Finance Assistant - part time.

Job description

Bolster, Australia’s leading digital & creative agency for entertainment is looking for an organised and detail orientated Finance Manager to join our operations team part time.

  • Work on exciting brands & projects
  • Be a part of a smart, passionate and autonomous team

Bolster, the back-story

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 specialism 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.

We’re expanding our finance team and looking for a finance manager to join us in a part time capacity. You’ll be involved in all parts of the finance operations, helping to 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.


This is a part time role of approx 25-30hrs a week, that is flexible on the hours / days worked. 


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 and help with client queries
  • Supporting the Finance, Operations and Leadership teams with various functions and reporting.
  • Assisting with monthly payroll
  • Handling of account enquiries 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.
  • Love of music & entertainment
  • Organisational skills
  • Ability to build and retain rapport with clients and various stakeholders


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