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    JOB VACANCY: Accounts Officer (Church)

    8 March 2024


    A great opportunity for a recent accounting graduate or an experienced bookkeeper/accounts clerk!

    Seventh-day Adventist Church (Greater Sydney Conference) Ltd, based in Wahroonga, is seeking a part time Accounts Officer (3 days p/w) for our Church Finance Team. You will have the opportunity to be part of a dynamic and passionate team that helps to facilitate growth in discipleship by providing financial support and leadership across Greater Sydney.

    Who we are

    The urban population of the Adventist Church in Sydney is diverse. The church alone is made up of nearly 12,000 members of various backgrounds who are enthusiastic about sharing, connecting, serving, and worshipping. We are comprised of:

    • 107 churches and groups
    • 14 food banks
    • 6 schools
    • 3 aged-care residences
    • 3 community centres
    • 1 campground and convention centre

    The role

    The Accounts Officer will support the Church Finance team through:

    • Data entry of journals
    • Reconciliation of accounts
    • Processing & data entry of corporate credit card transactions
    • Accounts payable and receivable
    • Distributing monthly reports for churches, debtors and employees
    • Filing of processed data as required
    • Assisting local church treasurers, and providing Tithe and Offerings support
    • Assisting in the local church auditing process

    A Position Description is available on request.

    What are the benefits of working for us?

    • Flexible working arrangements
    • Half-day Friday
    • Career progression planning
    • Continuous professional learning and development opportunities
    • Regular social opportunities
    • Strong Adventist ethos
    • Fun culture
    • Employee discounts for Adventist Education school fees
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Access to ACA Health Insurance
    • Opportunities to participate in and contribute to community focused projects

    The successful applicant will:

    • Model and nurture an active relationship with Jesus and have the ability to support the ethos of the Church Company (Greater Sydney) Ltd
    • Hold appropriate qualifications, such as an Accounting degree or certificate IV in bookkeeping, or have experience in a similar role.
    • Possess good communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Be computer literate and have good keyboard skills. A working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite and experience using a computer based accounting package would be an advantage.
    • Be organised and able to work to deadlines.
    • Demonstrate a good work ethic.


    Only those with a legal right to work in Australia and in possession of a valid WWCC may apply. Note that the appointing body reserves the right to fill this position at its discretion and to close applications early.

    Expressions of interest can be sent to the Acting People and Culture Manager, Nicole Strickland at [email protected]. Please provide your resume and a cover letter addressing how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the role as outlined above.

    Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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