Finance officer

South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation

South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation is a non-government not-for-profit highly-regarded Aboriginal community-controlled health organisation providing health and health-related services relevant to the wellbeing and to the benefit of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities throughout the Shoalhaven.

Closing date: 

11pm, 26 April 2019


Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)


New South Wales

Job category: 

  • Bookkeeper positions

Type of vacancy: 

Full time

Salary and conditions: 

Salary will be in accordance with South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation Enterprise Agreement 2012-2015

Job description/overview: 

The Finance Officer is responsible for coordinating the centralised day to day financial transactions for the organisation and maintaining all financial systems and databases. Financial transactions must be actioned in accordance with policy to ensure objectives are met within required timeframes. The Finance Officer is accountable for ensuring accuracy of data to assist in managing financial risk to the organisation.

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Personal qualities and attributes:

  • Demonstrates initiative and an ability to problem solve,
  • Excellent communications skills and the ability to exercise these skills in a team environment,
  • Effective time management skills and ability to work to strict deadlines,
  • Demonstrates flexibility and initiative in the workplace.

Contact person and how to apply: 

For more information about the position contact Emma Bennett on 02 4448 0200 or email 

Selection criteria:

  • Demonstrated understanding of financial transactions, principles and an ability to apply those principles with day to day tasks.
  • Sound understanding of financial ledgers and reconciliations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in a variety of computer software applications and a range of office equipment.
  • Knowledge and commitment to principles and practices of WH&S and EEO and how they apply in the workplace.
  • Current Drivers Licence and a clear National Police History Check and Working with Children Check.
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding in the use of financial systems.
  • Experience in interpreting Awards.
  • Sound understanding of financial ledgers.
  • Certificate III or IV in Accounting or Financial Services or similar would be an advantage.

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