Graduate Accountant

Sydney, Australia
Wednesday, 4 December 2019
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 15 December 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital or disability status.

The National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) is Australia’s premier training ground for future leaders and practitioners in the performing arts. Located at Kensington in Sydney, it is a centre of excellence in education and training. NIDA is unique in the world for its conservatoire training in the range that it offers which includes Acting, Costume, Cultural Leadership, Design, Directing, Properties and Objects, Scenic Construction and Technologies, Technical Theatre and Stage Management, Writing for Performance and Voice.

The Opportunity

This is a great opportunity for an accounting graduate looking to gain practical experience whilst working in a small organisation with a multitude of facets. The successful applicant will be given administrative tasks whilst being mentored and receive on-going training in managing reconciliations, accounts receivable, and proficiency in NIDA Finance Systems which includes Workplace (purchasing ordering system) and Jedox.

Commencing mid-January, this casual position will be working in a team that includes the CFO, Manager Finance and BI, Accountant, and Accounts Payable and Payroll Officer.

About You

You will be a collaborative individual with a proven collegiate communication style. You will have a relevant Degree or equivalent in the related discipline, looking to apply theoretical knowledge in a practical setting, ideally commencing or have attained your CA/CPA. You will have the capability and demonstrated experience of meeting competing deadlines whilst responding to enquires under pressure.

This role would also suit a motivated individual who can effectively provide and explain to stakeholders solutions to their enquires.

What we’re looking for

Essential components of your application

  • A brief cover letter that demonstrates your understanding of and capacity to undertake the role.
  • Your C.V. including two references who can comment on your professional experience

Closing date

5.00pm, 15 December 2019

Only applicants who are shortlisted for interview will be contacted.


You are required to have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this role. This role is not suited to a working holiday visa holder.

A valid Working With Children Check for NSW is essential. Having one or being willing to get one and to support and implement NIDA’s Child Safe Strategies is necessary to undertake this role.


For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact Amol Ghoddke, Manager Finance & BI, on 02 9697 7651 or