Financial & Payables Analyst

Financial & Payables Analyst

Sbs | sydney, NSW, AU

Posted a month ago

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At SBS, we embrace difference, and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

We also acknowledge the unique contribution that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples make to our society and our workplace through their enduring and continued connection to land, sea, sky and community.

About Us

SBS is one of the world's most unique and innovative media organisations, producing trusted, meaningful and engaging content that exists for all Australians to inspire, support and celebrate the diversity of our multicultural society. 

Our purpose, for the last 40 years, has reflected and explored the evolving diversity of Australia, investing in initiatives to deepen its connections with communities, sharing their stories and giving a voice to those often unheard, with the aim of increasing understanding and respect of the differences that make up Australia.

SBS is a truly distinctive network, showcasing multicultural, multilingual and First Nations stories otherwise untold in the Australian media.

The Department

Positioned within our SBS Media Sales team this role provides analytical and payables support to the Business Operations team. This includes being a key point of contact for the Finance Division on all accounts payable functions, processing & overseeing payments of high volume invoices, and liaising with key stakeholders to maintain efficient systems and processes.

The Role

Reporting into the Senior Analyst Planning & Reporting Divisional Manager for Planning and Reporting within our SBS Media team this role will see you doing the following: 

  • Process high volume accounts payable and contractor invoices, including monitoring/tracking payments.
  • Be a key point of contact with Finance and People & Culture to ensure payments are made to suppliers in an efficient & timely manner
  • Provide end of month support including cost tracking and journals
  • Assist with reporting and financial analysis using a range of tools and platforms
  • It is a requirement of this role that incumbents are fully vaccinated with an approved Covid-19 vaccination in line with the ATAGI guidelines which include booster shots. We do however have a medical exemption process and we would be happy to discuss your application should this be applicable to you.

    About you:

  • Outstanding attention to detail with demonstrated experience in financial accounting/analysis, including a solid understanding of accounting principles
  • Previous experience in processing high volume accounts payable invoices
  • Exposure to data analytical tools (eg. Tableau, Cognos) is preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively and contribute alongside multiple teams
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Demonstrated client service approach
  • Feel, like you meet most, but perhaps not all the criteria listed? Then, send through your detail as whilst we have specific requirements in mind we can look at how we can bridge the gaps!

    Some of the reasons to consider working with us:

  • The people! a genuine sense of feeling included (we truly celebrate and welcome difference!) and being part of one of the most inclusive companies in Australia!
  • The culture and the engagement of our workforce, we are proud to have an employee engagement score of 82% with low levels of employee turnover.
  • A brand that is not only recognisable but trusted and established, we have been broadcasting for over 40 years and we’re not done yet!
  • We offer a range of benefits from, health care checks, salary packaging, Employee Assistance Programme, flexible work arrangements and for our Sydney based employee’s free gym membership!
  • We also love to promote from within! we have allocated funds to do just that and help with training gaps when moving from role to role.
  • Want to learn more? Then hit apply and take the first step to applying not just for another job but a possible whole new career in a purpose led organisation!

    Not quite the right role for you? No problem, how about popping your details into our talent pool? Email us at to let us know what roles would be of interest to you and we will keep you informed of when they arise! (If you no longer want to be listed in our talent pool, then just email us and let us know and we will remove your detail).

    For other opportunities within our organisation please visit our careers website SBS Careers - Working at SBS

    Reasonable adjustments

    SBS recognises that everyone is unique, and you might require some adjustments to ensure you have the best opportunity to apply and put your skills forward for consideration. If we can make some adjustments to the SBS recruitment/interview process to better enable you to shine, then please contact and let us know.

    Adjustments include but are not limited to; alternative application methods, interview setups, physical requirements, guidance for trans or gender diverse applicants, specific interview availability times and more.

    To find out more about reasonable adjustments with SBS, please view our video here.

    We are shortlisting applications as they come in, so don’t delay, apply today!