Employment Opportunity - Finance Officer

Published: November 7th 2018

Finance Officer - Short Term

Finance Officer - Short Term

Regional QLD

Cairns & Far North

The Opportunity

Weipa is located 900km north-west of Cairns on the Gulf of Carpentaria and has been operating for over 50 years. Over the years, it has developed into a vibrant and diverse cultural hub of the Western Cape. Weipa offers a coastal community rich in geographical beauty and cultural heritage that provides families with opportunities to participate in leisure activities, sports and community events. With a strong sense of community, the region has plenty of natural beauty to offer including the opportunities for boating, fishing, camping and exploring

What the role entails
This regional client acts as a Local Government authority in the Township of Weipa on behalf of a global mining giant. Working on a Monday to Friday roster and reporting to the Coordinator Corporate Services, in this temporary role, you will be required to:

Complete end of month financial processes including bank account reconciliations
Process credit card expense claims
Complete supplier payment reconciliation and processing
Coordinate debt collection process
Liaise with creditors and debtors
Preparation for issuing invoices
Provide IT / Office software support
Provide support for special projects undertaken by Corporate Services

What you will need for this role:

To succeed in this role, you will have:
Previous financial administration experience and qualifications
Previous experience assisting with IT related queries
High-level computer literacy (Accounting software, Microsoft Office Suite Word / Excel)
Well-developed time management and prioritisation skills
Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work well in a team and autonomously
A current Queensland C (Car) class driver licence
Previous experience in Local Government is preferred, though not essential

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