Employment Sydney: ACCOUNTANT, Part-time

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North Shore Temple Emanuel, NSTE – Chatswood, New South Wales, Australia


 About Us

We are one of the largest Jewish Progressive congregations in Australia, having proudly served our community for over 60 years. We are an egalitarian congregation celebrating the spirit and contribution of our diverse community, from many countries, backgrounds and life stages.

Our community is welcoming and family-friendly; flexible, professional, challenging and rewarding.

The Role

This newly created Accountant role is a permanent, part-time position, 60 hours per fortnight, with remuneration of $56,000 – $64,000 (annual FTE $70,000 – $80,000) including superannuation (negotiable depending on skills and experience).



Reporting to the Temple Administrator (Head of Office), responsibilities include

  • All accounts payable and accounts receivable functions
  • Banking; bank reconciliations
  • Coding, recording and reconciling transactions into Accounting System (Xero)
  • Processing fortnightly staff payroll
  • Superannuation lodgement
  • Preparation and lodgement of BAS statements
  • Preparing financial and accounting reports
  • Preparation of monthly accounts to trial balance
  • Supporting audit and compliance activities
  • Assisting with preparing and monitoring annual budget
  • Maintenance of membership database (ShulCloud)
  • Other ad hoc duties, as directed

Required Skills and Experience

  • Degree or Diploma in Accounting and/or Finance required
  • Minimum 3 years in finance or similar role
  • Financial and/or accounting software, database, spread-sheet experience
  • Xero accounting software experience desirable
  • Customer relationship database (CRM) experience desirable
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident


  • Part-time role, 60 hours/fortnight, flexible hours (4/5 days per week)
  • Great location, free parking and close to public transport and local eateries
  • New modern offices



How to apply

Email lynne@nste.org.au

Seniority Level                  


Employment Type


Job Function                                  

Accounting/Auditing, Finance


Nonprofit organisation, Community

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