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Accounts Assistant

Murdoch Childrens Research Institute

The opportunity

Join our dynamic team as an Accounts Assistant, a pivotal role in supporting and managing all aspects of Accounts Receivable (primarily for VCGS). Your responsibilities will include ensuring timely and accurate completion of accounts receivables tasks in line with targets.

The ideal candidate will have a solid background in accounts receivable or a similar finance role, with exceptional Excel and systems skills.

What’s in it for you?

  • Attractive compensation + salary packing benefits including entertainment and novated leases
  • Professional Development opportunities for continuous learning and career growth
  • Work-Life Balance: Flexible working hours and options for remote work
  • Supportive Environment: Collaborative team culture with strong support systems.
  • Purposeful Work: Contribute to groundbreaking research that improves children's health.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Manage and complete Accounts Receivable tasks timely and accurately.
  • Perform broader finance tasks as suitable to your qualifications and experience.
  • Critically assess and enhance finance processes and systems for efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
  • Collaborate with the Finance Business Partner for support on technical or financial matters.
  • Develop positive working relationships within the finance team and with external partners.

Do you possess:

  • Strong organisational and time-management skills?
  • Ability to critically assess and improve financial processes?
  • Excellent communication skills for effective collaboration?
  • A personable character to build constructive working relationships?

Join us and be part of a team that directly supports groundbreaking research to improve children's health. If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with a copy of your resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria.

Any specific questions related to this position should be directed to Evan Wright at [email protected] using the subject line: Accounts Assistant enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Who we are

Murdoch Children’s Research Institute envisions a transformative future for child health. Our institute is a hub of impactful scientific breakthroughs, particularly in early interventions, enhanced diagnosis, prevention, and potential cures. We thrive on collaborative, multidisciplinary problem-solving to address challenging queries in child health.

The Victorian Clinical Genetics Service (VCGS), a not-for-profit subsidiary of the Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI), offers integrated genetic testing, diagnostics, and counselling globally. Our experts collaborate closely to ensure accurate interpretation of complex genetic tests.

Committed to inclusivity and respect, we foster a positive working environment that values diverse backgrounds and experiences. As a proud member of the Australian Network on Disability and a dedicated supporter of Science Australia Gender Equity (SAGE), we uphold principles of equal opportunity and diverse representation.

We welcome individuals of diverse genders, ages, ethnicities, cultural backgrounds, abilities, religions, and sexual orientations in our workplace. We actively encourage talented individuals from all walks of life to apply for our job openings. Our commitment lies in fostering a workplace that is barrier-free and inclusive, aiming to attract the most skilled candidates.

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For any questions related to the recruitment process, feel free to reach out to our Recruitment team at [email protected]. Ensure that you include the position number and job title in the subject line. Please refrain from sharing your application to this email address.

Please note, we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the closing date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

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