The Australian Youth Orchestra (AYO) has a reputation for being one of the world’s most prestigious and innovative training organisations for young pre-professional musicians.

AYO occupies a special place in the musical culture of Australia, where one generation of brilliant musicians inspires the next, where aspiring musicians get a taste of life as professional musicians, and where like-minded individuals from all over the country gather for intense periods to learn from each other, study and perform.

About the Company

The Australian Youth Orchestra (AYO) has a reputation for being one of the world’s most prestigious and innovative training organisations for young pre-professional musicians.

AYO occupies a special place in the musical culture of Australia, where one generation of brilliant musicians inspires the next, where aspiring musicians get a taste of life as professional musicians, and where like-minded individuals from all over the country gather for intense periods to learn from each other, study and perform.

Our AYO team is vibrant, innovative, and passionate about making a positive impact through exceptional music experiences. We pride ourselves on valuing healthy work/life balance offering flexible employment arrangements. AYO is an inspiring workplace and we welcome people who are excited about both contributing and benefiting from it.

About the Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Finance Assistant to join our team based in our Chippendale office. The role is responsible for the effective and efficient processing of financial transactions for AYO including the accurate data entry of accounts payable and accounts receivable in the finance system (Xero) and the AYO database (Salesforce), and the reconciliation of all balance sheet items.

As part of a small team, the Finance Assistant will also contribute to the effective and collaborative running of the office. Persons from First Nations and culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are warmly encouraged to apply.

The role would suit a detail-oriented, accurate and data-driven professional who has great organisational skills. They are also an excellent written and oral communicator who likes to contribute and add value across all the organisation. A qualification in accounting/finance or equivalent is desirable with 2-3 years’ experience working in an office environment.

The full position description can be found here.

Please forward your application to lorraecollins@ayo.com.au and include:
– a cover letter including a response to the selection criteria, included in the position description, which
demonstrates how your experience and knowledge is applicable to the position (no longer than one page).
– your current resume

If you would like further information, please contact Lorrae Collins (Financial Controller) at lorraecollins@ayo.com.au

Applications will close on Monday 15 July, 2024, applications will be reviewed on receipt, so don’t delay.