Senior Accounts Officer ( PT/Flex/Remote all options)

Australian Capital Territory, Australia

September 30, 2021
Financial Accountant


Join an exciting fast paced passionate team in a rapidly growing tech company. We are thrilled to be working again with Instaclustr!

●       Fast growing company

●       Huge opportunity

●       Incredible team culture



Instaclustr is one of Canberra’s growing success stories and we are looking for ambitious and like minded people to join our growing and exciting tech family. We are currently searching for an experienced Senior Accounts Officer to join our growing team. You will join a top team of Canberra’s most talented individuals to help the business deliver on our goals and objectives.

Who are we?

Recently named in Deloitte’s 2020 fast 500 companies of North America after another monumental growth year, Instaclustr is a Canberra based Australian owned open source as-a-service company, delivering reliability at scale. We manage cutting edge open source technologies (Cassandra, Kafka, Spark, Elasticsearch) for our customers around the world.


Since its foundation in 2013, Instaclustr has seen significant growth, with large scale and really exciting customers spread across the globe. We have offices in Australia, the USA, and Europe and employ over 230 people worldwide.


What’s in it for you?

Instaclustr prides itself on being a workplace of choice for all of its employees. When you join our family this is what you can expect:

●       A family first environment

●       Awesome social activities onsite – New starter BBQs, cook offs, bowling, Badminton etc

●       Regular games nights and virtual events (remote employees)

●       Special interest social groups

●       Workplace flexibility and great work-life balance

●       Growing global company

●       Learn from incredibly talented people

●       Start-up culture

●       Exciting and fast-growing industry

●       Company SWAG – Hoodies, t-shirt, thongs etc

●       New Laptop

●       Phone bill allowance

●       Long service leave after 5 years

●       A well defined career model and opportunities for progression

●       Opportunity to access company options

●       Wellness club with free fitness training sessions 3 times per week (onsite- Canberra)

●       Wellbeing programs to nurture the body, mind and soul




Your role

As a Senior Accounts Officer you’ll be working as a member of our Corporate Services team under the leadership of our Group Chief Financial Officer.

Duties and activities

1.     Manage the Accounts Payable function including supplier invoice and credit card processing, conducting payment runs, vendor account reconciliations and management of internal and external queries.

2.     Drive the Accounts Receivable function, including efficient processing of customer invoices and statements and responding to debtor queries in an efficient manner.

3.     Processing payroll, including timesheets, overtime, shift loading and commissions for over 150 staff and growing.

4.     Continue to evolve and improve processes and documentation.



We require You to have the right skills and maintain professional qualifications for the role covering: 

●       5 years’ minimum experience in a similar role

●       Experience with Microsoft Office is required

Team Member Performance Expectations


These are the current expectations. Expectations are maintained and agreed by the team on an ongoing basis.

1.     Business Value Focus: be aware of the business objective and value of your work. Make decisions to maximise business value. Appropriately question work and decisions that appear to be of low business value. Be aware of the broad context of your work.

2.     Dependability & Commitment: demonstrate a consistent, strong commitment to the achievement of Instaclustr’s goals. Be dependable in meeting agreed deadlines and deliverables or communicate appropriately when unforeseen issues arise. Plan and manage your own time and tasks.

3.     Team Work: Take a “shared goals” mentality and contribute to the overall success of the team. Acknowledge the contributions and expertise of others, share your knowledge and experience to help others to be productive. Propose, design and champion methods to improve team productivity. Ensure appropriate communication within the team.

4.     Technical & Problem Solving Skill: Apply strong basic technical skill and approach problems in a structured manner with perseverance and positive attitude. Seek out, filter and apply new sources of information as part of an open approach to finding the best solution. Seek help early when required.

5.     Diligence: Follow and maintain processes. Consider the implications of your work and ensure appropriate QA steps are undertaken to manage risks. Use new work as an opportunity to develop standard processes.

6.     Customer Focus: Be proactive, accurate, informative and timely in communicating with customers. Seek opportunities to make customers “love us.”

Instaclustr is an equal opportunity employer. By joining us, you’ll be part of an organisation that fosters diversity and inclusion. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.