Bookkeeper - Social Impact

Ethical Jobs
Southbank, Victoria, Australia
Competitive salary
22 Feb 2021
27 Feb 2021
Job role
This is an opportunity to collaborate with our diverse client list to create simple, streamlined accounts and processes and receive:
  • Flexible, remote work arrangements - would best suit someone who enjoys working autonomously. You may have worked as a freelancer, or across multiple workplaces with a high level of independence.
  • Opportunity to be a part of a growing social impact advisory business and use your skills in finance to improve the performance and processes of social enterprise.

This is a part time role, of 4 days per week. Whilst days can be flexible, Mondays and Tuesdays are essential due to the current structure of our client work.

What will your typical day look like?

You will be hands on in this role, managing bookkeeping and payroll for a range of clients across industries from childcare to hospitality. You will undertake payroll for between 5 & 50 staff per fortnight (varies), reconcile bank accounts, Receipt Bank management, accounts payable, client invoicing, and administrative tasks. You will undertake ad-hoc project work and provide administrative support to the co-founders.

You will constantly seek to create business process and reporting improvements that enhance the performance of both Y Impact and our clients. You will use strong communication skills to ensure accurate information is sought and obtained from clients in a timely manner. See attached Job Description for greater detail.

About The Team

The business world is changing rapidly, as organisations and individuals alike recognise that the strength of the economy, financial return and the wellbeing of our environment and society are not mutually exclusive. We need to build businesses that are solving the world's greatest problems, in a financially sustainable manner.

We are business advisors, coaches, mentors, facilitators, and finance professionals. We have extensive experience in professional firms and as finance team leaders in industry. We are a strong, values-based business, that balance our head and our gut to guide decision making, connect with clients authentically and provide excellent service. We love wine, chocolate, being in nature and curating Spotify playlists.

Enough about us, let's talk about you.
  • 3+ years' experience working as a bookkeeper
  • Payroll & salary packaging expertise is essential. Understanding of Industry Awards is important.
  • Xero experience is essential;QBO experience desirable
  • Experience working with NFPs desirable but not required
  • You are a process driven person, excited about automation and leveraging tech to streamline and improve processes for Y Impact and our clients;
  • Clear written communication skills
  • Demonstrate passion for environmental and/or social causes important to you
  • We welcome and strongly encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds

Why us?

At Y Impact, we build social enterprise and purpose led organisations that are creating meaningful impact on equality and inclusion, education, environmental sustainability and health and wellbeing.

We are creating a positive, creative and flexible work environment that attracts the best people and can support them to reach their full potential. We seek the potential that comes from varied backgrounds and believe that the lived experience of the people who work with us will enrich and strengthen the quality of our work and the impact we have on social enterprise.

We understand that the current environment is changing the way we work, and we want to support the best person to work in a pattern that will help you deliver the best work, so please discuss your needs with us.

Next Steps

Sound like the sort of role for you? Apply now.

In your cover letter we want to know about you, not just your experience. Tell us why working with social enterprises is important to you, and one key social/environmental issue that is really important to you right now.

If you've got any questions or wish to have a confidential conversation about this role, please contact us at , using the subject line: Bookkeeper - Social Impact enquiry via EthicalJobs. We'd love to hear from you!

A position description is attached.