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Assistant Financial Accountant - Newcastle

Employer: Life Without Barriers
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Finance & Accounting
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional NSW

Job posted on: 22 January, 2019.
Applications close: 22 January, 2019. (Expired)

  • Newly created role
  • Join one of Australia's largest social purpose organisations
  • Monthly rostered days off and great tax benefits
  • Permanent Full Time

About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 5,600 employees working in more than 440 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.   

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the role

This is a full time, permanent position based in our Newcastle Head Office. In this role you will work with the Financial Accounting team to support the accurate and timely delivery of our Group financial accounts and support the Financial Compliance team in the delivery of our internal audit program.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and posting of invoices and, journals
  • Reconciling general ledger balance sheet accounts
  • Reconciling client packages with general ledger information
  • Completing internal audit testing
  • Assisting Corporate Support areas in the preparation of annual budgets
  • Assisting with the Preparing FBT, BAS and external audit submissions

Skills & Experience

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Accounting, Commerce or related field
  • Previous experience in an accounting role Previous application of accounting principles and standards
  • Previous experience in managing competing priorities and to deliver high quality outcomes within agreed timeframes
  • The ability work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role).


  • Monthly rostered days off
  • Great tax benefits through Maxxia
  • Join one of Australia’s largest social purpose organisations

How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.