We’re Hiring: Accountant

Position Description: PCF Position Description_Accountant 2022


Perth City Farm is a non-profit urban farm building connected communities of people living sustainably. Our passionate team of staff and volunteers have been creating magic at our East Perth site for 28 years, and our work extends throughout Perth through education and City Greening programming. 

The role: 

Our Accountant ensures the smooth running of the finances of Perth City Farm, playing a vital role in helping the organisation create connected, sustainable communities. 

Using existing procedures, they take care of all our day-to-day accounts processing tasks, with some bits outsourced to an external bookkeeping firm. This role creates useful financial information- budgets, reports etc- that helps the CEO, staff and the Board make good decisions. They ensure we’re on top of all our reporting requirements and paying staff correctly according to the awards. This is a permanent part-time role of 27 hours per week. 


The requirements: 

You are a dynamic accounting superstar, highly organised and efficient with the energy to support your colleagues to understand the financial information you produce. You enjoy diversity in your work and will be motivated to spot ways for us to deliver our programs better. Ideally you will have proven experience in a similar role in a non-profit environment, and an interest in sustainability and community development. 

Our organisation falls under group 2 of the WA COVID19 vaccine mandates. The successful candidate will need to be fully vaccinated or have a valid exemption.


What we offer: 

At Perth City Farm you’ll find meaningful work, having the opportunity to help create connected, sustainable communities in a collaborative and supportive team. No boring partitioned office here- we exist in an urban oasis, hold meetings in our onsite café or in the gardens with the chooks and we laugh a lot. We are very supportive of flexible work arrangements and want everyone to love their work so we’ll support you to learn and grow as you wish.  


You’ll become part of a community of interesting, passionate people working together for a better world. To support you in living a healthy, happy life we offer a staff discount at our Farmers Market stall, on nursery plants and at the onsite café.  


How to apply: 

Please refer to the position description accessible at  PCF Position Description_Accountant 2022

To apply email through a current resume and a short (max. 2 pages) cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and why you are attracted to this role. 

Applications and any questions should be directed to Kathleen Burton, CEO at ceo@perthcityfarm.org.au 

Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis until the position is filled, so please apply ASAP. Ideally the successful person will commence 23rd of March to allow for handover.