Assistant Accountant – Permanent Part Time Position

With competitive rates of pay with shift allowances, not-for-profit salary packaging benefits, visa sponsorship opportunities and a great team, Woolgoolga & District Retirement Village (WDRV) is the place for you.

WDRV’s Unique Employee Value Proposition:

  • supportive culture
  • strong leadership
  • excellent communication across the business
  • beautiful, well resourced, working environment
  • where you will be given opportunity to grow and succeed

Key responsibilities will include:

  • General Ledger Management: Maintain and update the MYOB general ledger by recording financial transactions accurately and timely.
  • Accounts Payable/Receivable: Process vendor invoices, perform reconciliations, and assist in managing accounts receivable to ensure smooth cash flow.
  • Financial Reporting: Prepare financial reports, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements, providing valuable insights to aid decision-making.
  • Bank Reconciliations: Perform regular bank reconciliations and resolve discrepancies promptly.
  • Expense Management: Review and process employee expense reports, ensuring adherence to company policies.
  • Assisting with Audits: Collaborate with the Business Manager during internal and external audits, providing necessary documentation and support.
  • Payroll Support: Assist with complex payroll processing, verifying accuracy and compliance with applicable regulations. 
  • Tax Compliance: Help ensure tax compliance by preparing and filing accurate tax returns and supporting documentation.
  • Financial Analysis: Conduct basic financial analysis to support budgeting, forecasting, and cost control initiatives.
  • Process Improvement: Identify areas for process improvement within the finance department and propose innovative solutions.
  • Contract and Asset Management:  Coordinate Contractor/Supplier Insurances, probity checks etc.  Assist with Fixed Asset Register entries, Provide admissions support for new Residents and support the Business Manager with maintaining the Bond Register and Resident Agreements.
  • Maintaining privacy & confidentiality at all times

Essential qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Proven work experience as an Assistant Accountant or in a similar role.
  • Proficiency in MYOB accounting software, MYOB Asset Manager and Microsoft Office suite or similar.
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and regulations.
  • Excellent organizational skills with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities, with a collaborative attitude.
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Ethical, reliable, and able to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Current Federal Police clearance or willing to obtain
  • Current First Aid Certificate

About you:

  • Are you detail-oriented, analytical, and passionate about numbers? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment and have a keen eye for financial accuracy? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you! Woolgoolga & District Retirement Village Ltd is currently seeking a dedicated and skilled Assistant Accountant to join our finance team.
  • At Woolgoolga & District Retirement Village Ltd, we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional services to our customers. As a leading player in the aged care and retirement living industries, we are committed to excellence, innovation, and fostering a positive work culture that promotes growth and development. As an Assistant Accountant, you will play a crucial role in maintaining our financial health and ensuring our success continues to soar.
  • Hours:   8.30am to 4.30pm 4 days per week

WDRV is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

The mission of Woolgoolga and District Retirement Village is to provide high quality, non-discriminatory, flexible, adaptive housing and aged care services to our clients. Our services are designed to promote our client’s dignity, health, happiness and participation in the community.

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