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Accounting Manager

  Benkorp Management Services Pty Ltd
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Position: Accounting Manager

Benkorp Management Services Pty Ltd

Unique opportunity to serve God with your bookkeeping or accounting skills and continue working from home.

Benkorp is growing and we are looking for an Australian based person to manage & support the team and our clients raise the standard of financial management of churches and NFPs for Gods glory

We are looking for a person who:

       Has a passion to raise the standard of financial management of churches and NFPs for Gods glory

       Has had good experience in the financial management of churches in Australia

       Has had more that 5 years providing bookkeeping, payroll, management accounting and audit preparation services to multiple NFP organisations

       At least 4 years Xero experience

       Successfully worked in a team or managed a team that provides bookkeeping services to clients.


       Clients are highly satisfied in their relationship with Benkorp

       Contract commitments with clients are achieved

       Morale of the team is positive and each person understands they are valued

       Benkorps values and ethics are honoured in all work and relationships

       Improved process efficiencies

Key Responsibilities & Tasks overview

       Provide accounting and bookkeeping services for clients

       Provide Xero setups and Training for clients

       Manage & Lead staff to ensure accuracy, efficiency and timeliness of service provision in a friendly and professional manner

       Positive and helpful relationships with clients

       Continual review of processes & systems to increase efficiency and accuracy


       Ability to provide a professional service delivered in a friendly and caring manner

       Minimum of 5 years accounting or higher level bookkeeping experience – leading or within a team

       Minimum 5 yearsexperience with Australian Payroll

       Detail oriented, organised

       Experience in working with Not for Profit organisations – especially churches

       Good Experience working with Xero Accounting Software in Australia


       Experienced in leading a bookkeeping team

       Australian Payroll training

       Experience with using Apple Computers

       Qualified BAS Agent

       Good Experience with MYOB Accounting Software

Essential Communications

       Excellent English in order to communicate verbally and written with Benkorp Team and especially with clients

Computer skills

       Competent with computer operations and specific applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Gmail,

       Experience with internet as a tool (not just web browsing), Google Chrome, Google Apps, mobile-apps, eg does own banking online

       You must be keen to learn and develop their computer and other competencies.

More detailed Job Description

1. Provide Accounting & Bookkeeping Services for our Clients

       Regular review of ongoing bookkeeping & accounting clients accounts to ensure accurate financial management reporting.

       Be proactive in dealing with client requirements and in responding to client requests and assessing the need for special responses from the Benkorp Team

       Responsible for payroll processes & accuracy

       Ensure Payroll is processed correctly for our clients in Xero

       Ensure all client employee documentation is correct, up to date, sufficient and adheres to the ATO & Fair Work laws

       Provide training in payroll for Benkorp staff

       Particular oversight of the more difficulttransactions including Terminations

       Assist with reasonable Employment Award management for clients

       Oversight of the year-end reconciliation and ATO compliance functions for clients

       Provide accounting support for particular clients as required

       manage the on-boarding off new clients to ensure the clients and staff clearly understand roles & responsibilities and timing

       Attend and lead meetings with clients as required

2. Provide Xero setups and Training Services for clients

       Set up Xero accounting systems for clients, either standard packages or special agreements. Ensure that all features promoted (per website descriptions or agreements) are provided to clients

       Provide Xero training as part of the setup packages or per special Agreements

       Provide Xero consulting services for clients onsite or online as per Agreements

       Provide support for particular clients as arranged per Engagement Agreements or ad hoc contracts

3. Manage & Lead staff to ensure accuracy, efficiency and timeliness of service provision in a friendly and professional manner

       Lead and train our Benkorp team in communications with clients, personally and by example:

       Provide prompt, professional and friendly responses to client emails & requests.

       Communicate using language, tone, format and information that:

       facilitates communication and ongoing communication keeps positive client relationships, minimises the number of emails/communication instances required

       Provide support and instruction to staff for dealing with particular allocations (CoA and TCs) and accounting process issues.

       Ensure accuracy of financial reports produced by our staff, from the clients accounts, before sending to clients

       Provide training to staff for particular and continuing accounting and compliance requirements and issues. Compliance includes government requirements and denominational church requirements.

       Lead the staff management processes including hiring, review and termination of staff

5. Continual review of processes & systems to increase efficiency and accuracy

       Assist staff to manage the systems infrastructure for Benkorps administration

       Lead in the best practice use of internal systems, especially with clients

       Regular review of processes, systems and procedures to simplify and improve accuracy

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