Accountant (12 month contract) – Melbourne

FSU Job Vacancy

Operating nationally, the Finance Sector Union of Australia has established a strong reputation for successfully representing the interests of its members in an environment of constant change. The working environment is engaging with a constant agenda of interesting issues. The Union has offices in every capital city with its financial headquarters located in Melbourne.

Reporting to the Manager Finance & Administration, the Accountant will play an integral role across the entirety of the Union’s financial requirements.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Reconciliation of membership fee income
  • Maintenance of the general ledger
  • Preparation of monthly and annual financial accounts
  • Preparation of Quarterly Business Activity Statements
  • Preparation of Fringe Benefit Tax Return
  • Preparation of schedules and spreadsheets for the annual external audit.
  • Maintenance of the fixed asset register
  • Assist in the budget preparation process
  • Internal audit of payroll
  • Responsible for the application of procedures to assure that the financial transactions are entered, balanced, reconciled and reported in compliance with AAS.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Tertiary qualifications in accounting or a related discipline
  • CPA/CA qualifications
  • Strong technical financial accounting knowledge
  • High level proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Strong attention to details and ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in similar role
  • Knowledge of ACCPAC (accounting software) and Meridian (payroll software) is preferred.


Salary is $86,081 with 1 RDO per month. The FSU also offers other excellent working conditions including employer superannuation contributions of 15%.

For a copy of position description or further information, please contact Hedy Sapin on 03 9261 5362 or email

Please forward your resume with covering letter addressing the selection criteria no later than 5pm Wednesday, 26 February 2020 to:

Hedy Sapin
Finance and Administration Manager
Finance Sector Union of Australia
GPO Box 9893, Melbourne VIC 3001


Authorised by Julia Angrisano, National Secretary