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Accounts Officer

Full time, hybrid location. Earliest available start.

Type: Hybrid (Office- Kyneton/Work from home)

Cassinia Environmental is open to applications for the role of Accounts Officer. This role will help Cassinia Environmental to achieve its strategic vision through the accurate management of financial accounts and provision of timely information to enable effective decision making. Reporting to the Corporate Services Manager, you will work collaboratively to ensure the smooth operations of accounts and finances.

For further questions, and to submit your application please email Applications for the position should include a cover letter and a CV.

Applications will close, Monday 4th September, 2023.

Position Information

Qualifications and experience:

  • Degree or formal qualifications in Accounting or Certificate of Bookkeeping
  • At least 2 years of experience as a bookkeeper or similar position, managing accounts payable and receivable. Experience with Xero and HubDoc.


  • Ensure the highest standards of confidentiality with respect to the Cassinia group’s financial information.
  • Maintain precise records of accounts payable and accounts receivable across the Cassinia group of entities.
  • Accurately complete bookkeeping processes including creating and processing invoices, tracking expenses and bank reconciliations for the Cassinia group.
  • Complete all monthly reconciliations to enable accurate monthly reporting.
  • Assist with the preparation of professional documents including contracts for external clients.
  • Assist with the preparation of grant/contract/fee and services financial acquittal reports in a timely manner.
  • Assist with DEECA and TFN Revenue reconciliations for all entities.
  • Assist with Property Settlement reconciliations for all entities.
  • Maintain accurate filing of financial information, including CTA information, DELWP / TFN Remittance information, Property Settlement records and other finance information.
  • Assist with insurance renewals and claims.
  • Liaise with internal and external contacts regarding financial matters.
  • Prepare ad-hoc financial reports as requested by CMS, COO and CEO.
  • Provide efficient general administrative support to the Cassinia team as needed.
  • The above list is not exhaustive and the role may change to meet the overall objectives of the company.

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Timely and accurate delivery of accounts finance functions including accounts receivable and payable, and financial reporting according to relevant deadlines.
  • Maintain compliance with all relevant legislative requirements related to all financial processes including record management.
  • Complete quality and professional standard documentation including contracts and financial reports for internal and external stakeholders
  • Effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders in writing and in person.
  • Additional KPIs to be developed over the first 6 months of employment

Skills, knowledge and competencies:

  • Customer service focused: committed to providing exceptional customer service across all channels- written, phone and face to face.
  • Communication: the ability to communicate clearly and concisely, varying communication style depending upon the audience.
  • Attention to detail: excellent attention to detail and written skills when communicating with others, both internally and externally.
  • Time management/organisational skills: accomplish objectives effectively within time frame provided.
  • Teamwork: willingness to assist and support others as required.  Desire to work as a team, to connect and nurture people and the environment.
  • Computers skills: advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, and Google Suite.

Our priority is to recruit within Australia, due to availability of local skilled workers. We encourage applications from individuals who already have the legal right to work in Australia. Please be advised that only candidates who meet these requirements will be considered for the position.