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Samaritan’s Purse Australia and New Zealand

Position Title: Accountant

·       Permanent full time position

·       Kings Park location, close to public transport

·       Working with a great team in a friendly and supportive environment

·       Evangelistic organisation

Organisation Overview:

Samaritan’s Purse is a non-profit, Christian organisation providing emergency relief and development assistance to suffering people around the world. Samaritan’s Purse is meeting the physical needs of victims of war, famine, natural disaster, poverty and disease with the aim of demonstrating God’s love and sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ. The aid and assistance are given without regard to the race, creed, gender, religion, or ethnicity of the beneficiaries.

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Accountant to oversee all Accounting Functions for our three organisations in the Not for Profit sector.

Job Overview:

The Accountant will report to the Executive Director and will be responsible for all Finance and Accounting functions including:

·       Working closely with other Managers for finance functions of all departments

·       Overseeing a full time bookkeeper and other admin staff

·       Oversee all aspects of accounts payable, bank reconciliations, general ledger transactions

·       Managing the cashflow

·       Preparation of BAS’s for Australia and New Zealand

·       Preparation of accurate and timely monthly Management Accounts and Management Reports including detailed analysis

·       Year End accounting including depreciation, year end adjustments and stocktakes

·       Preparation of Budgets

·       Oversight of complex intercompany transactions

·       Maintaining Asset registers and Lease registers

·       Ensuring timely compliance with ACNC, ATO, NZ IRD and all Australian and New Zealand Charities Commissions

·       Oversee all insurances

Selection Criteria:


·       Extremely Proficient in Xero Accounting system

·       Experience in a similar role

·       CPA or CA qualifications

·       Proficient in managing staff and delegating

·       Excellent written and oral communication skills

·       Strong interpersonal and organisational skills

·       Highly organised with a strong attention to detail

·       Fast typing skills and proficient in Microsoft Office including excel

·       Ability to work cooperatively and harmoniously within a team environment, as well as work autonomously

·       Ability to multi task in a fast paced, dynamic environment

·       Excellent time management skills

·       Ability to keep strict confidentiality

·       Strong initiative and self-motivated

·       Good analytical and problem solving skills

·       Committed Christian regularly attending a church

·       Demonstrates spiritual maturity to represent the organisations well


·       Xero accredited

·       Experience working in the Not for Profit (NFP) sector

·       Experience working with SharePoint software

·       Experience working with Fathom software


How to Apply:

Please email your resume and covering letter to

The Listing
Area: Kings Park , NSW
Status: Full Time
Date: Not specified
Linsey Fitzgibbins
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