About Australian Learning Group (ALG)ALG is a registered training organisation that has been offering high-quality vocational education and training in the fields of Health and Community Services for over 15 years.We believe in nurturing and empowering people on their path to more meaningful careers, providing the right opportunity for our students to learn, transform and evolve while pursuing their passion. You can learn more about our values and beliefs at https://alg.edu.au/We are currently seeking an Accountant to join our Sydney team. About youThis hands-on accounting role will suit someone who is an analytical thinker, has a strong work ethic and is keen to learn and grow with the organisation.You have good interpersonal skills, excellent communication and the ability to work well in a team as well as autonomously. You have high attention to detail, the ability to think strategically as well as the ability to deliver operational responsibilities in a changing environment. About the roleThis is a permanent, full-time opportunity with a salary range of $55,000 to $60,000 per annum (including superannuation)The role will report into the Group Finance Manager and is responsible for:Preparation of monthly consolidated management reporting packs, ensuring compliance with statutory requirementsAssisting in preparation of financial statements for regular reporting to the Board of Directors, Senior Management and other stakeholdersWork closely with the Group Finance Manager to develop budgetary and accounting policiesAssistance with preparation of half-yearly and yearly annual reports and supporting schedulesAssisting with financial investigations and audits as required, by collaborating with external auditors and other professional advisorsMonitoring operating costs, organisations' income and expenditure, as well as preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations and system maintenanceProviding financial and taxation advice on business structures, plans and operationsPreparing tax returns and superannuation payments for all staffResponsible for bank reconciliations and credit controlProvide input for continuous improvements by introducing and maintaining accounting systemsAssistance with determining accounting treatment for technical accounting issuesResponsibility for accounts payable and accounts receivable processesAssisting in the review and development of budgetary and accounting policies:Supervising and training of staff membersAd hoc report preparation Qualifications & experience:At least 1-year practical accounting experienceIndustry experience (vocational, higher education or training sector)Strong technical accounting knowledge, advanced Excel skills (including but not limited to: Nested If statements, VLookUps, Pivot Tables, Sumifs, Countifs, Match, Index)Completed a Commerce degree or equivalent accounting degree What makes working with us exciting:Paid birthday leave1-day per week WFH policyWork-life balanceTraining and development opportunitiesJob rotation and career progressionA positive culture and fun team Diversity & Inclusion We celebrate our diversity and strive to reflect contemporary Australian society in order to better serve our students. We welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, sexually and gender diverse people, people with lived experience of adversity and from people of all ages. About UCWALG is part of the ASX-listed UCW Limited Group. UCW is an ASX-listed entity that owns and operates a portfolio of tertiary education businesses, with a current focus on Health and Community Services related fields of study in both the international and domestic student market. Education is delivered nationally across 10 campuses. Be part of our team:  Please send your resume and a covering letter summarising your relevant skills and experience to bonnie.ballete@alg.edu.auWe are only able to consider applicants with the right to live and work in AustraliaOnly shortlisted candidates will be notified of the outcome of their applications 55000 AUD Sydney

Accountant

About Australian Learning Group (ALG)

ALG is a registered training organisation that has been offering high-quality vocational education and training in the fields of Health and Community Services for over 15 years.

We believe in nurturing and empowering people on their path to more meaningful careers, providing the right opportunity for our students to learn, transform and evolve while pursuing their passion. You can learn more about our values and beliefs at https://alg.edu.au/

We are currently seeking an Accountant to join our Sydney team.

 

About you

This hands-on accounting role will suit someone who is an analytical thinker, has a strong work ethic and is keen to learn and grow with the organisation.

You have good interpersonal skills, excellent communication and the ability to work well in a team as well as autonomously. You have high attention to detail, the ability to think strategically as well as the ability to deliver operational responsibilities in a changing environment.

 

About the role

This is a permanent, full-time opportunity with a salary range of $55,000 to $60,000 per annum (including superannuation)

The role will report into the Group Finance Manager and is responsible for:

  • Preparation of monthly consolidated management reporting packs, ensuring compliance with statutory requirements
  • Assisting in preparation of financial statements for regular reporting to the Board of Directors, Senior Management and other stakeholders
  • Work closely with the Group Finance Manager to develop budgetary and accounting policies
  • Assistance with preparation of half-yearly and yearly annual reports and supporting schedules
  • Assisting with financial investigations and audits as required, by collaborating with external auditors and other professional advisors
  • Monitoring operating costs, organisations' income and expenditure, as well as preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations and system maintenance
  • Providing financial and taxation advice on business structures, plans and operations
  • Preparing tax returns and superannuation payments for all staff
  • Responsible for bank reconciliations and credit control
  • Provide input for continuous improvements by introducing and maintaining accounting systems
  • Assistance with determining accounting treatment for technical accounting issues
  • Responsibility for accounts payable and accounts receivable processes
  • Assisting in the review and development of budgetary and accounting policies:
  • Supervising and training of staff members
  • Ad hoc report preparation

 

Qualifications & experience:

  • At least 1-year practical accounting experience
  • Industry experience (vocational, higher education or training sector)
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge, advanced Excel skills (including but not limited to: Nested If statements, VLookUps, Pivot Tables, Sumifs, Countifs, Match, Index)
  • Completed a Commerce degree or equivalent accounting degree

 

What makes working with us exciting:

  • Paid birthday leave
  • 1-day per week WFH policy
  • Work-life balance
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Job rotation and career progression
  • A positive culture and fun team

 

Diversity & Inclusion 

We celebrate our diversity and strive to reflect contemporary Australian society in order to better serve our students. We welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, sexually and gender diverse people, people with lived experience of adversity and from people of all ages.

 

About UCW

ALG is part of the ASX-listed UCW Limited Group. 

UCW is an ASX-listed entity that owns and operates a portfolio of tertiary education businesses, with a current focus on Health and Community Services related fields of study in both the international and domestic student market. Education is delivered nationally across 10 campuses.

 

Be part of our team:  

  • Please send your resume and a covering letter summarising your relevant skills and experience to bonnie.ballete@alg.edu.au
  • We are only able to consider applicants with the right to live and work in Australia
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the outcome of their applications

  • Posted Date 25 Nov 2021
  • Location Sydney
    NSW / Australia
  • Industry Education & Training
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Salary Not provided