Accounts Assistant / Office Manager

First Light Racing
November 24, 2018
Job Type
Bookkeeping & Admin


First Light Racing specialises in racehorse ownership - allowing individuals and groups to share ownership in racehorses and experience the great thrill of racing. Our company's mission is to offer our clients 'the ultimate racehorse ownership experience' by providing every owner with premium communication and insight into their racehorse, plus unique access & invitations to social events.

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Due to a departing employee, a position has become available for an energetic & enthusiastic candidate to join a small, but select team, at an innovative & fast-growing Horse Racing Syndication Company based in Melbourne

Ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Vibrant & energetic
  • Can-do attitude
  • High quality verbal & written communication skills
  • Willingness to learn with an attention to detail
  • Neat, professional, with a winning attitude
  • Proficient in accounting software’s; ‘Xero’ (preferred) & ‘Stallion’ (not essential)
  • A passion and/or knowledge of the horse racing industry (preferred)

Responsibilities will include:

  • End to end bookkeeping function; including reconciling of monthly supplier purchase invoices to the preparation of client invoices, bank reconciliation, accounts payable, accounts receivable, debtor collection
  • Preparation of monthly accounts for directors
  • Email/telephone communication with clients/suppliers
  • Ownership & syndicate paperwork, including liaising with Racing Victoria
  • Management of insurance policies of all horses
  • Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) administration
  • Assistance in event management, occasional raceday attendances
  • Assist other 4 full-time staff in the business
  • Banking, post office & other office admin duties

Position/Salary offer:

  • Full-time
  • $50,000-65,000 p.a. plus Super, depending on experience
  • Melbourne office location
  • Job start; immediate, handover available pre-Xmas


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