• Baptist Financial Services Australia Limited Macquarie Park
  • Sydney NSW
  • (Full time) ($90 – 110k)

Are you a skilled and experienced Accountant looking for a new challenge?

Would you like the opportunity to align your skills and experience with your Christian faith and be part of enabling Christian ministry to thrive?

We are providing the opportunity for a highly skilled and experienced Accountant to join our Finance team. Your role will involve, preparing, analysing and reporting financial data in our dynamic and growing boutique financial organisation. Your expertise will significantly contribute to our financial reporting and control, as well as our strategic decision-making processes.

About us:

Baptist Financial Services Australia Ltd (BFS) is an Australian Baptist Ministry providing financial services for Baptist and evangelical churches and ministries across Australia. The Company was established in 1984 and now has total assets exceeding $500 million. BFS operates a registered charitable investment scheme regulated with an AFS Licence to provide an opportunity for the raising of funds to resource Baptist and other Christian ministries. We offer a range of savings and term investments to help pool funds to resource Christian ministry. Loans and other assistance and services are provided to churches and Christian organisations to support their work and activities.

Key Responsibilities:

Preparation and oversight of all aspects of accounting including but not limited to accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, reconciliation, journal processing, staff corporate card management and financial reporting.

  • Ensure accuracy and compliance in financial accounting system, and reports in accordance with Australian Accounting Standards
  • Fixed asset management
  • Prepare tax compliance (BAS and GST) for review.
  • Analyse financial data to identify trends, variances, and opportunities for improvement.
  • Process settlement of investment transactions and income collection
  • Support the statutory accounts and compliance audits.
  • Trust accounting and unit pricing for subsidiaries
  • Liquidity management
  • Assist with Payroll management
  • Assist with budgeting and forecasting.
  • Support Finance Manager as required


  • Have a personal active Christian faith.
  • Be supportive of BFS vision, mission, and values.
  • Have prior experience in Financial Services/Banking industries.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field. CA/CPA qualification will be viewed very favourably.
  • 5 years’ experience in accounting and finance industry, with demonstrated experience across the responsibilities of this role.
  • In depth knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and regulations.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and strong excel skills.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and decision-making abilities.
  • Strong attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Outstanding communication skills.

To apply for the role or for further information including a position description please email hr@bfs.org.au. Please include a covering letter with your application including details of your faith journey.