Senior Accountant

We are seeking a Senior Accountant! This is a brand new and exciting full-time, permanent opportunity with Perth Festival and will be an integral member of the Festival year-round.  

About the role

The Senior Accountant is a key member of a small and busy finance team. The post takes the lead on the implementation of our financial controls across the Festival and is the main contact for all day-to-day internal financial processing queries. The Senior Accountant is responsible for ensuring that financial information is accurate and complete at month-end and year-end and that reconciliations and account reviews occur in a timely manner to enable reporting against tight timelines. 

This role supervises our Accounts Officers, ensuring that data integrity is maintained and work-flow is managed.

Perth Festival is a dynamic environment that engages with some of the most incredible professionals, artists and art in the world. It’s important to note that over Festival this role may include some evening and weekend hosting along with the standard office hours.

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How to apply

If this sounds like the right fit for you, please provide a cover letter addressing the selection criteria listed in the position description and forward a copy of your CV to [email protected]

This role is based in Perth, Western Australia and will commence as soon as possible.

Applications close midnight on Sunday 22 May 2022 and candidates need to be available to interview in person or online from 26 May 2022.

We actively strive for diversity in our teams. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability. If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Courtney Fiddian – Head of People and Culture on 0417 926 450 or email


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