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Accounts Officer
SeaLink North Queensland


Join an award-winning ASX-listed tourism and transport company

Access to a range of employee benefits 

Rewarding permanent role based in Townsville


About the Role


Reporting to the Finance Manager, this role will have responsibility for overseeing and managing the financial activities of the organisation, including maintaining accurate financial records, preparing financial reports and ensuring compliance with accounting standards and regulations.


Responsibilities also include:

  • Accounts payable, accounts receivable and banking processors including invoices, expense claims and credit card payments.
  • Produce and manage Purchase Orders including regular reporting of actual spend against projects
  • Allocate invoices to appropriate cost centres, general ledger accounts and tax codes and ensure approval is in accordance with the financial delegation, policies and procedures
  • Ensure integrity in the master data setup including suppliers and customers and assist in the maintenance of the finance systems
  • Identify, develop and implement business process improvements within the Finance department and greater business
  • Reconciliation of supplier balances with the financial system balances and escalate any issues that arise to the Manager of Finance
  • Control and manage the bank reconciliation process
  • Prepare reports and other documentation for management when requested.
  • Be the first point of contact for internal and external customer payment enquiries including audit queries

While the role is based in Townsville, it is responsible for supporting the Townsville and Northern Territory SeaLink businesses.  


About You


You will have an excellent understanding of accounting practices and their application, along with superior numerical ability and accuracy. You will be an effective team player and have at least 5 years experience in working in a similar role.   


You will also have the following knowledge, experience, and skills:

  • Proven experience as an Accounts Officer or similar role.
  • Experience across Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and superior skills in Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Effective time management skills.
  • Self-motivated, proactive and great work ethic.
  • Ability to meet deadlines & maintain strong performance under pressure

If you are studying towards or who have completed a Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field, you will be highly regarded. Prior experience working in a shared services environment is desirable.


How to Apply

Click APPLY and fill in as much information as you can in the track record section of the application, paying close attention to each question.


We are requesting your resume and cover letter explaining why you are the best person for this position.


Applications close 30 May 2024.   However, please do not delay in submitting your application as shortlisting will commence as applications are received and the advert may close earlier than 30 May 2024 if a suitable candidate is selected.  


About Us


SeaLink North Queensland operates from Townsville delivering daily ferry passenger services to Magnetic Island and 6 services a week to Palm Island. Our tourism operations include local tours to Cape Cleveland Lighthouse, Orpheus Island, Palm Island, Whale Watching Tours, snorkelling experiences on the Great Barrier Reef exploring the Museum of Underwater Art, private charters, and ship-to-shore transfers for visiting cruise ships between Airlie Beach and Port Douglas. For more information visit:


SeaLink North Queensland is a SeaLink Marine and Tourism company, part of the Kelsian Group - Australia’s largest integrated multi-modal transport provider and tourism operator, with established bus operations in Australia, the USA, Singapore, London and the Channel Islands.


Kelsian provides essential journeys for our customers by delivering safe and intelligent transport solutions designed to improve the sustainability and liveability of the communities we serve.



We aim to provide meaningful and sustainable employment opportunities that are free from barriers, support and celebrate the diverse talents of our team members, improve awareness of the value of diversity and inclusion across our organisation, and enable our leaders to champion diversity and inclusion.

  Full Time

    Townsville QLD

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   Posted 08 May 24

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