Accounts Payable Specialist (Iplex, Palmerston North)

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Finance
  • Business Group:Iplex NZ
  • Location:Palmerston North
  • Job Reference:IPX/31986
  • Closing Date:21 Jun 2023


Accounts Payable Specialist

Iplex is a leading manufacturer and supplier of high-quality piping systems for a wide range of applications.  Our commitment to excellence and innovation has earned us a reputation as a reliable and trusted provider, and we are proud to be part of the successful Fletcher Building Group of companies.

Right now, we are seeking an experienced Accounts Payable Specialist to join our fabulous finance team. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring accurate processing of invoices, maintaining vendor accounts, and handling payments in a timely and efficient manner. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is passionate about their work and has a keen eye for detail. The business has approx. $170M turnover, 1200 clients, 200 staff nationally and of that about 140 at our Palmerston North site where this position will be based.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Process invoices, ensuring accurate coding and approval
  • Reconcile supplier statements and resolve discrepancies
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date accounts payable records
  • Prepare and process payments to suppliers
  • Respond to supplier queries in a timely and professional manner
  • Liaise with other departments to ensure compliance with internal policies and procedures
  • Participate in month-end closing procedures


  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in an accounts payable role
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience with ERP systems is preferred, particularly SAP

What we offer:

Success in this role can lead to a range of career paths within Iplex and the wider Fletcher Building family. You will be joining our largest manufacturing site, in Palmerston North where we offer a competitive salary, a fabulous and supportive team, plus a wide range of fantastic employee benefits that come with joining one of New Zealand’s largest employers! We are also genuinely committed to your ongoing development. We are looking for someone who goes out of their way to deliver a great service. This presents a fresh opportunity to join a market leading organisation with unrivalled opportunities for career advancement across the Fletcher Building Group.  If you like to be bold then now’s your time to click apply!

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strive to create an inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply to any of our vacant positions. Talk to us about our flexible working arrangements and career pathways.