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How we recruited a Senior Bookkeeper

About the client

Our client are leaders in the hyperspectral scanning, processing and interpretation of drill core, rock chips and other geological samples. They provide centralised bureau services as well as onsite laboratory services for real time, automated geological logging.

  • Location - East Perth, WA
  • Industry - geotechnical 
  • Size - 100 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.

Accounts Officer - job advertisement header

Senior Bookkeeper

  • Join an internationally recognised, growing services company
  • Great team culture that cares
  • A role with an abundance of variety in a dynamic sector


Our client is a global services company within the mining sector based in East Perth.


Your responsibilities will include but is not limited to the following:

  • Debtor & creditor invoicing to creditor statement reconciliation
  • Monthly journal entries to balance sheet
  • Intercompany recharging & intercompany loan reconciliation 
  • Bank reconciliation 
  • Balance sheet account reconciliation 
  • Fixed asset register 
  • Intercompany interpretation invoicing and equip invoicing
  • Management fees

You will undertake the following responsibilities as a cover when required:

  • Payroll processing
  • Employee expense claim management  
  • Leave reconciliation 
  • Intercompany recharging 
  • Superannuation and state payroll tax 


To be successful for this role you will be expected to meet the following criteria:

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role 
  • Be well versed with Xero Accounting System  
  • Cert IV in Bookkeeping 
  • Experience in international transfers 
  • Solid Australian bookkeeping experience is essential
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite 
  • Outstanding time management and organisational skills and the confidence to work independently 
  • The ability to communicate professionally both verbally & written, prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Accurate data entry and attention to detail
  • The ability to investigate any discrepancies
  • Meet all statutory and internal deadlines

    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







    Cert IV Bookkeeping


    Debtor Invoicing

    Creditor Invoicing Input

    Creditor Statement Reconciliation to Xero

    Intercompany Recharging

    Monthly Journal Entries to Trial Balance

    Intercompany Interpretation Invoice

    Intercompany Equip Invoicing

    Bank Reconciliations – Bank Feeds (Xero)

    Bank Reconciliations in Xero

    Inter-Company Loan Reconciliations

    Balance Sheet Account Reconciliations

    Superannuation and State Payroll Tax

    Payroll Processing

    Employee Expense Claim Management

    Fixed Asset Register

    Leave Reconciliation

    Intercompany recharging

    Management Fees - Invoicing


    Work Location – Ascot

    Verify LinkedIn CV vs CV submitted

    Accept expected salary ($80k)

    Previous warning of termination?

    Will you pass a drug test?


    Dominance - 50%

    Influence - 45%

    Steadiness - 39%

    Compliance - 57%

    Forms signed

    Health / police check

    Signed document - tell the truth

    Docs verified

    Driver’s licence

    Citizen AU / NZ or PR

    Medical Check

    Probity Check

    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 - Senior Bookkeeper

    Senior Bookkeeper

    Shortlisted candidates

    Candidate A

    Candidate B

    Candidate C

    Behavioural adaptation by candidates to match the job profile:

    Candidate A

    Candidate B

    Candidate C


    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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