HR Contact

Jeff Kennedy

Office Manager
p:  02 9478 1000
f: 02 8282 4500


Role: CA or CPA Qualified Financial Accountant 

About the Association
NSW Farmers Association is the leading representative voice of farmers in NSW. We are a dedicated team working together advocating to business and government to ensure the best possible results for farmers and rural communities.

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic Financial Accountant to join our Financial Accounting Team within our Shared Services Finance. This position will be responsible for providing guidance and support to the wider Financial Accounting team and will work closely with the Finance Manager.

Key Responsibilities:
The responsibilities of the accountant, include, but are not limited to
• Preparation of monthly and annual financial reports
• Efficient and effective completion of month-end and year end close processes including preparation of month-end journals and balance sheet reconciliations
• Preparation and timely reporting of Monthly BAS, FBT and Payroll Tax
• Preparation of annual budgets, monthly forecasts, capital expenditure of the company and intercompany transactions
• Preparation of accounts receivable invoicing
• Preparation and management of Weekly Cash Flows
• Bank liaison
• Interaction and or supervision of Accounts Payable/Receivable including reviewing and authorizing payments to suppliers and maintaining strong relationship with the creditors
• Overseeing the processing of fortnightly payroll
• Provide accurate and detailed financial information to the GM of Corporate Services
• Responsible for ensuring the timely and accurate completion of all weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
• Knowledge of statutory reporting requirements and accounting standards

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a driven self-starter who is able to work autonomously. You will have proven experience in building relationships with non-finance staff with a collaborative and inclusive approach, with outstanding communication skills and the ability to engage at any level in the business.

Essential Criteria
• Accounting related degree required (CA or CPA certification highly regarded)
• Dedicated with a hands on approach
• High level of accuracy and attention to detail
• Ability to communicate at the appropriate level to all internal and external stakeholders
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment
• A friendly and proactive approach in resolving issues
• Proficient computer skills including Word, Excel and Outlook
• Have strong planning and organisational skills
• A minimum of five years in a similar environment is required
• Unlimited working rights in Australia

To Apply:
Applications including resume and cover letter to be sent to
Applications close 5.00pm Friday 11th August 2017
Enquiries please contact Garry Yung on 02 9478 1062

Click here for a copy of the position description 


NSW Farmers 

Role: Member Service Advisor / Accounts Payable Clerk

The NSW Farmers’ Association represents agriculture throughout NSW and is seeking an enthusiastic applicant for the full-time position of Member Services Advisor and incorporating general office duties.

This position will be responsible for receiving calls from members and non-members involving: 

Primary responsibilities: 
• Offering callers advise on the benefits, services and policy areas of the Association;
• Signing & arranging membership drives for increasing membership;
• Directing enquiries to the appropriate member of staff;
• Updating the membership database;
• Administrative work for the member services and general office duties and some accounts payable as required;
  i.e. Manage all areas of incoming and outgoing mails, manage stationary supplies, provide print and copy productions and relief reception duties.;
• Attend field days; &
• Process accounts payable invoices.

This role is a very diverse role including the chance to attend field days and regional forums and would suit an enthusiastic person.

The successful applicant will be trained in all areas, so you don’t need to be an expert but must show potential.

The kind of applicant we are looking for must have a very strong verbal communication and customer service skills, a good phone manner, ability to converse with a wide range of people and the ability to handle difficult customers.
A person with membership, sales & accounting background will be looked on favourably.

Applications including a resume and cover letter to be sent to:
by 5.00pm,  Friday 18 August 2017

For further enquiries contact Jeff Kennedy on (02) 9478 1000

Click here for a copy of the position description. 

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