Assistant Accountant at Employment Hero

Information Technology and Services, Finance, Full-time, Remote, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia sydney remote finance full-time
Posted 9 days ago

About the job

Employment Hero is one of Australia's fastest-growing tech companies. Our world-class software is the easiest way for small to medium-sized businesses to manage HR, payroll, employee engagement, and benefits. Having expanded globally in late 2020 we will continue to grow rapidly in 2021 and beyond.

We believe in distributed employment and take a ‘Remote First’ approach with our team. We don’t mind if you live in Broome, Bendigo or Bondi, if you’ve got the skills for the role and the passion for our mission then we want to hear from you.

Working closely with our Financial Controller and Finance Manager, you will be responsible for our day-to-day accounting, including reconciliations, journals, accruals, customer related queries and will have exposure to inter-company and FX transactions. Your CA/CPA studies are fully paid and we offer extra study leave days.

You will have multiple career pathway opportunities, but it is entirely up to you to make this job your own and steer your own direction. The ideal candidate has ambition to grow, is a self-starter, and is not willing to settle. You will be encouraged to develop your technical and interpersonal skills where you will constantly be challenged on a day to day basis.

Employment Hero celebrates diverse perspectives and experiences, we invite people of all backgrounds and identities to apply for this position.


  • Balance sheet reconciliations and journal entries for prepayments, accruals, deferred revenue and depreciation schedules
  • Credit card and bank reconciliation preparation
  • Managing credit control function
  • Review and approval of AP batches
  • Working on internal and external financial-related queries
  • Assisting with Global Teams invoice processing and preparation
  • Assisting with month-end processes and reporting
  • Assisting the CFO and Financial Controller with any ad hoc tasks and projects


  • Bachelor of Commerce or equivalent accounting degree
  • Part CPA/CA qualified or looking to start
  • 6 months to 2 years working experience ideal
  • Excellent technical accounting skills and intermediate Excel (V-lookups, pivot tables)
  • Hungry, creative, enthusiastic, and data-driven with a diverse skill set to thrive in an environment of fast growth and ambiguity
  • Experience with NetSuite ideal but not essential


  • Self, health, wealth and happiness programs
  • Remote-first and flexible working arrangements
  • Our Sydney office is dog friendly and remains open for team meetings, collaboration days and those who need a day away from their home office (we are a COVID-safe workspace for those who choose to use it!)
  • A generous budget to spend on setting up your home office (if you need a desk, chair, screen? You name it!)
  • We set you up for success with the latest and greatest hardware, tools and tech
  • Continuing education / post-graduate assistance program
  • Virtual yoga classes
  • Weekly virtual happy-hour and social events to get to know your new colleagues
  • Quarterly & yearly team celebrations
  • Access to the EH Employee Benefits Program and Hero Rewards Shop, of course!
  • Employee Share Option Program: be an owner of Employment Hero!

Why join Employment Hero?

* LinkedIn Top 25 Startups 2021, ranked #2 in Australia

* The Australian Top 100 Innovators List 2021

* Raised $140M Series E round led by Insight Partners July 2021

* Raised $45M Series D round led by Seek 2021

* Deloitte Technology Fast 50 2020, ranked #42 in Australia

* LinkedIn Top 10 Startups 2020

* Raised $22M Series C Round led by Seek July 2019

* Raised $8 mill series B round led by Seek and OneVentures

* Deloitte Technology Fast 50 2019, ranked #20 in Australia

* GetApp Category Leader Q1 2019

* Deloitte Technology Fast 50 2018, ranked #12 in Australia

* HRD Gold Medalist - Human Capital Management Systems 2018

* HRD Gold Medalist - Rewards and Recognition Service Provider 2018

* HRD Rewards and Recognition Employer of Choice 2018

* LinkedIn Top 25 Startups 2018

* EY Entrepreneur of the Year National Finalist 2018

* Dynamic Business Top 10 Entrepreneurs, our CEO Ben Thompson ranked #2

* BRW Most Innovative Companies 2015

* Anthill Smart 100 List 2015

* Startup Daily Top 50 Emerging Leaders 2015

* HRD Employer of Choice Award 2015

* Aon Hewitt Best Employers 2013