AU Bookkeeper (SIM0001)

The Bookkeeper will be responsible for the accurate and timely recording of financial transactions, purchases, sales, receipts, and payments.


  • Reconciliations and month-end
    • Reconcile bank accounts and credit cards in Xero, resolve any failed/bounced payments
    • Reconcile GL accounts by month-end timelines as per the company`s bookkeeping manual and company`s Finance policy
    • Process payroll journals, and reconcile payroll clearing account in accordance with month-end timelines
    • Maintain Fixed asset register and process associated journals including depreciation
    • Complete monthly reconciliation pack and associated journals in accordance with month-end timelines e.g. Income and expense accruals, prepayments, leave provisions.
    • Collaborate and communicate with Finance Business Partners to ensure accuracy and timely compliance
  • Accounts Receivable
    • Process invoices in Xero
    • Maintain debtor ledger in Xero
    • Implement and oversee a collections process including regular communcation to stakeholders of outstanding amounts and actions to chase outstanding invoices
  • Accounts Payable
    • Process supplier invoices in Xero, including GL code
    • Process employee expense reimbursement requests
    • Post credit card transactions including GL coding and attaching relevant documentation
    • Send reminders for bills awaiting approval in the accounting system
    • Set up payment batches for approved bills and submit to relevant payment authorizer for approval
    • Send remittance advices to paid suppliers
    • Manage unpaid supplier invoices
    • Maintain creditor files
    • Implement and oversee AP process each week/fortnight included commication on when invoices need to be submitted / cut off times and approval deadlines
  • Tax / Compliance
    • Assist Finance Business Partners with preparation of monthly BAS.Assist Finance Business Partners with preparation of monthly PAYGW review.
    • Assist in yearly FBT reviews and workings.
  • Learning & Development
    • Proactively display and maintain an understanding of the skills, knowledge and competencies required to perform the role.
    • Identify issues and independently seek a resolution, utilising the support and knowledge of colleagues.
    • Work cooperatively with others, providing a positive influence.
  • Cashflow forecast
    • Maintain a cashflow forecast to ensure sufficient cashflow is held in the business


  • 3+ years of Australian accounting and bookkeeping foundations
  • Formal accounting qualifications such as a Diploma in Accounting or Bachelor’s Degree
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and collaborative skills.
  • Proficient in Xero, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Teams
  • Experience in Accounts Payable, Bank reconciliations, and posting manual journals
  • Proficient in MS Office (excel & word)
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience with Astute, Employment Hero, and Astute Payroll are ideal