Career Opportunities

Current job openings with Novella Distribution

Administration/Accounts All-Rounder

The following position is available at our Capalaba office


Novella Distribution distributes books and educational/training resources. We are seeking an experienced administration/accounts clerk to join our team in a part time capacity.

Your primary responsibilities will include answering the phone, entering orders, ordering and recording receipt of stock, applying payments, managing credits and returns and reconciling accounts. You will need to keep customers updated on their order requirements and/or order status, and follow up outstanding accounts in a friendly and timely manner.

You will also be responsible for liaising with our warehouse to make sure orders are shipped in a timely fashion and may need to pick and pack orders from time to time, when our warehouse person requires assistance.

You will also maintain product data on our e-commerce websites and inventory management system, which requires a solid understanding of excel, and data importing and exporting

To be successful in this role you will need to be good with numbers, possess sound bookkeeping skills (using a cloud based accounting program like Xero), have a responsible, can-do attitude, and be confident building healthy relationships with customers, suppliers and co-workers.

You will be joining a friendly, positive and flexible team who are committed to the success of the business.

An understanding of the book industry (or other wholesale/retail industries) would be highly regarded.


Applications Close

Wednesday, January 3rd at 5pm

* Short listed applicants must be available for interview Tuesday 9th January, 2018. 


Capalaba, QLD


Experience required

Minimum 3 years administration/bookkeeping experience


Year 12 or above, or have completed a Cert IV or higher in relevant field since leaving school

(additional experience may be considered instead)


Days of Work

Monday to Friday


Hours of Work

27.5 hours per week (9am to 2.30pm Monday to Friday) 


Start Date (to be confirmed)

16th January, 2018

Primary Duties:

Order entry from customer phone calls, emails, faxes

Answering customer enquiries by phone and email

Ordering and recording receipt of stock

Applying payments and reconciling accounts

Managing customer and supplier credits and returns

Keeping customers updated on their order requirements and/or order status

Following up outstanding accounts in a friendly and timely manner.

Data cleaning/updates using Excel spreadsheets

Maintain and update data on e-commerce websites and inventory system

Ensuring orders are promptly and accurately packed and dispatched

Other duties as required



Clear communication skills and customer service knowledge

Good with numbers and details

Experience using an online accounting package such as Xero

Professional, friendly manner,

Responsible and self motivated

Team player but can work alone when required

Sound understanding of inventory management

Excellent organisational and time management skills

Intermediate computer skills (Mac preferred but not essential)

Intermediate Excel skills

Flexible and willing to help in other areas if required


How to Apply

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