Seismic Talent Agency/Part-time

Sydney - CBD/Metro/Inner East & West

Posted 14 Mar 2023

Closes 13 Apr 2023

About Us:

Seismic Talent Agency is an innovative and independent booking agency based in Sydney, empowering our clients to achieve their highest-potential touring throughout the Asia-Pacific region. We seek to work with exclusively the most ambitious, unique and groundbreaking domestic talent to curate bespoke and boutique touring strategies, kick-starting our artists’ global careers. Our roster consists of internationally recognized music and drag clients including Alison Wonderland, Example, Young Franco, Karen From Finance, Running Touch, The Presets, Kira Puru, Spankie Jackzon, Kinder and more.


The Opportunity:

We are seeking an eager and organised Accounts & Operations Assistant to join our growing team. In this position, you will execute day-to-day finance functions, create budget forecasting and reporting, and liaise as point-contact for all things finance. In addition, you will oversee the office’s smooth operation and facilities, provide a conduit between our small team of administration coordinators, and implement initiatives to improve business operations processes.

This position is offered as a 3-4 day per week part-time position, with the possibility of expanding to a full-time role in future.


Role Responsibilities:

  • Oversee accounts payable, staff payroll and general bookkeeping (using Xero).
  • Oversee, approve and process weekly client batch payments across multiple bank accounts/platforms.
  • Updating standard reports regarding weekly metrics relating to financial and operational health of the business.
  • Provide regular ‘bigger picture’ reports, analysis and observations regarding overall financial position and budget variance.
  • Liaise with external accountant on BAS/EOFY obligations and compliance.
  • Lead and manage a small team of Artist Operations Coordinators responsible for fulfilling the day-to-day administration needs of confirmed bookings; troubleshooting and resolving escalated issues as required.
  • Recommend, implement and document improvements to the Operations process.
  • Various ad hoc tasks related to the smooth operation of the company (eg, liaising with and securing quotes from third party suppliers, making small updates to our website, assisting with special events and projects, etc)
  • Identify eligibility and apply for applicable grants and funding (in collaboration with Managing Director).


Requirements and Qualifications

  • Xero certification incl Payroll certification required. (Xero Qualification is available free-of-charge on their official website).
  • Degree/certification in Music Business (from AIM, JMC, or similar) highly regarded. 


  • Previous experience using Xero and Notion also both highly regarded. 

  • Proficient in using Gmail and Google Workspace essential.
  • A high level of attention-to-detail and ability to follow processes.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-directed and able to work without supervision.

Seismic Talent Agency is an equal-opportunity employer and encourage interested candidates from any minority or underrepresented background/s to apply. 


How to apply:

Please send the following in an email to to submit your application.

Include a copy of your resume and cover letter that outlines why you feel you would be the ideal candidate. Ensure the subject line is simply “Seismic Talent – Accounts & Operations Assistant 2023” to be considered.