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Offshore Virtual Assistants, a very respected Australian outsourcing company is looking for a bookkeeper/ experienced personal assistant for our client who owns a fast-growing bookkeeping franchise in Sydney, Australia. 

She also provides management reporting and education to small businesses. A great opportunity to work in this varied role. The position offers an opportunity to expand upon skills and knowledge as well as exposure to the daily management of a bookkeeping business.

We are looking for an experienced bookkeeper who is also keen to assist in the growth of this company by supporting the owner with the bookkeeping services for her client.

Full time: 8 am – 5 pm Sydney time


  • Bookkeeping tasks and administration
  • Bank and credit card reconciliations
  • Accounts payables
  • Accounts receivables
  • Payroll processing
  • Assistance with the preparation of BAS and IAS
  • Assistance with Balance sheet reconciliations including wages, prepayment and liabilities accounts
  • Superannuation payable and GST.
  • Update supplier contacts in Client Xero / MYOB files
  • MYOB to Xero accounts migration
  • Processing bank feed transactions in Xero by coding to correct category
  • Flagging transactions you are unsure of
  • Diary, calendar and email management 
  • Manage filing system in Office 365 to ensure everything correctly labeled
  • Manage and oversee task lists in project management system
  • Helping to build SOP and process documentation for the office


  • To assist with the digital marketing of the company when time permits 
  • Social Media management
  • Blog Posts 

OTHER ADMINISTRATION DUTIES as required to assist in the growth of the company.

Industry Related experience

Previous experience as a virtual assistant working for an Australian accountant or bookkeeping business will be highly regarded.

Personal Qualities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Exceptional business administration skills with high attention to detail and an eye for continuous improvement
  • Effectively prioritise work tasks to meet deadlines
  • Aptitude to learn new software and systems
  • Energetic and positive attitude
  • Work independently and to carry out assignments to completion following processes and procedures
  • Work with the manager and independently as required to ensure consistent workflow.
  • Managing workflow and project/task management.
  • Honesty and integrity in doing what you say you will do. Don’t promise something you can’t deliver

Required Qualifications

  • Degree in Business or accounting or equivalent
  • 2 years of work-related experience in a Bookkeeping business, preferably Australian and a good understanding of Australian accounting terminology.

Tools and Software

  • Advanced efficiency in Office 365
  • Advanced efficiency in Excel 
  • Xero 
  • MYOB
  • MYOB to Xero migration experience highly regarded 
  • Project management experience ie Practice manager

Key Success Factors: 

  • A willingness to self learn and the flexibility to grow with the role as the business further develops is essential.
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to manage workload and work independently