Bookkeeper/Financial Administrator

Greenacre Area Community Centre Inc

  • Permanent part time – 7hrs per week
  • 9.00am to 4.30pm
  • Pay rate based on qualifications and experience
We want to hear from, and talk to, people who are suitably qualified and experienced and can work as part of the staff team in a busy community centre. Ideally you will also be a registered BAS Agent or working towards achieving registration.
About the Opportunity

As part of Greenacre Area Community Centre team, the role of Bookkeeper/Financial Administrator is to:

  • Undertake all aspects of financial administration and bookkeeping in accordance with established policies and processes and work to a high standard and in a timely manner.
  • Ensure all financial obligations of the community centre are met.


To be successful you will have:

  • Locally gained bookkeeping/financial administration/accounting qualifications
  • Minimum 5 years demonstrated experience using MYOB online Accounting System and proficiency with all aspects of MYOB
  • Proven experience with all aspects of payroll
  • Strong numeracy, computer and Microsoft Excel skills
  • Strong organisational, planning and follow up skills
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal
  • High level attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to produce, interpret and analyse financial reports for the management
  • committee
  • Ability to co-ordinate annual audit and liaise with the auditor
  • Ability to comply with ATO, ACNC and Fair Trading requirements
  • Experience with BAS preparation
  • Flexibility to work extra hours if required


  • Working knowledge of Industry Award
  • Knowledge of not for profit funding requirements

In addition to the above, some of the duties and responsibilities of the role include:

  • Preparing fortnightly payroll and implementing industry award
  • Accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • Banking and receipts
  • Preparing monthly Financial Reports for the management committee
  • Undertaking regular back –up of electronic records
  • Arranging for the destruction of paper records in accordance with the relevant policies and procedures
  • Co-ordinating the annual audit and liaising with the Centre’s auditor
  • Complying with ATO, DoFT and ACNC accountabilities in a timely manner
  • Providing advice on new systems including on line systems and procedures as required
  • Maintaining all financial and payroll records in accordance with relevant policies and procedures
  • Preparing the Annual Budget and funding acquittals as required
  • Maintaining the Assets Register
  • Working in accordance with the Centre’s Code of Conduct
  • Maintaining confidentiality and privacy of records

Who are we?

Greenacre Area Community Centre provides a range of services and activities that address local issues and strengthen our community. We are a central access point for information, support and community engagement. We offer a safe, welcoming space for all, with a focus on expanding opportunities for people who are disadvantaged.
We aim to help by:
  • Providing information and referral to all members of the local community
  • Providing a range of programs and activities that meet the needs of the local community
  • Providing low income individuals with free TAX HELP assistance
  • Providing the community with access to free fresh food
  • Providing free or low cost activities for children and youth
  • Providing counselling and casework services for individuals and families
  • Providing a Supported Playgroup
  • Providing educational classes and social or support groups
  • Providing all residents and visitors with a welcoming, helpful and informative Centre
  • Providing hall hire facilities
  • Providing Volunteering opportunities
  • Registered WDO provider

What do we offer?

You’ll be part of an inclusive, collaborative and supportive work culture that strives to deliver high quality professional work to make a positive contribution to our community. We offer ongoing professional development opportunities and regular staff supervision as well as paid Christmas leave bonus.
Category: Finance & Accounting
Field: Neighbourhood
Employment basis: Part-time
Job Location: Western Sydney
How to apply

To apply please submit the following documents:

  1. A Current Resume’ including the names and contact details of two work referees, one of which is a direct supervisor/Manager
  2. A brief cover letter outlining your interest in and suitability for the position
  3. A statement addressing each point of the selection criteria stated above
Please note: Applications that fail to submit a statement addressing the selection criteria point by point will not be considered.
Send your completed application to: - Applications close when a suitable applicant has been found. For further information or enquiries please contact the Executive Officer on 9750 7982.
Date posted: 27 November 2018

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