Interim Bookkeeper / Finance Support Specialist

Job title : Interim Bookkeeper / Finance Support Specialist
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Part Time
Salary : $40.00-$45.00 per hour + superannuation
Contact name : Celena Sonntag
Contact email :
Job reference : BK0605CMS
Role Overview

Our Client is seeking an experienced Interim Bookkeeper / Finance Support Specialist to manage our financial obligations and support their growth. You will play a critical role in financial reporting, process improvement, and commercial decision-making. Retail sector experience and strong accounting software skills are preferred. You should be an excellent communicator, a team player, and capable of managing multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure timely and accurate financial reporting with our outsourced bookkeepers
  • Identify and execute process improvements
  • Collaborate with teams on budget management and spending proposals
  • Enhance reporting systems to support commercial decision-making
  • Manage significant Accounts Payable responsibilities (~3 hours daily)
  • Review third-party prepared payroll
  • Act as liaison between bookkeepers and the business
  • Make informed decisions regarding cash management, promotional activities, and customer experience
Other Tasks:
  • Support finance and accounts teams in training and skill development
  • Prepare monthly performance reports
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with internal control environment
  • Track sales performance and implement corrective actions

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Excellent communication, presentation, prioritization, and organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Extensive experience in accounting (tertiary education is a plus)

Ideal Candidate

  • Previous experience in a similar Bookkeeping or Senior Accounts Officer position 
  • Strong technical knowledge with a passion for understanding core financial principals and delivering a high quality of service
  • Ability to confidently work autonomously, as well as act as a team player to operate collaboratively 
  • High level customer services skills and ability to build positive working relationships 
  • Honest, reliable and dedicated worker
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Exceptional organisational and time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Superior attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Flexible, hands-on approach with a growth mindset
  • Enthusiastic personality with a positive outlook
  • Proactive problem-solving skills
  • Strong work ethic and willingness to adapt
  • Technology-forward approach

Additional Benefits

  • Attractive remuneration / hourly rate 
  • Join a growing business as soon as you are able
  • Casual and supportive working environment 
  • Personalized development
  • Inclusive wellness policy
  • Diverse and inclusive work environment

How to Apply

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Nicola McLennan at