Assistant Accountant

at Sydney Zoo Pty Ltd
Location Sydney, Australia
Date Posted November 30, 2023
Category Accounting and Finance
Job Type Full-time
Send Resume at careers@sydneyzoo.com

Description

Assistant Accountant Sydney Zoo Pty Ltd location Sydney.

Assistant Accountant at Sydney Zoo Located in the heart of Western Sydney, Sydney Zoo strives to showcase a broad range of native and exotic animals using technology and advanced exhibit design, with a strong focus on animal welfare, conservation, and educating our visitors about animals and their habitats. Environmental and social awareness play a vital role in our message that highlights the indigenous culture and human influence on the environment.

The position this is an outstanding opportunity to be part of an exciting team at Sydney Zoo in the role of Assistant Accountant, utilising your skills in an area that you are genuinely passionate about. This role will commence as soon as possible.

The Assistant Accountant role will be responsible for assisting with managing the accounts payable business cycles & fixed assets, while improving processes to ensure accounts are accurate and completed.

Skills, Knowledge, and Relevant experience high proficiency in Microsoft programs such as Excel, Outlook, and Power BI. Previous experience in a hospitality/service-based industry or equivalent industry. Availability to work in a small team with the pressures of monthly reporting commitments and deadlines.

Strong lateral thinking and analysis skills. Ability to communicate well, both verbally and written. Knowledge of and commitment to Workplace Health and Safety, and Equal Employment Opportunity. Self sufficient in small team environment.

Why should you join the Zoo Crew By joining the exciting Sydney Zoo Crew, you will not only be in close proximity to some of the most incredible animals native to Australia and across the world, but you will also join an amazing team of dedicated people.

Our team are passionate, devoted, and heavily inspired by Sydney Zoo’s values and mission to deliver a world-class visitor experience that encourages the community to make a difference, and all with a smile.

We are very proud of our diverse team of staff that represent all the different backgrounds and cultures that call Western Sydney ‘home.’ We love the individuality across our team of people as much as we love the collection of animals we so proudly care for.

Whether you are looking for your first job, wanting to jump back into the workforce, or simply need a stimulating change to shake up your career, we encourage you to take the next step and join in our vision to make a difference.

Sydney Zoo is committed to providing a positive workplace and fostering employee engagement and wellbeing. We know how important it is to recognise and thank our staff for making Sydney Zoo great and we do this by providing our team with free annual flu vaccinations, workplace massages, monthly staff BBQs, training opportunities, and fulfilling fundraising events, just to name a few! If you would like to become part of an amazing team that does all of this and so much more, then look no further Sydney Zoo is for you.

Applications will be required to provide a current resume and a covering letter outlining your ability to meet the above selection requirements. Applications close at 9am Friday, 15th December 2023. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all Sydney Zoo positions.

Sydney Zoo is a fully COVID-19 vaccinated workplace. We will require proof of your triple vaccination status prior to commencement. Please contact us for general enquiries, including if you have any queries regarding our policy or to obtain a copy of the Sydney Zoo Vaccination policy.