Assistant Accountant

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About us

The Health Services Union NSW/ACT/QLD is a growing 45,000-member strong union that aims to use its collective power to build a fair and just society through improving conditions for our members in the health and aged care industry. The organisation’s annual turnover is approximately $24m, with an employee base of approximately 120 staff. 

About the role

Reporting to the Deputy Manager, Finance the primary focus of this role is to support the business with the day-to-day accounting functions. This full-time position is a diverse and challenging role which offers direct hands-on accounting functions. Standard office hours are Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm. This position is based at the HSU office in CBD Sydney.

Remuneration $78,797.00 per annum plus superannuation and other generous benefits.

The Position:

  • Accounts payable and weekly creditor payment runs.
  • Processing and reconciliation of staff expenses & credit card transactions
  • Assisting with financial transactions and monthly reconciliations
  • Reconciliation of memberships fees received with the CRM program.
  • Cashflow analysis and reporting
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Have active involvement with systems / process improvement and ad-hoc projects.

The Candidate:

  • Strong work ethic
  • Competent in MYOB & Excel
  • Strong accounting conceptual abilities
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to organise workload & organise competing deadlines.
  • Work collaboratively with other teams & Branches.
  • Self-starter.
  • Can work with limited supervision.

To apply, email your application to using the subject line: Assistant Accountant by COB 17 May 2021.

Please note that due to the expected volume of responses; only short-listed candidates will be contacted in relation to their applications.