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Finance Officer

Branch: Canberra

Permanent part time position – 3 days Small friendly team Located centrally in Braddon CatholicCare Canberra & Goulburn is a leading not-for-profit organisation with a presence in the community for over 60 years providing a range of services. We are looking for an enthusiastic Finance Officer to join our dynamic team in the CFO Office as our services grow. The Opportunity: This role will suit a motivated and experienced Finance Officer who is able to work independently and has attention to detail. The right person will be able to confidently engage various stakeholders.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Accurately and timely processing of debtor and supplier invoices in line with KPI
  • Debt collection via phone calls, emails and letters
  • General accounts duties including accounts receivable, accounts payable, banking and other admin duties
  • Processing Credit Card / EFTPOS payments etc
  • Liaising with stakeholders as required
  • Supporting the CFO’s Office and carry out adhoc duties as required.
The Person:


The ideal person will be an experienced Finance Officer with proven Australian work experience in an accounting environment. It will suit someone who enjoys working within well-defined and structured processes. You will have excellent attention to detail, possess good organisational skills and be a quick learner. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are equally important as being able to work within the team will be critical to your success in this role.


Key Selection Criteria


  • Degree in Accounting/Business/Commerce
  • You must have at least 3 years or more work experience in an organisation domiciled in Australia with demonstrated accounting work experience
  • Intermediate level skills in Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Be a quick learner, familiarity with accounting processes, excellent organisational and communication skills are essential.
  • Be compliant with policies and procedures and perform duties in line with KPI


To Apply To apply you must:

  • Attach an updated resume
  • Include covering Letter (no more then one page)
  • Address each Selection Criteria above (no more then 2 pages)


Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.


You will also be required to undergo a National Police Check. To be considered for this role you will be also required to hold:

  • a current drivers licence, and
  • a Working with Vulnerable People Card


Please download the selection criteria: Finance Officer PD 2020 27.05.20


Please send your applications to: Malini.Radha@catholiccare.cg.org.au


Closing Date:  26th June 2020.


CatholicCare is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are strongly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; people with a disability; people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.