Administration Officer, Finance – Brisbane School of Distance Education Job at Education in Brisbane QLD

Our school provides lessons in an on-line environment to over 3500 students with a finance team of 4 staff. The team work in an environment of heavy peak times engaged with diverse families enrolling their children at Brisbane SDE under one of 7 categories of enrolment. This position is required to apply policy and provide support and advice to the Team Leader, Finance.

Job Type: Temporary

Position Type: Full-time

Location: Brisbane – South

Yearly Salary: $63527 – $70492

Contact Name: Sandy Cook

Contact Number:
Closing Date: 09-MAR-21

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About Brisbane School of Distance Education

The school is devoted to professional development and staff well-being, while upholding their motto “each student succeeding”. The school is proud to be involved in the Rainbow Liaison Officer program, support students with all abilities and gender diversity within the school.

Brisbane SDE uphold the vision of the Proud at Work workforce strategy and believe the school should be an environment where staff and students feel safe, supported and valued for who they are.

Your Opportunity

Ideally, the successful applicant will be knowledgeable with Department of Education’s purchasing and procurement policies anf One School functionality.

Applicants that are flexible with change, willing to be part of a supportive and high achieving team and engage with the fundamental beliefs of the school are encouraged to apply.

Your Role

As the Administration Officer, Finance, you will have responsibility for but not limited to the following:

Administer financial transactions for the school in a timely manner, including procurement, invoicing, accounts receivable and payable; and fee and debt collection, and seek guidance when required.

Undertake a range of administrative tasks including entering data and maintaining financial registers for the effective administration of financial services for the school.

Undertake tasks for the preparation of monthly reconciliations of school Corporate Cards, Bank Reconciliations and monthly Business Activity Statements.

Inform parents about enrolment fees and discuss payment plan options, when appropriate.

Liaise with students and their families to undertake fee and debt collection, under the guidance of the AO5.

Maintain the currency of the school’s budgetary information, update Heads of Department with budget and expenditure information as requested, and participate in regular budget reviews.

Inform and assist staff to comply with correct financial procedures and processes when purchasing resources and services, excursions and fundraising, and advise when GST considerations are applicable.

Undertake preliminary research and analysis, as directed by the AO5, to assist in identifying options for managing the school’s financial resources.

When working in regulated employment an employee must have a current Working with Children Clearance (blue card) issued by Blue Card Services.

Applicants should refer to the position description noting the major focus of the role is ad mistering financial transactions in a timely manner.

To apply please attach the following:
A brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)

A maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities under the ‘How you will be assessed’ section in the attached role description.

Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.

About the Company

Company: Education

Company Location:  Brisbane QLD

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