NGO Recruitment’s NFP Hiring insights and salary snapshot 2022

Assistant Accountant

Organisation Name NGO Recruitment
Location Sydney
Date Posted 2022-09-08
Job Type Contract or Temp
Job Number 963704
  • 2 month contract, working 4 or 5 days per week
  • Offices in Homebush
  • Close to public transport & street parking


The Organisation
This organisation has shaped the development of youth and adults across the world for years, locally; they endeavor to influence every part of the community. Passionate in providing programs and activities for young people to develop and learn new skills in order to become positive members of society and their communities.
The Benefits
  • Work between 4 and 5 days per week
  • Potential contract extension available
  • Generous hourly rate plus superannuation
The Role
Reporting to the Management Accountant, you will be responsible to:
  • Process bank reconciliations across all regions
  • Compile, analyse and prepare monthly reports for review
  • Reconcile loans using Xero on a monthly basis
  • Process all AP and AR transactions, including invoices, credit notes and payments into Xero
  • Set up all new employees ensuring all information is provided for payroll
Skills Required
You will have experience in finance and accounts roles, ideally in the NFP sector. You will also hold:
  • Tertiary qualifications in Accounting
  • Proficiency in basic accounting principles, specifically, AP, AR, General Ledger and Reporting
  • Skilled in analysing financial data and preparing for audits
  • Knowledge of work place and accounting legislation
  • Knowledge of various accounting software systems, including Xero
If you are an experienced finance professional and available immediately, please apply by sending your CV with a cover letter responding to the skills required section above. Alternatively, please call (02) 82430570 or email

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.