Debtors and Human Resources Assistant


McKinley Plowman is an expanding company offering exciting career opportunities for both established professionals as well as those entering the accounting, financial planning or finance sectors.

Since establishing our business in 1997, we have worked hard at attracting and retaining the high calibre professionals who continue to drive the success of our company.

Those who join us find a stimulating inclusive workplace culture, ongoing professional development and flexible leave and working arrangements to accommodate family and study commitments.

Our commitment to providing a vibrant workplace is partly framed by the early professional experiences of the founding partners; and our work is guided by our core values

McKinley Plowman employs experienced professionals, graduates and undergraduates, and welcomes those who are seeking a career change.

Flexible leave entitlements allow undergraduates to continue to attend daytime lectures, while our coaching programs provide access to the extensive local and international experience of our senior management team.

At McKinley Plowman we also pride ourselves on having fun.

Working life includes regular social days such as the Melbourne Cup, charity events and monthly sundowners.

Team members also have access to regular shiatsu massages.

Our state-of-the art purpose-built premises offers facilities for one-to-one consultations, training seminars and group meetings.

The iconic building also offers a fully equipped gym, a rooftop bar, entertaining facilities and a putt putt course that is discreetly woven through the office corridors.

Keep an eye on this page for current accounting jobs in Joondalup with McKinley Plowman.

Debtors and Human Resources Assistant

October 15th, 2018


A successful candidate should have:

  • Prior experience in a debtor clerk role (essential)
  • Processing fortnightly payroll for a medium sized company (essential)
  • Working history within a professional office environment
  • Assisting clients in handling their overdue debt
  • Managing various email accounts and their required actions
  • Good understanding of payroll legislation and processes
  • Working history within a team with shared goals and outcomes

Duties (incl. but not limited to):


  • Timely follow up on outstanding and overdue debts
  • Maintain credit control notes
  • Manage client queries and identify issues of non-payment
  • Liaise with Partners and Client Manager in regards to account queries

HR Administration

  • Provide administrative support for the recruitment and on boarding process
  • Assist in general administrative support for all HR related activities, including record keeping/scanning and filing of HR documents
  • Process fortnightly payroll
  • Opportunity to develop your finance administration skills and take on more responsibility.

Required Skills & Qualities

  • Dealing with Clients face to face, via email and/or over the phone
  • Confidence with debtor enquiries, including pursuing aged debt
  • Confidence in dealing with internal stakeholders at all levels
  • Ability to negotiate when faced with difficult situations
  • Payroll processing and administration skills
  • Ad-hoc finance administration skills
  • Ability to follow prescribed policies and procedures
  • Good working knowledge of Xero (essential)
  • Working knowledge of APS (desirable)
  • Intermediate skill level with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to multitask and adapt to the demands of the firm
  • Able to work under pressure and consistently deliver quality results
  • Ability to think outside the box and implement process improvements
  • Good attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Excellent organisational skills and time management
  • Flexibility in adapting to changing priorities
  • A genuine desire to help clients and colleagues
  • Confidence in handling challenging situations
  • Ability to work more or less hours as needed to cover staff absences or increased seasonal workloads
  • Willingness to take on new tasks as the business grows
  • Exposure to a professional services environment will be highly regarded


Financial Planning Customer Service Officer

October 15th, 2018

CONTRACT ROLE (Initial 6 month contract)

A successful candidate should have:

  • Minimum 2 years experience in a similar role
  • Proficient with Xplan
  • First rate communication skills and attention to detail
  • Enjoy working in a collaborative, values-driven team

Duties (incl. but not limited to):

  • Preparation of review information for clients
  • Coordinate client appointments for client advisers
  • Implementation of advice including insurance, superannuation and investment recommendations
  • General support and assistance to the Financial Planning team

Contract length:

We are looking to offer this role on a 6 month fixed-term contract as maternity leave cover, with a view to a future permanent role for the right person. If you’re looking for flexible hours, we are more than happy to discuss this and accommodate where possible (30 hrs p/week minimum)


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