Accountant / Senior Bookkeeper  “Maternity Cover”  8-month fixed term - Bluewater

Accountant / Senior Bookkeeper  “Maternity Cover”  8-month fixed term


The role is responsible for managing the accounting functions of our software business while our Finance Manager is on maternity leave. During the period the role will report to the CEO.

You will need to be a self-starter, detail orientated and comfortable with taking initiative. The onboarding plan is to work with our Finance Manager for two-month end processes commencing July 25, before taking over the reins. Our office is in Barangaroo, Sydney, however the role can be mainly remote.

The role will be 10 days a month and can be structured as the candidate requires to achieve the tasks. Think 3 days a week around month end, and 2 days on the other two weeks.



  • Monthly accounting functions (receivables, payables, balance sheet reconciliation, P&L, balance sheet & cashflow reporting)
  • Management reporting – preparation of worksheets to assist with quarterly reports for board reporting
  • Fortnightly Payroll (30 staff)
  • Tax compliance (working with external tax partner), Payroll Tax, Superannuation and ATO lodgments

Experience / skills

  • Demonstrated experience in managing an end-to-end finance function encompassing the above core responsibilities
  • Accounting Degree / Diploma
  • MYOB (preferably) or similar accounts system experience
  • Strong excel knowledge

Key performance indicators

  • Accurate, on time monthly accounts
  • Balance sheet health – clean reconciliations, debtor collections within terms, well managed payables
  • Ensuring process and controls are in place regarding financial operations of the business
  • Proactive analysis of key financial drivers supported by recommendations when appropriate to CEO


  • Flexible Location. We have staff in Sydney, Melbourne and Overseas. Depending on location, most staff spend 1 day a week in the office collaborating and the remainder from home. There is complete flexibility around working arrangements for the Finance Role
  • The support of a fantastic team

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