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Senior Accounts Officer


Senior Accounts Officer

Work Type:


Senior Accounts Officer:

Work Type – Full-Time with flexible working arrangements


Animal Emergency Australia provides emergency vet care across multiple hospitals in Queensland, Tasmania, and Perth. We are a home for veterinary professionals to do and be their best. At AEA we are dedicated to continual improvement in the care we provide the patients who rely on us. To do this, we strive to create a culture of continual improvement within each individual team. Through providing an innovative, flexible, fun, world-class workplace, we give people who join us an opportunity to truly do, and be, their best.

We invest in work-life balance. We invest in innovation, culture and career progression. We help our people build incredible careers, creating the future of emergency medicine and critical care within the veterinary profession.

The Job

As part of the awesome Operations Team, the Senior Accounts Officer supports the key accounting objectives of Animal Emergency Australia. This role reports to the Accounts Manager and has the objective to provide accurate and timely processing, controlling, analysis and reporting of accounting transactions. The key outcomes include: effective communication with national clinics, timely processing of information, maintaining data integrity and accuracy of accounting records to support an effective accounting function. Prepare reports as required by the Accounts Manager, CFO and COO. Ensure accounts satisfy AEA financial policies, internal controls and audit standards.

The Location

Flexible work arrangements with min. 3 days on location as required. Head office is in Springwood, Brisbane.

Our People

We have campers, runners, podcasters, swimmers, mothers, fathers and every other variety of person. We have happy people, caring people, developing leaders, family people! You will find family here. You will find friends here and if you like, bring your friends too!!

“We challenge the heart, support the mind, thrive on trust and operate with integrity, compassion and kindness in everything we do.”

All About You

  • 5+ years’ experience in an equivalent position
  • Extensive general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable and reporting skills
  • Extensive Xero experience required
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong attention to detail and effective analysis.
  • Effective financial document organisation and archiving
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to function well in a team-oriented environment
  • Familiarity with Dext and RxWorks is a plus

Job Requirements:

Key Responsibilities

  • Reconciliation of bank accounts and other bank related facilities
  • Revenue and trade debtor reconciliation between accounting system and practice management system
  • Accounts payable management and reconciliation as required (performing backup duties as needed)
  • Reconciliation of intercompany loan accounts, and associated administration including intercompany invoice preparation
  • Payroll related reconciliations and associated journals as required
  • Preparation of other end of month activities including general journal preparation
  • Assistance provided as require for insurance administration & renewals (including Workcover)
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders including management, hospital directors and business development managers in relation to a variety of matters
  • Liaising external stakeholders such as vendors as required
  • Working closely with other accounts team members in tackling challenges as they arise
  • Assistance with basic tax related matters such as FBT and GST
  • Performing backup duties to other team members as and when required
  • Assisting with tax related matters including FBT and GST (as required)
  • Providing suggestions for improvement as identified
  • Helping to maintain integrity of systems through diligence in integrity of data input and management
  • Other duties as directed


 Benefits and Cool Stuff

  • An appealing salary that will reflect your abilities and future performance in the order of $75,000-80,000 + Super
  • Family friendly hours
  • Work life harmony and flexibility
  • A Continuing Education allocation to assist with your Career Growth approx. $3000 in PD over 2 years
  • Opportunities for additional management training
  • The opportunity to transfer across the company to fulfill your further career aspirations
  • Employee Pet Wellness discounts
  • heavily discounted gym memberships
  • A fun, collaborate and fully supportive team that mentor and develop you for greater heights. Work hard and play hard together!


Next Steps


Join our passionate and highly skilled team to enjoy a collaborative, caring, supportive workplace, with genuine care for patients and clients alike. To apply for this role, please send your CV to

July 26, 2022

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