Reardon - Treasury Settlements Officer - Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Maureen Reardon

Melbourne, VIC, Australia


Treasury Settlements Officer


FX processing, payments and receipts, bank account reconciliations, SAP FX processing

Work History

Settlements Officer

Orica Australia Pty Ltd

October 2003 - February 2014

Responsibilities: Arrange payments via one of five banking systems depending of type and currency of payment to cover facilities such as FX, 11am, Commercial Paper, Interest Rate Swaps, Cross Currency Swaps, Drawdowns, Facility Fees, Medium-term Notes,
Ensure payments are made to Private Placement investors and that all information is kept up to date and liaise with lawyers regarding any notes sold and traded
Conduct bank reconciliations on 43 bank accounts, reconcile 11 clearing accounts and reconcile 3 general ledger accounts
Arrange charging to Accounts Payable for overseas and urgent payments
Liaise with Accounts Receivable staff on credit funds and arrange transfer of those customer payments.
Provide advice and support to Customer Service Representative and Purchasing Officers regarding our FX hedging policy and process of order coverage within the SAP system
Perform testing on database patches and other admin duties as directed

Payments Officer

Orica Australia Pty Ltd

January 2002 - September 2003

Responsibilities: Collate domestic payments from the Accounts Payable SAP into a file, review, correct errors and forward to bank for processing. Collate foreign currency payments from Accounts Payable SAP into a file, review, correct errors, process payments into banking system, arrange authorisation and forward to bank for processing. Reconcile charges from bank agree to file total, follow up any payments that were not made. Reconcile the company Visa card transactions and arrange payment.

Accounts Payable Operator


June 2001 - January 2002

Responsibilities: Processing invoices for the Explosives division of the company. Liaise with internal and external customers regarding errors and expected pay dates.

Casual Employee

Robert Half

November 2000 - June 2001

Responsibilities: Assigned to the Orica Australia Accounts Payable Operator role, later offered to me as a full time employment

Casual Employee

Integrated Management Resources

August 2000 - November 2000

Responsibilities: Assigned to Australia Post in an Accounts Payable processor position

Casual Employee


January 1998 - June 1998

Responsibilities: Casual duties as requested such as clerical work. Assigned to the Monash University Alumni Database Operator role for 3 months, which was then offered to me as a full time employment

Casual Employee

March 1997 - November 1997

Responsibilities: Perform casual employment duties as requested. Example - Despatch Clerk, Billing Officer, Type / Reception, Admin / Office duties

Casual Employee


October 1996 - March 1997

Responsibilities: Perform casual employment duties as requested. Example - Customer Service Representative, Data Ordering Clerk, Reception duties

Training Officer

May 1995 - August 1996

Admin Officer Grade 4
Responsibilities: Conduct training courses on various material and financial modules of the BISTEL system.
Analysed training documentation, made recommendations for changes and implemented changes once authorised.
Create and distribute certificates for course completion
Processing feedback questionaries from courses and arrange follow up (BISTEL is a Telstra modified version of SAP software)

Accounts Payable Supervisor, Training Officer, Purchasing Officer

July 1989 - May 1995

Admin Officer Grade 3
Responsibilities: Supervisor of a team of 9 Accounts Payable Operators
Provide daily batch reconciliations for approximately 30 Victorian metropolitan and country accounts payable areas, ensuring discrepancies were addressed
Verified incoming accounts for coding accuracy, correcting where appropriate
Liaised with Vendors and internal staff regarding payments and queries relating to the general ledger
Trained Business Units on the Accounts Payable, Invoice Matching and APES systems.
Gave input in the development / design of the APES system
Created purchase orders and ensured following up and payment of orders
Communicated with requestors, vendors and accounts payable staff of the responsibilities of the purchasing process
I held this position within three business units of Telstra.

During this time I was also given temporary promotions to the following positions:
Paymaster Clerk: Complete running of cheques printing for all Telstra payments within Victorian and a small number of country staff wage cheques
Electronic Data Interface Contract Clerk: Arrange contracts between various companies and Telstra for purchase orders and invoices to be sent via electronica exchange, ensuring each morning that the information was transferred without corruption

Accounts Payable Operator, - Admin Officer Grade


March 1989 - July 1989

Responsibilities: Batching and processing of Telecom accounts
Creation of vendors to the FAMIS database to enable payments
Provide payments for Revenue Refunds
Liaise with internal and external customers
Also temporary promoted to the Admin Officer Grade 3 position that I later was given

Alumni Database Operator

Monash University

February 1988 - August 2000

Responsibilities: Perform updates to graduate records, organisations, current students, high school students and politicians including names, addresses, employment information, degrees (both Monash and other institutions), awards, events, interests and relations (martial & family) to the Advance Database with the Alumni association. Maintain mailing lists and control of mail outs, locate and merge any duplications, enter biographical information and comments in relation to notable alumni. Process collected census data, Alumni membership information (after the checking process), and gifts given to the Association, make recommendations for procedure changes or system updates, obtain information sources and contact and arrange to research information.

Vendor Clerk

September 1988 - March 1989

Admin Officer Grade 2
Responsibilities: Checking and creating staff and supplier vendors for a new Telecom Network Engineering database

Costing Accounting Clerk, - Admin Officer Grade

June 1988 - September 1988

Responsibilities: Helped compile spreadsheets with figures of Telecom Expenditure obtained from the general ledger
Provide costing checks, and creations
General Ledger enquiries


February 1986 - August 1996

Data Process Operator

February 1986 - July 1986

Grade 1
Responsibilities: Received 3 weeks training before transferring to a live pool to perform input of Telecom documents to the Infra-Red Computer system

Pay by Phone' Clerk


December 1985 - February 1986

Casual Employment
Responsibilities: Accept Calls from customers and enter details to pay their accounts by credit card
Directing callers to appropriate area for billing enquiries
This position was on a casual basis of 3 days per week.

Qualifications & Certifications


Monash University

La Trobe University

Communication Skill

Lakeside High School

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