Bookkeeper/Financial Administrator

Greenacre Area Community Centre

Applications Closing: Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 00:00

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.

As part of the 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.

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
Category: Administration & Support, Finance & Accounting
Field: Neighbourhood, Community, Management and Operations
Employment basis: Part-time
Job Location: South West Sydney
About us

Greenacre Area Community Centre (GACC) is a not-for-profit community organisation offering a range of services and programs to the local communities of Greenacre, Chullora, Mt Lewis, and the wider Canterbury Bankstown Local Government Area.

GACC has been in operation since 1997 and provides community capacity building programs for the whole community, with a particular focus on children, young people, families, and people who are socially isolated or disadvantaged.

GACC 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.

Position details
Essential Selection Criteria:
  • 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 in a timely manner
  • Experience with BAS preparation
  • Flexibility to work extra hours if required
Desirable Selection Criteria:
  • Working knowledge of Industry Award
  • Knowledge of not for profit funding requirements
Other Information:

You’ll be a key member 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 and on- site parking.

Contact details
Contact Name: Executive Officer
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 9750 7982
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 how you meet each point of the Essential and Desirable Criteria stated above.

Please note: Applications that fail to submit a statement addressing the selection criteria point by point will not be considered.

Sending your Completed Application

Please send your completed application to:
Closing date for applications: Midnight 22 September, 2019
For further information or enquiries please contact the Executive Officer on 9750 7982.
Please note application is subject to a Working With Children Check

Date posted: 06 September 2019

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