Supplier Services Assistant

Target Australia

Location: Williams Landing

Job Type: Full time


Target Australia Pty Ltd

Who are We?

At Target, we’re getting back to what we’re famous for - real quality, that’s really affordable.
We’re making products that stand up to the test of everyday life, at prices that don’t cost the earth.
We’re making mums happy. Kids smile. Family life, that little bit easier.

We’re making sure every Australian can enjoy our products, whilst making a positive difference to our planet so families can trust and rely on us for generations to come.
That’s the Target Australians need right now. And that’s the Target we’re here to be.

As an iconic Australian retailer with over 115 stores nationally and a rapidly growing online presence, we’re immensely proud of our history and need people to join us who are as excited by our future as we are.

That's Target!

What will you do?

As a Supplier Services Assistant you will support Supplier Services with supplier queries, payments, exceptions, and reporting. Additionally, you will liaise with the offshore finance team to ensure Supplier Services tasks are completed accurately and in a timely manner. To support simplification and automation leading to overall efficiencies in Finance in line with Targets goals and values.

Other responsibilities will include:

  • Support with the management of Supplier Services activities, including liaising between Target and the offshore Accounts Payable team
  • Create and develop processes to meet operational needs, improve accuracy and efficiency of the overall accounts payable function
  • Lead key finance projects to simplify and automate process
  • Support with the Supplier Registration process
  • Provide ongoing reporting around accounts payable, and supplier services functions to aid business performance
  • Own the induction, coaching and development to create a high performing team with clear measures, development plans and support mechanisms to establish succession plans and talent pipelines
  • Lead the Target vision, strategy and values within the team and across the organization
  • Accountable for a safe workplace by identifying and reporting safety concerns and leading by example by maintaining a safe working environment and demonstrating safe working behaviour

What are we looking for?

We are looking for someone who can step straight in with a sound understanding of Accounts Payable and takes initiative to lead by taking accountability for process improvement and simplification.

Other capabilities will include:

  • Experienced working with an outsourced service provider
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of ODBMS an advantage
  • Good knowledge of SAP
  • Experience in business process improvement
  • Accounts experience in a fast-paced high-volume environment
  • Bachelor of Commerce or equivalent is an advantage
  • Experience supervising a team to achieve results

What will you get?

Target has some great benefits, including:

  • Great career opportunities across the Wesfarmers Group
  • Team Member discounts across Target, Kmart, Bunnings and Officeworks.
  • A free One Pass membership offering free delivery across Kmart, Target & Catch on eligible product
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program
  • Convenient location next to freeway and train station, with free onsite parking and a café!
  • Novated leasing options
  • Paid parental leave scheme
  • Flexible hybrid work arrangements
  • Reflection room, space for prayer, meditation, or time for yourself
  • A dynamic learning and support program
  • Opportunity in Wesfarmers Share Plan access (where eligible)and to participate in a bonus program (where eligible).

Target values diversity and we pride ourselves on representing the diverse and multicultural communities of which we are a part.

As part of our recruitment process, we will be conducting Pre-Employment Checks with our successful candidates – this will include a police check. Talent Acquisition will provide further updates to candidates as they progress through our recruitment process.

Candidates interested in this position should apply directly to this advertisement as we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies.
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