Employment at CTA

Cancer Trials Australia (CTA) is a member-based, not-for-profit organisation whose vision is to be an international leader in clinical trials, playing a pivotal role in developing new therapies and the advancement of patient care.

Our mission is to be the clinical partner of choice, for members, industry, research organisations and patients, to provide excellence in clinical trials thereby contributing to Australia’s developing knowledge and innovation economy.

This will be achieved by:

  1. Creating a quality clinical trial framework that delivers competitive advantage to members and sponsors;
  2. Attracting and advocating for clinical trials to be hosted in Australia, specifically within member organisations;
  3. Ensuring that every trial has the potential to improve patient care and to build clinical knowledge;
  4. Striving to ensure every clinical trial is conducted to the highest ethical and clinical standard; and
  5. Advancing the acquisition and sharing of knowledge in clinical trial management, design and implementation across the member network.

CTA is an equal opportunity employer and provides the additional benefits of 5 weeks annual leave per annum, access to attractive salary packaging arrangements, a free and confidential Employee Assistance Program, and a friendly and supportive work environment. Several of our staff are located at member sites.

For additional information about working at CTA, please contact us at [email protected]

Accounts Receivable Officer

  • Full Time, permanent position  
  • Inclusive work culture and environment 
  • Flexible working arrangements and supportive management 
  • Competitive remuneration package and benefits (refer below) 

Who Are We? 

Cancer Trials Australia (CTA) is a not-for- profit member-based organisation consisting of 34 clinical sites and 3 medical research institutes across Australia and New Zealand. We have expanded significantly over recent years, and this growth continues in 2023. We support the administration and management of clinical trials across both metropolitan and regional hospitals. We work in close partnership with clinical research sites, sponsors and CRO’s to ensure patients can gain access to appropriate clinical trials as quickly as possible. CTA is committed to developing internal talent, and places great emphasis on nurturing a culture of compassion and purpose in the workplace. 

CTA is committed to equal employment opportunity and ethical practices. We recognise the rich diversity of people and the value that brings to the workplace. We support a culture of equity, inclusion, and diversity. This position is open to all people.  

Employee Benefits 

  • Competitive salary with annual increases
  • 5 weeks annual leave  
  • Salary packaging available of up to $15,900 + $2,650 meals/entertainment to maximise your take home pay 
  • Hybrid work model with minimum 1 day in office (Wednesday) 
  • Access to a robust Learning Management System, including support towards a personal learning and development budget  
  • Career advancement opportunities in direct alignment with organisational growth 
  • Access to exclusive discounted products 
  • Paid parental leave benefits for both primary and secondary carers 
  • Access to a confidential Employee Assistance Program to further support health and wellbeing 

About the Role 

Due to continued growth, a new position has been created in CTA’s Finance team for an Accounts Receivable Officer. 

As an Accounts Receivable Officer, you will join an established and dedicated team of professionals to support the finance function of the business. The role requires you to undertake activities including, but not limited to: 

  • Sales Invoicing 
  • Debtor management 
  • Reconciling related transactions with those reported by our Clinical Trial Management System and 
  • General accounting services including bank reconciliations 

About You 

You will demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills to nurture positive ongoing relationships with internal and external stakeholders, whilst maintaining a professional approach in all activities. 

Essential requirements include: 

  • Book-keeping Certificate/Diploma in Accounting/ Bachelor of Accounting (can be working towards completion) or a minimum of 2 years’ relevant work experience. 
  • Advanced Excel skills including the ability to filter and manipulate large volumes of data in a spreadsheet whilst maintaining quality control.
  • An ability to balance the need for efficiency with excellent attention to detail and a high level of accuracy. 
  • Excellent communication, customer relations and time-management skills and  
  • The ability to participate in, and contribute to, a team environment. 

Highly Desirable Requirements:  

  • Previous experience working in a Medical or Clinical Research organisation and 
  • Previous experience with MYOB Advanced will be highly regarded. 

If you envisage yourself in a meaningful role working alongside a supportive team with a shared purpose and would like the opportunity to be involved in the ongoing growth and success at CTA, we encourage you to apply. 

For more information about this role and to view the position description, please click here: 


The successful applicant will also be required to supply a current National Police Check, and proof of COVID-19 Vaccinations as recommended by the Department of Health. 

All applications must include a cover letter and resume. 

Applications can be made through the following link:


Closing date for applications: Thursday, 5th October 2023  


Shared Purpose | Integrity | Collaboration | Adaptability | Compassion