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Accountant (Payroll Specialty) at Phocas

Cremorne, VIC

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  • Hands on transactional role with international exposure
  • Growing and dynamic global tech company
  • Small friendly team and an awesome culture

About Phocas

Be part of an award-winning software organisation providing over 1,200 global customers with fantastically presented insights to make data analytics easy-to-use, so people feel good about their business data.

And Phocas isn’t just loved by our customers. We also have some of the happiest employees going around! In fact, Phocas ranks #1 in G2 Crowd, has a 4.6/5 rating on Glassdoor, and in 2019 Phocas won the Culture Transformation Award from Human Synergistics in recognition of our constructive and positive culture.

We are a 2020 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant

About the role

An exciting opportunity exists to join our awesome finance team as a professional hands on Accountant providing transactional accounting and reporting services for Phocas. This is a broad role covering a number of important functions such as payroll preparation and processing; accounts payable and receivable; purchase order management; month end close processes (including bank reconciliation); and much more. It's a fantastic opportunity to work across all functions of Finance, whilst gaining international exposure to our USA, UK & Australian entities.

About You

We are a small collaborative Finance team who enjoy each others company and love to have a laugh - who doesn't. We are looking for a new team member who has a healthy sense of humour (goes without saying); enjoys working and contributing to a team environment; is knowledgeable, inquisitive and eager to learn and grow.

Additionally, you will:

  • Have appropriate accounting qualifications, with a minimum of 3 years experience in a practical, hands on, high volume processing accounts role
  • Be highly proficient with Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel and have experience with Microsoft GP (or similar financial package would be advantageous)
  • Be solution orientated,with sound problem solving skills where you are able to assess the needs of the business as well as the client and act accordingly
  • Be highly motivated by data and financial information processing activities
  • Be analytically minded and able to analyse numbers intuitively (you usually identify numbers that are not correct)
  • Have high attention to detail and be highly organised in order to manage your time effectively
  • Have excellent communication (written and verbal) skills, along with a strong commitment to building and maintaining stakeholder relationships

If this sounds like you, and you are keen to grow and develop as an Accountant, then we may just have the exciting role you have been looking for. Don't wait, apply now knowing that every application will be responded to.

You must have full Australian working rights to be considered for this position.

About working at Phocas

We expect results at Phocas, which is why we give so much in return. In addition to your paid leave, holidays, and superannuation benefits, we provide a heap of perks which include:

  • Fun / Fulfilling: Awesome culture and meaningful work
  • Autonomy: Trusted to follow your passion and make it your own
  • Growth: Opportunity to be more – for you and the business
  • Wellness: We believe in a real work life balance and have a strong family orientated culture

Remuneration will be commensurate based on experience .

To all recruitment agencies: Phocas does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Phocas employees or any other company location. Phocas will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Phocas is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type

Full Time



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About Phocas

Office address

  • 17 Newton Street, Cremorne, VIC, 3121
  • 35 Lime Street, Sydney CBD, NSW, 2000

Company size

201-500 people

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