Bookkeeper & Payroll (SO2)

Finance And Back Office Pasig City, National Capital Region


About the Organization

This firm are an award-winning top 100 Professional services practice located in Australia. Proud to be people focused & quality driven. 
With 3 principles and a team of 30-35 staff in total, they’re a well-resourced team who are continuously growing.

Individual and Business Clients are across a wide variety of industries including manufacturing, architecture, engineering, advertising, property developers, tourism & hospitality and over 150 SMSF’s. 

Training & ongoing study is always front of mind with this practice. Each member of staff will receive a training budget plus a training program that is tailored to each individual which is not only technical, but also soft skills, management, communication, and client management training. 

Culture wise, we are social & collaborative. The firm regularly have team lunches and celebrate events such as birthdays and want to make sure you feel part of our Australian business. 

Principle role includes the following:


Australian Bookkeepers are responsible for several duties related to managing financial records these responsibilities for clients - these activities include:

  • Processing payments, invoices, income and receipts and entering data into accounting software (XERO) or databases then filing hard copies
  • Preparing financial statements showing business income and expenditure
  • Regular Bank Reconciliation  
  • Completing Monthly and Quarterly BAS returns
  • Verifying the accuracy of business accounts and alerting the Accountant of errors
  • Recording any inconsistencies to help the Accountants reconcile inaccuracies
  • Developing monthly financial statements including cash flow, profit and loss and balance sheets
  • Helping the Accountant with administrative duties and preparing yearly accounts


  • Maintaining payroll information for Clients by collating, calculating and Payroll data for Payroll Clients
  • Generating Clients fortnightly payroll file
  • Updating payroll records by entering any changes to employee information or benefits such as job title changes, exemptions and saving deductions
  • Preparing reports that include summaries of earnings, tax deductions, leave, compassionate leave and non-taxable wages 
  • Calculating payroll liabilities by determining employee taxes, including federal and state income and social security tax, and calculating employer’s payments for social security, unemployment and worker’s compensation
  • Resolving payroll discrepancies and answering any employee payroll queries
  • Maintaining all payroll operations according to company policies and procedures

Systems Experience in: 

  • Xero and other cloud-based Payroll systems

Key Knowledge in: 

  • Accounting and Bookkeeping
  • Australian Accounting and Tax Compliance, and Payroll compliance
  • 2-3+ years experience in Australian Payroll and Bookkeeping