Finance Officer


BE DEADLY. BE in a career you love with TAFE NSW

TAFE NSW is strongly committed to improving the representation of Aboriginal people in our workforce. This reflects our commitment to be responsive to our communities and supports our vision to be the leading skills provider in the state, delivering relevant, high-quality, practical and creative training to grow the NSW economy as one TAFE NSW.


TAFE NSW seeks to develop opportunities for Aboriginal people to access and succeed in employment by creating and driving workforce change that empowers Aboriginal people to take on leadership roles now and into the future. We will continue to embrace the unique and diverse cultures of Aboriginal people - the oldest surviving continuous culture in the world.


The Opportunity

As Finance Officer you will be responsible for supporting the Accounting Operations Coordinator by providing a range of processing activities backing up the implementation of accounting processes and procedures ensuring compliance with TAFE NSW. Working in collaboration with Accountants and Finance Business Partners you will assist in ensuring accounting operations process are coordinated to meet the needs of the business.


We have two temporary opportunities; 10 month and 12 month contracts located at TAFE NSW Newcastle campus.

About You

To succeed in this role, you will have your certificate IV in finance (and related disciplines) or equivalent skills along with experience with SAP and reporting systems to prepare, assist and contribute to end of period reconciliations, requests for information, reports and submissions. Additionally your technology literacy and knowledge of Australian Accounting Standards, and other government regulations, policies and procedures would be beneficial but is not a necessity.


You will have a keen eye for data collection, data extensions and data analysis that you will be able to reflect in TAFE NSWs values in the way you produce your work, and abide by policies and procedures promoting a safe and healthy working environment. You will be proactive, display a high level of initiative and time management skills in order to respond to stakeholder requests at short notice. Strong communication skills and the ability to develop key working relationships will enable you to provide advice, clarification and support to internal stakeholders and work collaboratively across the organisation


How to Apply

For your application to be considered, you must:

  • Attach an updated resume detailing your suitability for the role and a cover letter outlining your interest 


Closing Date:  Monday 16 March 2020 at 11:59pm

This position is targeted for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people under Government Sector Employment Rule 26. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

This advertised position is to create a suitability list for future employment, non-Aboriginal people are also encouraged to apply.


Aboriginal applicants selected for an interview will be required to provide Confirmation of Aboriginality documentation at interview.


 As a condition of employment, you will be required to obtain Working with Children Check (WWCC) clearance. For permanent positions you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident. For temporary positions, it is generally acceptable for you to have a current visa that allows you to work in Australia.


TAFE NSW is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to fostering a diverse workforce.


10/03/2020 $0 Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter 1 Accounting
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