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Part-Time Contract Education Accounts Officer

Seventh-day Adventist Schools (Greater Sydney) Limited


Part-Time Contract Education Account Officer – Seventh-day Adventist Schools (Greater Sydney) Ltd

Applications Close

22 July 2024

Role Description

Seventh-day Adventist Schools (Greater Sydney) Limited is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Account Officer to join our Finance team at the Greater Sydney Conference. This is a Part-Time (0.5 FTE) role on a 12-month Contract. This position will provide clerical support services under the direction of the Education Accountant.


Greater Sydney Conference, 148 Fox Valley Road Wahroonga NSW 2076

Application Requirements

Qualifications Required

  1. Must be a practising baptised member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church with a strong commitment to its mission. This would incorporate an active relationship with Jesus Christ characterised by a deep desire for worship and service to God.
  2. Working knowledge of the church and its operational management
  3. Appropriate qualifications and/or experience in a similar role

Selection Criteria

  1. Possess good communication and interpersonal skills to facilitate the collection & dissemination of information, and the maintenance of a productive working relationship with others.
  2. Well organised and able to work to deadlines.
  3. Be computer literate and possess experience in the use of relevant computer-based accounting packages, such as Synergetic and SUN.
  4. Be pro-active in identifying potential workflow problems and suggest possible solutions as appropriate.
  5. Possess an eye for detail, having an ability to assess information critically, ensuring that outputs have a high level of accuracy.
  6. Possess a working knowledge of internal policies.
  7. Use initiative in dealing with day-to-day issues, and determine when to seek advice of superiors

Specific Responsibilities

Financial Operations

  • Accounts reconciliations and intercompany reconciliations
  • Bookkeeping for credit card transactions
  • Process accounts payable and maintain accounts payable system
  • Reconciliations of ledger to sub ledgers
  • School month end and year end tasks
  • Organising the documentations for the audit


  • Other duties and projects as and when required

Key Performance Indicators

  1. Consistently reflects the mission and values of the Church.
  2. Competently meets all specifications of the job description and office manual.
  3. Has a thorough mastery of the specific knowledge and skills required for this position.
  4. Consistently delivers a high level of customer service to all clients.
  5. Facilitates the smooth day to day functions and services of the Finance team.
  6. Consistently demonstrates high levels of commitment to the work of the Finance department.
  7. Consistently demonstrates sound judgment in decision making.
  8. Embraces innovation, change and training that have the potential to improve performance and delivery of service.
  9. Responds positively to feedback.
  10. Actively supports all members of the Finance team.
  11. Achieves a consistently high score in performance appraisals.

Only those with a legal right to work in Australia may apply.  The appointing body reserves the right to fill this position at its discretion and to close applications early.

Expressions of Interest

Applications can be emailed to the People and Culture Team- [email protected]. Applications should include a covering letter addressing the selection criteria and a current resume with a minimum of three referees including contact details.


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