Pedestrian Group/Full-time


Posted 1 Mar 2023

Closes 31 Mar 2023

Pedestrian Group is looking for an Accountant to further strengthen our Finance team. Working alongside the Chief Strategy Officer and Group Finance Manager, you’ll work across the Group supporting its commercial, editorial and operational teams in our Sydney Office. 

The key responsibilities of this role are to lead on all transactional finance activities and lead alongside the Group Finance Manager the month-end close.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead month-end close – posting journals, accruals, balance sheet reconciliation, review credit card statements etc. 
  • Responsible for all Accounts Payable including AP invoices and employee expense reimbursements 
  • Responsible for all Accounts Receivable, including processing, verifying and reconciling invoices 
  • Working directly with Editorial, Projects and Studios team to support onboarding and payment of casual staff and freelancers, supporting the delivery of editorial content and advertising campaigns 
  • Supporting divisional leads in managing their budgeted spend, including Technology team
  • Assist with the preparation of half-year and annual audit and tax requirements

Other duties will include supporting the preparation of cash flow forecasts, bank reconciliations, monthly payroll and internal and external financial and performance reporting. 


  • 3+ years Accounting experience 
  • Relevant accounting qualification (tertiary), CA / CPA desirable but not essential
  • Xero and ProSpend (or similar) experience
  • Can do attitude, team player, resourceful self starter 
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy 
  • At ease multi-tasking and prioritising workload  
  • Strong written and verbal communication 

  • Right to work in Australia 

Whilst not essential, an interest or experience working in Digital Publishing and Advertising will help bring perspective to the role. 

Additional Information: 

Pedestrian Group is Australia’s leading youth-centred publisher, reaching a unique audience of more than 4 million Aussies per month, and more 18 to 39-year-olds than any other publisher. It’s home to PEDESTRIAN.TV, VICE Australia, Refinery29 Australia, Lifehacker Australia, Gizmodo Australia, and Kotaku Australia, as well as Open Air Cinemas. It is wholly owned by Nine Entertainment Co., Australia’s largest and most diverse media company.

We bring young Aussies the stories they want across all of their interests – from culture to tech, business to gaming, fashion to entertainment, politics to lifestyle. 

And we create innovative solutions for clients that they won’t get anywhere else.

As a Pedestrian Group employee, you will enjoy perks like company events, wellness programs, career development courses, and work-life balance. But most importantly, you’ll work alongside inspiring colleagues who will encourage you to be your best self.

  • Wellness – Our company’s Culture Club organises monthly massages, and provides mental health support to all staff.
  • Health & Fitness – Our Good Sports company initiative gives staff the opportunity to sign up for a seasonal sport of their choosing. Whether that be Netball, Basketball, Dodgeball or even Axe Throwing, it’s up to you!
  • Charity & Fundraising – Pay It Forward is Pedestrian Group’s charity and community program, where we use our unique set of skills to help raise funds and awareness for issues affecting Aussie youth.
  • Career Development – We provide our staff opportunities for personal and professional growth. Be that through our monthly guest speaker series PEDTALKS, online learning platforms, or in-person workshops.
  • Social Events and Team Bonding – Pedestrian Group offers a variety of opportunities to bond with the team, from team lunches, team activities, company-wide summits or just an ordinary BBQ with a DJ and a cheeky marg station. We work hard & party harder!

We believe in fearlessness and unfiltered creativity in everything we do!

Be Hungry, Fearless & Real