Bookkeeper/Office Manager

The Company

Astro Aero Pty Ltd is seeking talented, motivated and experienced Bookkeeper/Office Manager to join an elite and growing team of engineers, and artisans developing a new general aviation utility aircraft.

Responsibilities of the Position

  • Managing accounts for multiple entities including weekly, Monthly and quarterly financial reporting.
  • Ensure the correct allocation of company expenses, bank reconciliations, monitor cash flow and expenditure.
  • Prepare and manage Company and ATO compliance documentation including PAYG, BAS, IAS and payroll tax,
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly and annual project budgets.
  • Processing of company payroll, currently 25 staff but scheduled to increase significantly in the short term.
  • Manage personnel files.
  • General admin including maintenance of company software, insurance, assets and procurement registers.
  • Organise travel
  • HR Administration

The Candidate

This is a challenging and rewarding role. To be successful, you will be a highly organised self-starter used to working in small business environment. A high level of accuracy and organisation is paramount to the position, as well as an attitude to embrace a wide diversity of tasks. This is a permanent full time opportunity to join  friendly motivated and committed team.  

Required Skills

You will be an experienced and qualified Bookkeeper with good communication skills. The candidate must be able to demonstrate the following key attributes;

  • Hold a Certificate IV in Accounting in Bookkeeping or Diploma of Accounting or higher.
  • Demonstrate an advanced ability in MYOB, 
  • Have a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Demonstrate a sound knowledge of the preparation of BAS / IAS & PAYG reporting obligations
  • Have sound knowledge of payroll tax obligations.
  • Have the ability to support Directors and Project Managers with budgets, forecasting, Cash flow and reporting.
  • Ability to generate weekly and monthly reports,
  • Possess a can-do attitude and hands on approach.
  • Be highly organised and able to prioritise.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at a wide variety of levels with colleagues based within Australia and overseas,
  • Ability to train assistants.

The following skills would be highly regarded:-

  • Experience within the SME manufacturing sector, including maintaining procurement procedures, inventory control and Work in Progress reporting.
  • Additional certification relevant to the role.


  • At least 5 years experience in an office environment with Bookkeeping including:
  • Advanced skills in MYOB
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Payroll for 30+ employees

What you will get in return

This is an exciting opportunity to experience a rewarding work-life balance and the lifestyle of the beautiful Wide Bay region of SE Queensland. You will be offered a permanent full-time position.


04/11/2019 $0 Hervey Bay & Fraser Coast 1 Accounting
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