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Finance and Administration Officer


Finance and Administration Officer

Finance and Adminstration Officer

The Sycamore School
Alexandra Hills, Brisbane QLD

Other (Education & Training)
Full time
$75,401 per year + super + 17.5% leave loading

At The Sycamore School we believe in the promise and potential of each student, respecting their individualism as well as their unique and creative perspectives on our world. The Sycamore School provides a positive learning environment which is enhanced by quality teaching to assist each young person on their educational journey. 

As the Finance and Administration Officer your key accountabilities will be:

  • Providing timely, accurate and efficient transaction processing and data entry related to the accounts payable and accounts receivable function of the School.
  • Being responsible for the day-to-day processing of all aspects of the payroll function.
  • Prepaing data and reports to support the School meeting its regulatory reporting requirements.
  • Supporting the development of policies, procedures and processes.
  • Contributing to the effective and efficient administration of the school by providing general administrative support duties to staff.
  • Having strong attention to detail and ability to maintain confidentiality of information.

To be considered for the role you should have:

  • A minimum of Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or Diploma in Accounting.
  • Demonstrated experience in a finance/bookkeeping role.
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of computer software systems specifically Excel and Office 365 programs.
  • Possess or be eligible to gain a Working with Children Check (Blue Card) is essential.
  • Have the right to live and work in Australia.
  • Previous experience in working in a school is highly desirable, but not essential.

Applications should include:

A 2-page response that demonstrates your experience and knowledge relevant to the key accountabilities of the role.

A resume (no more than 4 pages) in length which must include a referee from your current and previous place of employment.

Applications close 2pm Monday 30 October 2023. Suitable candidates may be progressed to interview prior to the closure date.

The Sycamore School is committed to:

  • Ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all students and will provide a safe and supportive environment for students by taking all reasonable steps to promote the safety, welfare and wellbeing of students enrolled at our School and their protection from foreseeable harm.
  • Providing and maintaining a safe and healthy workplace for all workers (including contractors and volunteers) as well as clients, visitors and members of the public. Hazards and risks to health and safety will be eliminated or minimised, as far as is reasonably practicable. 

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?

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