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Sydney Biennale looking for Office Manager and Bookkeeper. Deadline Applications: 20 April 2011.

Applications close Wednesday, 20 April 2011.

A unique opportunity to work closely with high calibre national and international artists, arts workers and venues in a fast-paced and exciting festival.

The Biennale of Sydney (BoS) is a not-for-profit arts organisation that presents an international festival of contemporary art (and Australia’s largest contemporary art exhibition) every two years in Sydney’s major art museums and galleries, and locations throughout the city. The BoS is one of the longest running international biennales and Australia’s leading contemporary visual arts event. Since its inception in 1973, the BoS has successfully delivered 17 major exhibitions, which have featured the work of more than 1500 different artists from over 83 countries. The BoS also produces associated publications, supporting public programs and specialised education activities for students and school groups. The event and most BoS programs are presented free to the public.

The Office Manager and Bookkeeper is part of the BoS team of highly motivated specialist staff and plays a key role in the organisation.

The Office Manager and Bookkeeper position is responsible for the efficient management of the office administrative systems, including IT systems.

The position is also responsible for financial data entry and reporting up to trial balance level, as well as working with managers to monitor department and project budgets. It requires high-level attention to detail to ensure the various reports are accurate and timely. Processing of payrolls and creditor payments is also a key part of the role. Extensive experience with MYOB, Microsoft Excel (or similar programs) and general computer skills (PC – Office and Windows packages) are required. The successful candidate must also have the capacity to manage the organisation’s IT environment and ensure all systems run smoothly to support the work of the staff and the performance of the company.

If you previously applied for the advertised position of Accountant/Office Manager, please do not re-apply for this position. For an information package, please contact Neall Kriete, Executive Administration Assistant, by email on @">@

Applications marked Confidential and addressing the selection criteria must be received by 5 pm on Wednesday, 20 April 2011. Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered. The position is a permanent full-time job and citizens or permanent residents need only apply. Chief Executive Officer
Biennale of Sydney
43–51 Cowper Wharf Road
Woolloomooloo NSW 2011

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