Accounting & Payroll Officer

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Part-time1 hour ago
  • Bachelor’s degree
Full Job Description
Flexibility in days and hours

Part of an exciting and fun tech culture

Make a difference and help us to enable a safer world

About the Role

Working closely with our Financial Controller, you will ensure an accurate payroll function and effective accounting and financial reporting systems.

Flexible hours we are open to 4 days per week, 9 days per fortnight or full time. Further we are open to flexible hours, such as school hours and offer 1-2 days working from home.

Key Responsibilities

Managing the end-to-end processing of fortnightly payroll, monthly tax and superannuation processes and payments for our Australian full-time, part-time and casual staff

Ensuring data integrity against policies, EBA’s and legislation

Identifying and resolving discrepancies in timesheet and payroll records

Providing LSL and termination calculations

Work closely with HR to ensure the information contained is accurate and up to date

Provide relevant reconciliations and analyses to Leaders

Work with external providers to run our international payroll functions

Timely submission of Instalment Activity Statements, Payroll tax and Superannuation

Timely response to queries from staff

Accounting, Reporting & Operations:
End to end management of the Accounts Payable function

Assistance with the Accounts Receivable function.

Bank reconciliations, including foreign currency transactions

Maintenance of fixed asset registers

Month end processes including balance sheet reconciliations and journal entries.

Assistance with reporting for financial and operational review

Work with our Financial Controller to maintain appropriate financial controls, procedures, and compliance

Assist with the accuracy of information being contributed to financial forecasts

Contribute to Treasury and cash management

Assistance with ATO reporting obligations

Provide recommendations for improvement and efficiency to processes, new systems, standards, and support any change implementation


Australian citizenship required

3+ years’ experience in corporate or management related accounting roles

Bachelor’s degree in accounting

Confidence to research and give advice regarding tax, accounting, audit principles and practices, and compliance

Ability to problem-solve, suggest improvements and work as part of a team

Excellent communication skills, strong attention to detail, and organisation

Additional skills & experience that make strong applicants

Experience in Australian payroll management

Well-developed IT skills in Excel, Xero & Futrl

Willingness to learn and be challenged

About Fivecast

Fivecast is a world-leading provider of cutting-edge digital intelligence solutions. We enable the world’s most important public and private organizations to explore masses of data and uncover actionable insights, critical to protecting global communities.

As a growing start-up with under 100 people in Adelaide, all team members are provided with the opportunity to directly contribute to our success, participate in the development of new and emerging technologies and grow their career in a challenging and dynamic high-tech environment. We are headquartered in Adelaide with teams in Canberra, Virginia USA and London UK.

Our Work Environment and Culture

Our Australian based headquarters is only a few minutes from the city, Fivecast is located at Base 64 on North Terrace, home to other innovative and interesting technology start-ups. We will be relocating to Adelaide city in early 2023 into an exciting purpose-built space to allow for continued collaboration, innovation & growth.

We enjoy a casual, relaxed atmosphere that encourages collaboration and includes a fully equipped kitchen, barista quality coffee machine, end of trip facilities, comfortable indoor and outdoor spaces for meetings and eating.

Fivecast has a connected work culture with team members often taking advantage of the in-house Foosball table, social clubs, local cafes, bars, pubs and sporting facilities for Friday lunches, after work drinks and group activities. At Fivecast we understand the importance of a good work-life balance and support flexible work arrangements.

Fivecast is an inclusive employer, we value diversity of thought and experience and believe our inclusive culture contributes to our success. We are committed to building a workforce that is representative of the communities in which we live and work.

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