Assistant Accountant

November 17, 2021

Job Location: Sydney CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Employer: Australian Nursing Home Foundation
$55,000 – $64,999

About the organisation

We are a well-known, leading culturally specific community-based No-For-Profit aged care provider in Sydney.

Our vision is to be the model provider of culturally appropriate residential and community aged care in Australia.  To honour and respect our elders as family in happy, caring communities is our continuous mission.

About the Role

Responsible for the day to day transactional processing, accounting and reporting and ensuring that these activities meet the required standards and deadlines. 

 Main duties including but not limited to:

  • Maintenance of accounts receivable system including client/resident details, record of receipts, filing systems, finalising resident agreements
  • Processing high volume of client/resident invoices in a timely and accurate manner
  • Ensuring correct allocation of costs to GL and cost centre accounts
  • Monthly Medicare statement reconciliation as well as AR sub-ledger and General Ledger reconciliation
  • Timely completion of monthly bank reconciliation
  • Take ownership of residential care, housing billing, donation and receipting processes
  • Monthly journal posting, GL reconciliation, reporting and variance analysis
  • End of year audit preparation and government acquittal and compliance returns
  • Exploring continuous improvement opportunities in the accounting system/processes
  • Involvement in projects and ad hoc duties as required or as directed by the Finance Team Leader

Skills and Experience

The successful candidates should possess the following:


  • Relevant qualification in Finance/Commerce/Accounting
  • At least 1-2 years’ relevant hands-on experience
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to identify and analyse information
  • Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines independently
  • Intermediate to advance skill in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluency in English and Chinese
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a strong team player
  • Highly motivated and capable of keeping up in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be willing to participle in job rotation in the Finance Team


  • Familiarity with computerised accounting system
  • Membership or working towards membership of an accounting professional body
  • Residential and/or community aged care experience
  • Experience in government acquittal processes

Applications close on 30 Nov 2021


HR Manager

T: (02) 8741 0223


We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices and principles of cultural diversity. Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Background Check.

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