The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference is seeking dedicated and conscientious person to fill the position of Accountant.  Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Accountant will be responsible for administering the daily accounting services of the General Secretariat of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference offices.  This is a full-time position based in Braddon , ACT.

As the Accountant, you will be responsible for:

  • Administering the payroll system
  • Administering the credit card system
  • Providing professional accounting support and advice, including reviewing and reporting on financial reports
  • Reviewing audited financial statements
  • Maintaining financial systems and processes
  • Verifying accounts payable, accounts receivable and petty cash
  • Managing the asset register and depreciation
  • Developing procedures for implementation by the Finance Manager in the area of taxation law

You can download a full Position Description for Accountant

You will have a tertiary qualification in accounting or a related discipline, proven experience in management of a financial system, a good understanding and knowledge of the processes involved in an electronic payroll system and experience in working in a small team without close supervision.  You will have experience in using Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office and the MYOB suite of accounting software.

To be considered for this role, applications should address the Knowledge, Skills and Experience as listed in the position description.

Enquiries Ms Jane Bashiruddin 0447 238 432 or

Applications including three referees to be submitted via email to Jane Bashiruddin

Applications close on 6 August 2018, 5pm

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference is an equal employment opportunity employer and promotes and supports a family friendly workplace. The successful applicant must be eligible to work in Australia and may be required to provide a Working with Children Check or a suitable Police Check as part of the recruitment process.

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference respects your privacy.  In applying for this position, you will be providing Australian Catholic Bishops Conference with personal including sensitive information. We can be contacted on 02 6201 9845.  To find out more about how we will treat this information, please access our privacy collection notice from