Assistant Accountant

We are looking for an Assistant Accountant to join the Cancer Council WA team and be part of our vision.


Who we are

At Cancer Council Western Australia we believe that every day is an opportunity to create a cancer free future. We work with our community to reduce the incidence and impact of cancer, every minute, every hour, every day. We do this through advocacy, research, prevention programs, and providing people affected by cancer with support. 


Tell me more

Based in Subiaco, and reporting to the Finance and Administration Manager you will be responsible for providing accounts support to CCWA.

Your main responsibilities include:

  • Ensure all appropriate accounts payable and purchasing actions are taken for the business
  • Raising and processing purchase orders and contractor invoices to ensure payment received on time
  • Consolidation and processing of corporate credit card expenses and monitoring costing of staff expenses
  • Management of petty cash; including reimbursement and reconciliation
  • Assist with the  month end accounting function; including reconciliation of financial transactions and balance sheet accounts in a timely manner
  • Preparing general journals and post to the general ledger as required.
  • Preparing Bank Reconciliations as required.
  • Assisting with the reconciliation of grants and program general ledger accounts.
  • Completing and lodging the monthly Business Activity Statement as required. 


Who are you

To be successful in this role you will have the following key attributes:

  • Tertiary qualification in Business, Commerce, and/or Accounting (or working towards)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and to prioritise work functions
  • Ability to take initiative, be proactive and self-directed
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work within a team
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the values of Cancer Council WA
  • Actively foster the development of a culture consistent with the values of Cancer Council WA
  • Positive approach to the workplace


In this role you will enjoy:

  • Working amongst leaders in cancer prevention
  • A collaborative and supportive team culture
  • Benefits of not-for-profit salary packaging and a meal entertainment card.

This position full time.


How to apply for this role

To submit your application in strict confidence, please include a covering letter clearly outlining how your skills and experience match the key selection criteria of the role as well as your rsum

Please note: You will be required to provide proof of ability to work permanently in Australia. Working holiday visas will not be considered.

There is no closing date for this position. We will commence the recruitment and selection process on receipt of your application.

Cancer Council WA is a not for profit, equal opportunity employer and operates a smoke free working environment.

19/11/2019 $0 Perth 1 Accounting
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