Assistant Accountant (Temporary) (9 month Parental leave vacancy) 20160212

Assistant Accountant (Temporary)

(9 month temporary role - parental leave vacancy)

Salary $62,430 + super (pro rata)

  • 9  Day fortnight

  • City Offices – Close to all transport

  • Immediate start

The USU is seeking a dynamic and vibrant Assistant Accountant to join the accounting team in their Sydney Office. The Union offers excellent working conditions and is supportive of persons undertaking further studies.


The key responsibilities of this role:

  • Accounts payable

  • General ledger reconciliations

  • Internal audit processes

  • Payroll processing and reporting

 Essential Selection Criteria

  • ·         Completed or undertaking tertiary qualifications in accounting, finance, business, etc, and or extensive experience in the role of Assistant Accountant
  • ·         Experience in accounts payable, cash book, general ledger, reconciliations, etc
  • ·         Payroll experience necessary
  • ·         Experience with accounting and software and Microsoft Office Products
  • ·         Able to prioritise workloads and meet deadlines
  • ·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • ·         Capable of using initiative to enhance the working capability of the section
  • ·         The ability to interact with all levels within the organisation
  • ·         Demonstrated understanding of equal employment opportunity
  • ·         An understanding of WH&S issues relating to the workplace


Applications should include, introduction letter, how you meet the “selection criteria” and a brief resume. Selection Criteria can be obtained from www.usu.org.au, or by telephoning the USU on 9265-8211.

Applications to, hrofficer@usu.org.au applications close COB Friday 19 February 4:30pm (no extensions).

Applicants must address the Selection Criteria in order to be considered for the above role.

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United Services Union

Closing Date

Friday, February 19, 2016

Closing Time

04:30 PM


Level 7 321 Pitt Street
Sydney, NSW 2000

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