Assistant Accountant

  • Sydney NSW, Australia
  • Full-time

Company Description

Xref is an HR software platform offering ease and assurance to anyone conducting candidate reference checks. We help people make great hires, with speed and confidence.


But, as a workplace, we’re about much more than that.


If you’ve considered joining a startup but equally value the security of an established business. Xref could be the next move for you.


Since launching in 2011, we have:

  • Changed the way the HR and recruitment industries conduct reference checks

  • Listed on the ASX

  • Expanded internationally, into London, Toronto and Oslo

  • Signed up more than 1000 customers in APAC, EMEA, Canada and North America

  • Grown from a team of two to more than 80 worldwide


We’ve hit some major milestones and we’ve had a lot of fun along the way. Now, as we enter our next major chapter of growth, we’re looking for more great people to bring on the journey with us.

Job Description

Thanks to continued growth our global finance team is looking for a graduate accountant to fill a newly created position supporting primarily our Australian team (but also working on global tasks). 


This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated finance professional looking to get exposure across all facets of a global commercial finance team and to work directly with our CFO.


What can you expect?

  • Supporting the daily reconciliation of company bank accounts, credit cards and travel cards within Xero

  • Accounts Receivable & Accounts Payable duties

  • Supporting payroll, controlling and processing employee’s expense claims

  • Customer cooperation and internal communication with sales/customer success team

  • Assisting with month end close process

  • Assisting with preparation of internal financial reports for management

  • Assisting with maintenance of regional and divisional budgets

  • Other duties as required


The role will continue to develop with new responsibilities being assigned as existing tasks are mastered.


  • Completion of Finance/Accounting focused degree or have completed your degree and undertaking your professional qualifications (ie, CA, CPA)
  • Attention to detail, multi tasking and ability to meet deadlines

  • Ability to thrive in an ever changing environment

  • The ability to work as part of a team, both face to face and remote whilst being self motivated

  • Strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with diverse community groups and other stakeholders

  • Excellent organisational and time management skills. 

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