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Accounts Receivable Specialist



Accounting & Finance, Sales & Business Development
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

At Podium, our mission is to help local businesses win. Our lead conversion platform, powered by AI and integrations, helps local businesses convert leads faster, communicate easier, and make more sales. Every day, thousands of local businesses utilize our review management, communication, marketing, and payments products.

Our work and focus on helping local businesses thrive has been recognized across the industry, including Forbes’ Next Billion Dollar Startups, Forbes’ Cloud 100, the Inc. 5000, and Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies.

At Podium, we believe in fostering a culture that thrives on hiring and developing exceptional talent. Our operating principles serve as a compass, guiding daily behavior and decision-making, and ensure we hire people who will thrive at Podium. If you resonate with our operating principles and are energized by our mission, Podium will be a great place for you!

The role
As Podium Australia’s Accounts Receivable Specialist, you will be reporting into our Senior Staff Accountant in Australia and working with a dynamic, global team assisting both the Melbourne and Utah offices. Primary responsibilities will include accounts receivable, billing and deal desk related tasks. You may also assist in other areas such as accounts payable, bank reconciliations and month-end close. Being the newest member of our international accounting team means there is room for development. We offer plenty of growth at Podium along with all the support you need to be successful in your role.

What you will be doing:

  • Perform accounts receivable functions, including preparing and amending customer invoices and communicating with customers regarding billing enquiries
  • Assisting with deal desk functions ensuring the accuracy of our Q2C process
  • Coordinate with Sales, CX and various other departments to ensure accuracy of customer billing
  • Validate inputs to ensure system integrity
  • Be a source of knowledge on Salesforce Billing
  • Assist in month end reconciliations and other close processes
  • Assist with preparation of schedules for financial statement audit
  • Conduct ad hoc financial/operational analysis as required
  • Assist with other accounting/finance projects

What you bring:

  • 2+ years related experience and bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • Excellent interpersonal, decision-making and analytical abilities
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive, quick learner with strong team spirit
  • Attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong knowledge of Excel/Sheets
  • SaaS industry experience highly regarded
  • Experience with Salesforce and NetSuite preferred

What we bring:

  • Real growth and career development opportunities, we’re still young in Australia with plenty of room to grow.
  • A unique product that makes an actual impact on the local businesses you love and support.
  • Equity/stock options for all employees - 'Be a Founder' and be rewarded as one at Podium.
  • A generous $600 monthly ‘Benefits & Wellbeing’ allowance, spent how you please
  • Free snacks and drinks, which are always stocked up.
  • You'll find Podium in the Queen & Collins building with access to end of trip facilities, bike storage, lockers and a brand new Podium Australia HQ.