Finance and Administration Support Officer

Canterbury Earlwood Caring Association Ltd

Applications Closing: Monday, February 11, 2019 - 00:00

Provide an efficient and responsive administration and finance support to the Centre.

The Administration and Finance Support Officer is responsible for undertaking administration, clerical, payroll and finance functions of the Community Centre.

a. Manage payroll including fortnightly processing, distribution of payslips, monthly reconciliation and leave provisions

b.  Reconcile superannuation and remit to funds

c. Assist Manager with maintenance of secure HR files

d. Record all income and expenditure in the accounting system, coding to appropriate income/expense accounts and cost centres. Manage accruals (eg. for grant income) and prepayments. e. Process payments to suppliers in a timely manner

f. Manage cash flow to ensure sufficient operating funds available while maximising interest returns

g. Reconcile bank accounts regularly; file reconciliation reports with bank-issued statements for Treasurer’s review each month

h. Maintain petty cash – ensure compliance with policy and reconcile regularly

i. Undertake or oversee cash receipts and banking

j. Maintain CECAL asset register on purchase/disposal of assets, record depreciation

k. Finalise accounts ready for monthly reporting by 15th of the following month

l. Prepare IAS and BAS returns by the due date

m. Review profit and loss reports for each cost centre, and balance sheet monthly for accuracy and completeness



Category: Finance & Accounting
Field: Community
Employment basis: Casual
Job Location: Inner West Sydney
About us

Canterbury Earlwood Caring Association Limited  (hereafter referred to as CECAL) is a not-for-profit organisation providing community development, information, support and group programmes for older people, children, families and young people in the Canterbury and Earlwood communities.

CECAL is governed by an elected Board of Directors, with day-to-day operations managed by the Manager.

Position details

Experience equivalent to, and/or holds a higher diploma or 3 year degree or equivalent.

Essential Selection Criteria:
  1. Demonstrated experience in bookkeeping and administration;
  2. Experience in audit preparation
  3. Experience in preparing end of month report
  4. Certificate/diploma in accounting, business or equivalent;
  5. Experience in Xero and MS Office programs;
  6. Knowledge and experience in payroll, superannuation and PAYG.
  7. Good interpersonal skills;
  8. Good communication skills both written and verbal;  
  9. Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  10. Experience dealing with a diverse range of people;
  11. Ability to prioritise competing demands and complete tasks within agreed timeframes;
  12. Computer and IT skills.
  13. Knowledge and understanding of occupational health and safety and ethical practice;


Desirable Selection Criteria:
  1. Previous experience in working with volunteers;
  2. Knowledge of the Canterbury LGA;
  3. Language other than English.
Other Information:

This is a Temporary Fixed Term position to cover   Maternity leave for a 6 – 8 months period.


Contact details
Contact Name: Elena Samsonova
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 95594013
How to apply

Please email your resume to

Elena Samsonova :  


Post to: Canterbury Earlwood Caring Association Ltd  attn: Elena Samsonova

PO BOX 192 Earlwood NSW 2206


Date posted: 21 January 2019

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