Careers for RSPCA NSW
Accounts Assistant

Sydney Shelter  
Employment Type:
FT - Full-Time Temporary  

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals NSW is Australia's preeminent animal welfare organisation. We provide a strong voice for animals experiencing cruelty and neglect. The RSPCA is committed to the care and welfare of animals, providing extensive professional facilities, including fully equipped veterinary hospitals and our state-wide shelter network, with hundreds of staff across NSW to care for animals.

Our Sydney office looking for 2 experienced and proactive Accounts Assistant to join our Finance team on a temporary & permanent basis. The Accounts Assistant is responsible for ensuring that all daily accounts payable, payment runs, bookkeeping and administrative duties are completed in a timely and accurate manner.


Major responsibilities will include:

  • Posting vendor and customer invoices on the ERP system (Microsoft Dynamics Nav)
  • Set up invoices for payment via EFT, BPAY, cheque and direct debits
  • Prepare and process electronic transfer of payments
  • Assist in preparing payment runs
  • Post transactions to ledgers
  • Manage vendor files by ensuring address, ABN and banking details are correct
  • Liaise with vendors, external suppliers and customers
  • Assist in ad-hoc Financial Reporting and Administrative tasks

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in accounting & finance
  • Minimum 1-year experience in an accounting role
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and reporting requirements
  • Previous experience in bookkeeping
  • Functional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer literacy, including the use of MS Office suite with advanced Excel skills
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to work both autonomously and in a team environment
  • An interest in animal welfare

To be considered for this role please submit your resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria via SEEK or apply on the career page of our website 

Applications close 18th December 2019.