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Payroll and Accounts Officer

Animal Welfare League of Queensland Inc
  • Not-For-Profit 
  • Permanent, Full-time
  • Coombabah, Gold Coast

Join us and make a difference!

At AWLQ, we’re committed to creating a brighter future for animals in need and keeping pets and people together by providing lifesaving support and resources to people in need with companion animals.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Accounts and Payroll Officer to join our Finance Team for a full time role. Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will be the key person for all payroll related matters to ensure the accurate and timely processing of weekly payroll while supporting the Finance Manager with financial entries and reports. You will work closely with the finance team on ad hoc projects and tasks.

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing Payroll for 250+ employees
  • Check timesheets and overtime in BURPS
  • Process weekly payroll through BURPS and MYOB
  • Setting up and maintaining staff data
  • Preparing and processing payroll adjustments and terminations
  • Record Accounting Entries for financial transactions in NetSuite and MYOB
  • Reconciliation of Sales and working on end of month entries
  • Check and review of weekly supplier payments
  • Prepare end of month financial reports

What are the minimum requirements for this position?

  • 5+ years of payroll experience
  • Tertiary accounting qualification or equivalent experience
  • Advanced skills in Excel
  • Advanced computer literacy including experience with MYOB, NetSuite ,Excel and Adobe Software
  • Comprehensive understanding of accounting principles
  • Finance experience in a Not-for-profit organisation is desirable

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Well-developed written and oral communication
  • Precise attention to detail
  • Problem solving skills
  • Able to work autonomously
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Productive Work Ethic

Why should you join us?

At AWLQ we offer competitive pay and benefits, including access to an independent Employee Assistance Program, retail discounts, vet discounts. Most importantly, every day you’ll play an instrumental role in our lifesaving work.

Our mission is to unleash the potential in every team, and we know that teams perform best when they have passion. We are committed to building a culture where everyone has the opportunity to do meaningful work and is recognised for their efforts.


Diversity and inclusion are the principles guiding how we build our teams, cultivate our leaders and build a culture of belonging where differences are valued.

If you meet the criteria and would like to apply for this position, please note the closing date.

How to apply

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