Job title: Senior Bookkeeper
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Not for Profit and Charities
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Maylands, WA
Job published: 17-04-2024
Job ID: 32131

Job Description

Ergon is a 100% Aboriginal-owned and operated company that specializes in recruitment, staffing, and consulting services across various industries. With a strong commitment to building community employment programs and economic development, Ergon connects great companies with talented individuals, emphasizing the value of diversity and cultural respect in the workplace.


Job Purpose
The Senior Bookkeeper will be responsible for managing day-to-day accounting and finance requirements. Excellence in organizational skills and a keen eye for detail are crucial for this role, which involves coordinating with other team members and ensuring that financial practices are followed and align with the stated regulations and company policies.


Key Responsibilities
• Oversee daily transactions, including accounts payable/receivable, general ledger, and bank reconciliations.
• Participate in regular tax audits and payroll.
• Prepare budgeting reports and forecast revenues.
• Manage month-end and year-end closing.
• Monitor the daily performance of the accounting department.
• Organize financial data into useable information and maintain updated records.
• Track the progress of financial and accounting objectives.


Qualifications and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or relevant field.
• Proven experience as a bookkeeper or similar role.
• Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
• Hands-on experience with accounting software like FreshBooks and QuickBooks.
• Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills.
• Certification (CPA or CMA) is a plus.


• Strong numerical skills.
• Excellent organizational and time-management abilities.
• Good communication and interpersonal skills.
• High level of accountability and reliability.


This position is pivotal in maintaining the integrity of financial operations, ensuring accuracy and compliance with the financial legislative framework, thereby supporting the company’s operational and strategic goals.