Senior Finance Officer

Full Time Permanent

The filing of this position is specified and applicants are required to provide a written reference from an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person who can attest to the applicant's background, knowledge and skills as they relate to the following capabilities:

  • Understanding of the historical and contemporary issues that impact on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their communities, particularly in Cape York.

  • Ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in accordance with community protocols and customs.

The written reference should be attached as an additional page to the cover letter.

Apunipima is seeking an experienced Senior Finance Officer Manager to provide comprehensive and effective finance services to employees and managers as part of a multidisciplinary team delivering comprehensive primary health care services consistent with the Apunipima Way and Model of Care, to maximise health outcomes for the people of Cape York.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Certificate IV or Diploma in Financial Accounting or willingness to undertake

  • Demonstrated experience in maintenance and management of Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable/Bookkeeping, and Payroll (minimum 5 years)

  • Exposure and experience in financial software /ERP, preferably EPICOR and Humanforce (minimum 2 years preferred)

  • Demonstrated experience in processing accounts and invoices

  • Demonstrated high level experience in the use of software applications, including Microsoft Office Suites (specifically Excel), finance and payroll systems

  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with the customer base including community

  • The ability to work as a team member and contribute to a supportive work environment

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, and diversity of circumstances, particularly with respect to the people of Cape York.

An attractive salary package is available for this position (dependent on qualifications and experience), including options for generous salary sacrifice, a great team environment, supportive networks and diverse duties.

How do I apply

To apply for this position please visit our website Applicants will be required to respond to screening questions as the final step of the application process, after uploading their resume and cover letter. Your cover letter should include the written reference outlined above, to demonstrate you meet the criteria for specified position.

Certified copies of qualifications/licences and registrations must be provided prior to commencement of role.

Applications for this position close on Sunday 13 September 2020

Apunipima Cape York Health Council is an equal opportunity employer

07/09/2020 $0 Cairns & Far North 1 Accounting
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