First listed on: 04 June 2018

Assistant Accountant

  • Part-time role, 15 to 25 hours per week, contract to end of 2019
  • Inner city location, close to public transport
  • Help the 3.7 million Australians affected by cardiovascular disease

About Us

How often do you look at the world with a new perspective? At the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute we do it every day. It’s in our DNA, our culture, our attitude and our approach.

For over 20 years, through the power of discovery, we have been able to imagine the unimaginable, revolutionising the understanding of heart disease – still the leading cause of death and disability in our society.

From the legacy of legendary heart transplant surgeon Victor Chang, The Institute’s team have rapidly pioneered research with a shared and life changing vision – to reduce the incidence, severity and impact of heart disease.

The Role

This newly created role is an excellent opportunity for an Assistant Accountant to work in a small, friendly team and develop their skills and experience through exposure to all facets of the accounts process.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Accounts payable and expense functions including data processing;
  • Accounts receivable functions;
  • Bank and credit card reconciliation;
  • Assisting with month end and year end processes;
  • Assisting with general ledger reconciliations, preparing journals, accruals, prepayments;
  • Filing;
  • Banking.

About You

You are a team player with excellent communication skills. You are happy working independently but will also enjoy working as part of a team. You enjoy variety and have a “can do” attitude.

We would like to meet you if you have:

  • A minimum Diploma in Accounting;
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills;
  • Experience in “Great Plains” accounting software;
  • Excellent attention to detail and time management skills.

This is a part-time (15-25 hours per week) contract until 31 December 2019 with the possibility of an extension. Hours can be worked over 2-3 full days or five days within school hours.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary along with salary packaging
  • Stimulating work setting focussed on cutting edge medical research
  • Collaborative team environment 

We strive to ensure our staff and students enjoy a great working environment. We value and are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity and gender equity and promotes flexible working arrangements for staff to balance working requirements and personal needs.

Come and work with us & help make a difference.

How to apply:
  • For further information about the role, please visit our website -
  • If you would like to apply for this role, please send your cover letter, resume and contact details for three referees to
Closing date:
Applications will remain open until a suitable candidate is found

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