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Assistant Accountant

  • Part time opportunity in a hybrid work environment
  • Fantastic culture of grounded people, passionate about what they do
  • Progressive & agile environment where you are supported in your learning

Careers at the Essendon Football Club (EFC) represent a unique opportunity to work in a dynamic, fast-paced and collaborative environment. Our club prides itself on its vision to foster an environment of shared spirit of passion, resilience, and inclusivity. We are united in upholding our Club-wide values of care, commit, compete and celebrate and we are consistently setting the benchmark both on and off the field as we strive to win a premiership. We are currently seeking an Assistant Accountant to ‘Don the Sash’ and join our Finance team based at our home, The NEC Hangar at Melbourne Airport. 

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Finance Manager, this role will provide a wide range of support to the Finance team and provides a real growth opportunity for the right candidate.

The Key responsibilities will include:

  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Credit Card Reconciliations
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Petty Cash reconciliations
  • Month End debtor analysis
  • GL Maintenance & data cleansing
  • Assisting with Month End
  • Engaging with internal & external stakeholders

What we are looking for 

The successful applicant will be a confident, organised self-starter who is an enthusiastic team player with an eye for detail and a continuous improvement mindset. With a minimum of 2 years’ experience in either an AP, bookkeeping or like position you will be working towards a tertiary qualification in Finance, Commerce or Accounting and have:

  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional organisation and time management skills
  • High level attention to detail, problem solving and Excel skills 
  • Ability to engage with internal & external stakeholders
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Ability to work from home as required
  • Current driver’s licence to travel to and from the Club’s venues
  • Current Working with Children Check or ability to obtain one
  • Current COVID-19 vaccination as required by public health orders or directions or as otherwise recommended by public health authorities and ongoing booster vaccinations as recommended by public health authorities, or relevant evidence as to why you are legally exempted from being vaccinated.
  • Permanent Residency in Australia, or appropriate visa to work permanently

Other skills, experience and attributes which are highly desirable, but not essential include: 

  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP

What we offer

  • Fantastic culture of grounded people, passionate about what they do 
  • Genuine workplace flexibility 
  • Offers from our commercial partners 
  • On-site parking 

To Apply 

To apply, please click on the appropriate link below and submit your resume and cover letter.

Please note that this role will be subject to background checks.

The Essendon Football Club is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds to apply. This includes, but is not limited to, those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and LGBTIQ communities. 

We are committed to protecting the safety and wellbeing of children and young people and fostering a “child safe” culture. It is essential that anyone involved with the Essendon Football Club understands their responsibility in relation to child safety and supports such an environment.

Closed a month ago
Closed a month ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:


  • Work rights:

    Australian Working Visa, Australian Permanent

  • Work from home:

    Hybrid remote

    Hybrid remote

    Employees are allowed to work remotely some of the time but most of the work is done at the company’s physical office. Remote work is considered a perk or a privilege. For example, an employee may work from home for 1-2 days per week.

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  • Closing Date:27th May 2022, 1:47 am


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