Job description

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Bolster, the back-story

Bolster is Australia’s leading digital & creative agency for entertainment.

Established in 2015, Bolster was born out of a love of music, a curiosity for data and tech, and unmatched knowledge of the digital and entertainment spaces.

With its specialisation in music, events and entertainment, in a short space of time, Bolster has become a strategic digital, creative and product partner to many amazing brands such as Splendour in the Grass, St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival, Falls Festival, Groovin’ the Moo, Chugg Entertainment, ALH, Pinot Palooza and Future Classic, plus global lifestyle brands such as YouTube Music, JBL, Red Bull Music, Sapporo and Blundstone.

We create and develop digital products for ourselves and our clients. Some notable mentions include Linktree, (a social tool with >3.5million users) and two Webby Award nominated projects: Buzz, a social listening tool for BIGSOUND, and LNWY, an online music publication we collaborated on with Laneway Festival.

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The role 

We’re expanding our finance team and are looking for a finance assistant to join us to help keep the business operations humming. You will enjoy the agile and dynamic startup environment combined with the stability of a well established and fast growing business.

We work on exciting brands & projects, but even more exciting are the team we get to work with every day – smart, passionate and autonomous.I

If you’re up for the challenge, you’ll be responsible for:

  • End-to-end billing of client fees and media budgets throughout the month
  • End of project/campaign reconciliations as required
  • Reconciliation of media spends vs billings as required
  • Supporting the client service team & digital campaign managers with data as required
  • Helping with client queries as required
  • Supporting the Finance, Operations and Leadership teams with various functions and reporting.
  • The monthly payroll process (payroll processing experience would be great)
  • Handling account inquiries from clients and staff
  • Assistance with AR collection
  • Assisting with monthly & quarterly reporting
  • Working with our off-shore finance assistant

You stand out thanks to your:

  • Experience working in a finance role in an agency environment, such as digital, creative or media
  • Experience working with media/advertising spends (Facebook, Adwords, Publishers etc)
  • Working knowledge and experience with Xero
  • Previous experience in AR/AP
  • Payroll experience is preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of excel
  • Organisational skills and love for the detail
  • Ability to build and retain rapport with clients and various stakeholders

And of course your love of music & entertainment

The deal

Location: Right now the whole team is working remotely!

Part-time: 25-30 hours/week – we’re flexible on what this looks like so let’s talk about what works best for you!

Salary: $70k Full Time Equivalent including super


Bolster is an equal opportunity employer – you’re welcome no matter who you are, what you look like or what your background is.

If you’re keen to apply and are not already part of our marketplace please sign up to Beam. Applying is easy — upload a CV, answer 3 questions and record a 1-minute intro video so we can get to know you.

We look forward to meeting you.