

This is a fantastic opportunity to build on the career you've developed to date and take it to the next level by making a tangible impact that matters.

If what you’ve read resonates with your values, experience and career aspiration then we want to hear from you!

You’ve got this!