Accounting / Finance
Posted: 02-07-2024

 Morobe, Papua New Guinea

 Accounting / Finance



Swift Agencies (PNG) Limited is an Integrated Customs & Logistics Company with established expertise in international business. We specialize in Customs Brokerage and associated services such as Import & Export, International & Domestic Freight Forwarding, Cargo Consolidation, Shipping, Warehousing, Container Depot and Cartage.

Swift Agencies (PNG) Limited has immediate vacancies for appropriately qualified, experienced and highly motivated candidate with the personal drive to produce real results.

Applicants must be Lae based and able to demonstrate that they of sound reputation and character.


Role Overview

Reporting to the Accounts Supervisor, the Accounts Payable Officer will be responsible to maintain processing and payment of vendor invoices accurately and in a timely manner.



  • Check accuracy of invoices
  • Input and code invoices to cost center
  • Process invoices
  • Match Invoices with Purchase Order (if applicable)
  • Send invoices to manager for payment approval
  • First point of contact with Debtors chasing payment of invoices
  • Update and maintain vendor database in a timely manner
  • Perform reconciliations including supplier statement reconciliations and more
  • Support the month end process by providing supporting documentation for month end journals
  • Report on Aged Payables plus other ad hoc reporting where applicable
  • Identify improvements to the accounts payable process.


Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to work as a team
  • Solid understanding of basic Accounting and accounts payable principles
  • Accurate data entry skills
  • Ability to build good relationships with vendors and suppliers
  • Ability to prioritize and multi task
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a broader team


Technical Skills:

  1. Diploma in Accounting or related field
  2. More than 3 years’ work experience ‘in AP can substitute for educational requirements
  3. Proven ability to calculate, post and manage financial records
  4. Familiarity with Accounting software programs
  5. Ability to create and edit excel spreadsheets
  6. Intermediate computer software skills, including excel and accounting packages applicable
  7. Identify improvements to the accounts payable process



  • National Police Character Clearance of one or more than 5 months old
  • Three references from previous employer.

This application will close on the 07th of July 2024.

To apply please send your application to:

The Human Resource Officer,
Swift Agencies (PNG) Limited,
P O Box 1982,
Lae 411,
Morobe Province or email directly to [email protected]

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