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How we recruited a Bookkeeper

About the client

Our client is a privately owned Australian manufacturer of high-quality, anti-slip products. They are a market leader, exporting their products to seventy countries around the world.

  • Location - Bibra Lake, WA
  • Industry - manufacturing
  • Size - 10 employees

We applied our three-phase service delivery model for this recruitment drive.

About the client

Video job advertisement

Social media algorithms prioritise video content over still images, so we produce video advertisements for all vacancies to enhance our candidate sourcing efforts.

By leveraging this unique and highly effective approach, we aim to connect with the right candidates at the right time.

We share our videos on LinkedIn, and Facebook, posting them 10-20 times based on relevance. Typically, our videos receive over 1,000 views within the first 24 hours.

Job advertisement

We continually refresh, rewrite, and reformat our job advertisements to ensure we receive high-quality applications. Our strategy is proactive, with approximately 20 advertisements posted for each permanent job. These advertisements are shared across:

  • Job boards - Seek, Adzuna, Glassdoor, Indeed and Jora
  • Social media - LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter
  • 11 Recruitment's website

On average, our advertisements receive over 100 applications and significantly outperform the market benchmark for Seek, shown in this graph.

Bookkeeper - job advertisement header


  • Must have single touch payroll knowledge
  • Proficiency with MYOB is essential
  • Permanent full time position with free onsite parking


Our client is a privately owned manufacturer based in Bibra Lake. They are the leading producers of the development and refinement of antislip products. Our client has cemented their reputation in the field of innovation and technology.

Their offices have free onsite parking and are located in a building with warehouse.

They are seeking a candidate for an immediate start.


The duties for this role will include:

  • End-to-end bookkeeping - AP / AR, reconciliation, month and year-end 
  • Processing weekly payroll for 20 staff 
  • Preparing and lodging payroll tax, BAS and superannuation
  • Issuing group certificates through one touch payroll 
  • Conducing monthly reporting 
  • Drafting employee documents and maintaining personal files 
  • Providing invoicing and distribution assistance to the Freight Logistics Coordinator
  • Communicating with all stakeholders (both verbal and written)


The successful candidate will need:

  • Single Touch Payroll knowledge 
  • Solid Bookkeeping experience 
  • MYOB experience 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • The ability to investigate any discrepancies 
  • The ability to meet all statutory / internal deadlines 
  • The unrestricted right to work in Australia
  • The ability to provide a current National Police Clearance 
  • Accurate data entry and attention to detail  
  • An understanding of foreign currency

The successful candidate must also be willing to undergo skills testing.

Assessment Matrix design

Our custom-designed, in-house software generates an Assessment Matrix, serving as the blueprint for our recruitment process. This process includes screening, interviews, document verification, skills testing, personality profiling, and reference checks.

The Assessment Matrix marks the stage at which each criterion is addressed, with the most critical criteria being checked multiple times throughout the recruitment process.

Selection criteria







Bookkeeping qualification


Strong single touch payroll

End-to-end bookkeeping - AP / AR, reconciliation, EOFY

Payroll for 20 staff

Preparing and lodging payroll tax, BAS and superannuation

Issuing group certificates

Foreign currency understanding

Monthly reporting

Employee document drafting

MYOB reporting


Microsoft Office - advanced

Discrepancy investigation

Meet statutory / internal deadlines

Accurate data entry; attention to detail

Apply technical equipment in production process

Verify LinkedIn vs CV

Accept expected salary ($75k)

Previous warning of termination?

Will you pass a drug test?


Dominance - 60%

Influence - 55%

Steadiness - 27%

Compliance - 51%

Forms signed

Health / police check

Signed document - tell the truth

Docs verified

Driver’s licence

Citizen AU / NZ or PR

DISC profiling

Just like people, jobs have their own behavioral profiles based on duties, environment, and communication. For every job vacancy, we create a profile that allows us to match an applicant's behavior to the specific role.

We utilise the DISC assessment, which examines the following attributes:

  • Dominance - accomplishing results, the bottom line, confidence
  • Influence - persuading others, openness, dependability
  • Steadiness - cooperation, sincerity, dependability
  • Compliance - quality, accuracy, expertise

DISC profile - Bookkeeper


Bookkeeper - DISC job profile

Shortlisted candidates

Candidate A

Bookkeeper - DISC candidate profile

Candidate B

Bookkeeper - DISC candidate profile

Candidate C

Bookkeeper - DISC candidate profile

Behavioural adaptation by candidates to match the job profile:

Candidate A

Bookkeeper - DISC candidate adaptation

Candidate B

Bookkeeper - DISC candidate adaptation

Candidate C

Bookkeeper - DISC candidate adaptation


Our aim is to produce a strong shortlist by sourcing widely. We measure every stage in our recruitment process to ensure we meet this key objective.

Our service comes with an extended 18-month replacement guarantee. This guarantee means our interests are mutually aligned - to recruit high achievers who will excel and stay.

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Christian Madsen | Managing Director

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