Senior Accounts Clerk

Applications close March 31, 2023

People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • Permanent full time
  • Generous leave entitlements
  • Relocation assistance provided

Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Council was founded and is still led, governed and directed by women from the NPY region.  It was created to give a voice to women across 26 desert communities in the cross-border regions of Western Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory.  Today, we continue to provide progressive, innovative and evidence-based work in service delivery, advocacy and support.


The Finance team is a critical support service to our organization and is responsible for all invoice payments, salary payments and budget preparation.  The department also ensures the organization complies with a variety of external financial regulations by preparing periodic reporting for a number of external institutions.


We are now recruiting for an experienced Senior Accounts Clerk to join the organization and be part of our Business Support Program.  You will have experience and understanding of payroll and accounts processes with formal accounting or bookkeeping qualifications, or extensive demonstrated experience.  You will be a self-starter who is able to multitask efficiently and under minimal supervision.  The ideal candidate will also be a friendly and confident individual who interacts well with others and pays excellent attention to detail.   Frequent telephone contact with both internal and external stakeholders is a priority and important to this role.

Supporting the Finance Manager, this position is responsible for providing training to, and assisting, the Payroll Officer and Accounts Clerk.  In addition, the position will assist in implementing and maintaining an effective financial management control system for NPYWC through planning, budgeting, controlling, monitoring, analysing, interpreting and reporting on financial data, and ensuring all financial transactions are processed in accordance with the relevant financial regulations, standard accounting principles and NPYWC’s policies and procedures.

We offer a range of benefits as well as professional support and opportunities for growth within the organisation.  We encourage ongoing development and connections in your work and give you the autonomy that creates a culture of trust.


You will have at least three years’ experience in a similar role with a relevant qualification from a recognized institute. You  should  be a friendly and confident individual who interacts well with others and pays excellent attention to details. You will also receive a comprehensive orientation program, best practice supervision from your and you will join a diverse and inclusive organisation in an environment and landscape unique to Australia.

Underpinning this will be a competitive, above award based salary, superannuation, salary packaging benefits, 5 weeks of annual leave, 3 days of additional leave, retention bonus and generous personal leave to care for you and your family.  We also provide access to an Employee Assistance Program for independent and confidential counselling.


  • To apply, please complete the online application below and submit both a comprehensive covering letter and resume.
  • To view the full position description, please click here:Senior Accounts Clerk Job Description
  • For initial enquiries please contact Finance Manager, Lavenia Saville on 08 8958 2349.