Financial Operations Coordinator (Payroll) at Practice Ignition

Full-Time, Finance & Operations, Sydney, New South Wales sydney finance full-time
Posted 23 days ago

Who we are:

Have you ever engaged an accountant or financial advisor and felt a little unsure in what you were purchasing? Practice Ignition is the world’s first client engagement and commerce platform for professional services businesses, with a key focus on financial services. We are on a mission to transform the way people do business together, sparking long-lasting relationships by putting businesses and their clients on the same page from the start. More clarity and less ambiguity for both sides. Win-win.

We are a high-growth, global SaaS organization with employees in Australia, US, Canada, UK, South Africa, New Zealand and the Philippines.

Job Location:

The role will be based in Sydney.

About the role:

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing Company as the FinOps Coordinator.  The role will be based in Sydney and will report into the Financial Controller.  This is a Finance generalist role, with the main area of responsibility managing the payroll administration for all of our countries globally. In addition to payroll, you will provide support to your Finance and Business Operations colleagues and to a variety of internal and external stakeholders, playing a key role within the company.

What your day to day will look like:

  • Manage the payroll administration and processing for all countries. In-house for Australia, NZ, UK and US, working in conjunction with outsourced accountants for Canada, South Africa and Philippines.
  • Ensure data provided to accounting systems is of a very high quality for monthly reporting. 
  • Processing new joiner and leaver calculations and paperwork (onboarding & offboarding)
  • Be the primary point of contact for all staff on payroll related questions and take responsibility for timely responses. 
  • Manage the monthly outsourced accountant meeting agendas
  • Own and streamline the expense claims management process.
  • Month-end and year end tasks including balance sheet reconciliation 
  • Provide administrative support to Finance & Business Operations colleagues on Projects & Audits, where required.

What you need to succeed:

  • Proficiency using the tools of the trade: Xero, Excel - intermediate, Google Suite - Sheets, Google Docs, Cloud based - Financial Reporting Systems.
  • Experience in an accounting / finance environment, ideally with 2 years payroll processing experience
  • The ability to adopt a hands-on approach to problem solving, juggling multiple tasks and can be relied upon to work autonomously.
  • Proven interpersonal and organisation skills.
  • Ability to proactively solve problems with solutions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High level of confidentiality and professionalism.
  • High attention to detail, and time management skills is a must.
  • Tertiary qualified in a related discipline or equivalent work experience.

Why join us:

  • Founder led, global SaaS organization, in hyper growth mode and scaling fast 
  • We work without ego in a collaborative, open and transparent work culture
  • Competitive salary and employee stock options from day 1
  • 20 days accrued annual leave/vacation, along with 10 days of wellbeing days to take care of yourself and/or loved ones
  • Annual education allowance to support your professional growth
  • Curious and smart coworkers who won’t back down from a challenge
  • Employee recognition program
  • Quarterly wellness allowance to spend on your wellness and what this means to you
  • Paid subscription to Headspace
  • Home office reimbursement
  • Personal tax return assistance - after all, we are in the accounting business!
  • Paid parental leave 
  • An extra paid day off to celebrate your birthday, alongside volunteering leave 
  • Monthly virtual social events

Company Values:

We are better everyday

We work without ego

We are smarter together

We hero our customer

Practice Ignition is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Practice Ignition is proud to provide employment and recruitment accommodations during the recruitment process. Once our team reviews your resume and contacts you if there is a fit, we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs. For any questions, suggestions or required documents regarding accessibility in a different format, please contact [email protected]