Careers

​Arts Project Australia is proud to engage a highly qualified team of staff and volunteers who support, promote and advocate for our artists.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR A BOOKKEEPER!

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Bookkeeper

Applications close: 10 February, 2019.

  • 3 days per fortnight
  • Some flexibility on working from home

We are looking for an individual with an eye for detail to join the Arts Project Australia team. (22 hours per fortnight – days flexible but must include Mondays).

Arts Project offers studio-based programs staffed by practising artists who provide support and assistance to people with intellectual disabilities who wish to develop and/or improve their artistic skills.

It also runs ongoing exhibition and leasing programs through which artists’ work is promoted locally, nationally and internationally across a wide variety of exhibiting contexts including public institutions and commercial galleries. Arts Project Australia is an equal opportunity employer.

Required weekly/fortnightly/monthly tasks:
  • Pay supplier invoices fortnightly
  • Process payroll fortnightly
  • Record cash receipts and make bank deposits monthly
  • Conduct a monthly reconciliation of bank accounts
  • Maintain the petty cash fund monthly
Other tasks as needed:
  • Issue invoices to customers as required
  • Ensure that receivables are collected promptly
  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system
  • Offer timely and efficient administration support as needed
  • Enter data accurately into database.
  • Ensure maintenance records management and archival systems are maintained.
Selection Criteria

Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Advanced certificate or higher qualifications in business administration or financial management or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to prepare budget reports and meeting financial, administrative and program reporting requirements.
  • Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills, including negotiation skills.
  • Current satisfactory clearance for Police Check, Disability Workers Exclusion Scheme and Working with Children Check (can be organised with acceptance of role).
  • Experience with MYOB.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Experience with not for profit organisations.
  • Experience with Salesforce database.

A full Position Description is attached here:

PD – APA Bookkeeper

HOW TO APPLY FOR THIS JOB

Please email your application addressing the criteria listed in the Position Description along with your CV to [email protected]org.au using the subject line: Bookkeeper application 

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Elyss McCleary and Laura Sheehan, ARTS PROJECT AUSTRALIA STUDIO, PHOTO: KATE LONGLEY

Elyss McCleary and Laura Sheehan, ARTS PROJECT AUSTRALIA STUDIO, PHOTO: KATE LONGLEY

I have a job I love in such a narrow industry for which we all spend a lot of time studying…It’s important to work in a place which aligns with your values.
– Arts Project Staff Member