Bookkeeper

Thank you for your interest in working with Screenrights.

Screenrights is committed to pursuing diversity within the screen sector and following an inclusive directive in all aspects of our business. Every person has the right to a fair and unbiased recruitment process irrespective of gender, geographic location, race, age, sexual orientation, disability, religion, intersex identity or nationality.

We pride ourselves on maintaining a great workplace culture, and Screenrights provides a flexible and friendly working environment. We have embraced the hybrid working model that has proven effective during the pandemic, while we continue to foster a supportive team environment. We offer ongoing training opportunities for our staff, and benefits like free movie tickets for Australian and NZ theatrical film releases.

Screenrights employees aspire to the following success behaviours:

  • Leadership
  • Innovation & Renovation
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Solution Focused
  • Reliability & Accountability

We are also guided by our three core values, which underpin the way we work:

Act with Integrity“We are accountable, trustworthy and fair”
Strive For Excellence“We believe in change for the better and always seek opportunities to improve”   
Achieve Through Collaboration“We reach our best results when we work together”

Bookkeeper

Department

Business Operations

Immediate Supervisor

Financial Accountant

Load

Part-Time

Role Summary

At Screenrights all that we do supports learning and creativity.

Screenrights is a leading and trusted membership organisation that has been supporting the film and television industry for more than 30 years through providing rights and royalty management services.

You are an experienced bookkeeper/accounts professional who can work autonomously, self manage work to meet deadlines, and provide a proactive and efficient service to our team, members and stakeholders.

In this role you will provide efficient administration and accurate financial services support, working closely with the finance & royalty administration teams to ensure that business operational needs are met. Utilising your advanced XERO skills you will be responsible for AP, AR, bank reconciliations, payroll, month end processes, and supporting the team with queries and reporting as required.

About you

  • Sound experience in a bookkeeping or accounts within a small-medium sized business, maintaining accounting and financial records and reporting
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Advanced skills in Excel and you are a XERO Hero!
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and adapt to new technology, systems and databases
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for working collaboratively and providing a high standard of service
  • Ability to work independently with excellent planning, organisation and problem-solving skills

Highly desirable

  • An interest or experience in the screen industry and a desire to learn how the business side of the industry works

Key Accountabilities

  • Balance and maintain accurate ledgers
  • Accounts payable and receivable – proactive management and follow up/payment of invoices
  • Expense and bank account reconciliations, and provide financial reporting on a regular basis
  • Monitor office expenses and coordinate reporting with business managers
  • Prepare quarterly and monthly tax returns, along with payroll, operating and business taxes

Application Process

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Level 1, 140 Myrtle Street
Chippendale NSW 2008
Australia

Australia

Phone: +61 2 8038 1300

New Zealand

NZ Freephone: 0800 44 2348

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