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Assistant Accountant

Beaumont People
  • Excellent location – easy commute (8 mins walk from Central) – Surry Hills (2010)
  • Work in a small, collaborative team committed to continuous improvement
  • Full-time, will consider applications seeking 4 days a week as well

About our client

Girl Guides NSW, ACT & NT is part of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts with a clear mission of empowering girls and young women to discover their potential as leaders of their world. Guides provides girls and young women with fantastic opportunities to meet personal challenges, develop team-building and leadership skills and make new friends.

The role:

The Assistant Accountant will report to the Finance Manager and work collaboratively in a small team. They will deliver excellent customer service to the office team and to Guides volunteers with finance-related queries.

  • Process and reconcile transactions in Xero in a timely/accurate manner and prepare invoices for contributions to centrally managed expenses
  • Liaise with members/stakeholders for prompt collection/resolution of aged receivables
  • Day to day financial transactions (ex; verifying, classifying, computing, and recording data)
  • Assist with finance functions such as financial month-end processes, annual budget processes, and audit preparation
  • Provide excellent customer service to staff, members, and volunteers with finance-related questions
  • Support the Finance team with member support including Insurance and the Investment and Building Fund
  • Ad hoc finance administration projects as requested by the Finance Manager
  • Work with a proven, experienced, and competent Finance team

Essential requirements:

You will excel in a fast-paced environment, have strong attention to detail and be a team player with the aptitude to collaborate to achieve outcomes.

  • Previous experience in a similar finance role and experience with accounting software (Xero preferred but not a must have)
  • Advanced skills across Microsoft Office applications, and excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Passion for delivering high-level customer service to internal/external stakeholders
  • Girl Guides membership will be favourably regarded
  • Experience in a membership/NFP organisation will be highly regarded
  • Pre-employment checks will be conducted in line with the requirements of the position and include a Working with Children Check, a National Police Check and two Referee Checks

Girl Guides NSW, ACT & NT is an inclusive employer. Commitment to diversity and inclusion is an essential underpinning of the Guide Promise and Law and a fundamental requirement for an organisation seeking to serve the Australian community.

We strive to reflect the community in which we operate and aim to support; thus, we welcome and encourage applications from skilled people from all walks of life. This includes women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with a disability, sexually and gender diverse people and people of all ages.

How to Apply:

If this sounds like something that you would be interested in, please apply directly to the advertisement with your full resume and a tailored cover letter.

Beaumont People has been retained to recruit this role on behalf of Girl Guides NSW, ACT & NT, please contact Diana Linde (diana@beaumontpeople.com.au, using the subject line: Assistant Accountant enquiry via EthicalJobs) at Beaumont People if you have any queries about the position.

There is no closing date for this role, all applications will be reviewed as they are received, and successful applicants will be contacted.

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