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Finance and Payroll Officer
Fitzroy, Melbourne VIC

Are you a meticulous numbers enthusiast with a passion for finance and payroll? We’re seeking a skilled professional to join our team as our Finance and Payroll Officer. In this role, you’ll be the linchpin of our financial operations, overseeing transactions and payroll processing with precision and finesse. Collaborating closely with our CFO, you’ll provide invaluable financial insights and analysis to drive strategic decision-making.

If you’re ready to bring your expertise to our team and make a real impact on our financial success, we want to hear from you. This is a great opportunity for people from non-scientific backgrounds to be part of something global!

What kind of tasks will you be doing?  

  • Bookkeeping duties
  • Accounts payable
  • Accounts receivable
  • Monthly Payroll (incl. Commission calculations, bonuses, etc.)
  • Employee expense claims
  • Employee onboarding
  • Prepare management reports
  • Software management
    • ZOHO Books, Xero or similar
    • ZOHO Inventory (Finished goods management)
    • Employment Hero (Payroll)
  • Royalty calculations
  • Liaise with external accounting services

Key selection criteria

  • Suitable qualifications or ability to demonstrate required competency through professional experience
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a similar role
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word & Excel)
  • Proactive and able to work autonomously
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Flexible attitude and willingness to assist in diverse tasks
  • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy

Who says science can’t be fun?!

IonOpticks was kick started in 2017, right here in Melbourne. We may be from the humble down under, but our products are revolutionising medical research right around the globe. We’re not ones to brag, but put simply, we are the best. Universities and research institutions want to work with us because our products enable the most reliable, most detailed analysis of data.

We are a small(ish), but mighty team, which is rapidly growing. Based in our newly refurbished office in Fitzroy, we are an eclectic mix of different nationalities and personalities, who are all proud of the work we deliver and role we play. We strive to amaze our customers with our products and customer service, and we are on the hunt for someone who shares this passion.

Without a great team, we can’t create great products and provide great service for our customers. When you join the IonOpticks team, we will commit to you. We foster your personal growth and development, provide flexible work arrangements, and embrace diversity. Find out more at

How to apply:

Candidates MUST submit a cover letter with CV.

You must be an Australian citizen, a permanent resident, or have an unrestricted Working Visa to apply for this position.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

If you have any questions about this role, please email [email protected]

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