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  • Join a growing not-for-profit organisation
  • $79,531 pro rata + 10.5% super + generous salary packaging benefits + bonus leave
  • Flexible working arrangements

About Us

Children’s Ground is working to create an environment where families realise their aspirations for the next generation of children to be free from trauma and suffering, enjoy equity and safety, be able to grow into adulthood happy and healthy, and have agency over their social, cultural, political and economic life.

About the Job

We are looking for an enthusiastic Assistant Accountant to join our dynamic Finance team. Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will be working within a friendly workplace environment with a fantastic opportunity to grow, develop and progress your career in finance.

The Assistant Accountant will support the Finance Manager with the following activities:

  • Bank, Payroll & General Ledger Reconciliations
  • Maintain the fixed asset register
  • Creation of funder & NDIS invoices
  • Monthly management of accounts receivable
  • Oversee credit card receipt processing and reconciliation
  • Assisting with annual audit
  • Back up support for payroll
  • Other ad hoc duties

Key Selection Criteria


  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications in accounting or working towards an accounting degree.
  • Demonstrated experience in a finance role
  • Ability to work independently and in a flexible team environment
  • Strong technical skills with accounting software and Microsoft Excel
  • Strong people skills – teamwork, facilitation
  • Good communication skills


  • Experience with Xero, Microkeeper, Hubdoc and ApprovalMax.
  • Self-starter

Our recruitment process also requires you to compete a police check and hold a Working with Children’s Check.

How to Apply

Please apply via SEEK by uploading your current resume and a cover letter.
Your pitch should tell us more about who you are, what you are passionate about, what interests you about the role and why you may be a good fit for Children’s Ground and this position. The position description below will guide how to frame your pitch.

Applications close on Friday 8th May 2023 at 5pm.

In line with our workforce development strategy, Children’s Ground strongly encourages and supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants to apply.

Position description

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