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 hedy.sapin@fsunion.org.au

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 

Email: hedy.sapin@fsunion.org.au

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