Finance Officer Job at ALPA in Darwin NT
23rd February, 2021
We are the Arnhem Land Progress Aboriginal Corporation (ALPA) and our mission is to operate successful and responsible businesses emphasising local employment, training, career pathways, customer service, and safety.
Having been in operations for nearly 50 years, from humble beginnings, we have grown to be Australia’s largest financially independent Indigenous corporation, employing over 1,000 employees across 27 remote locations throughout NT and QLD. We strive to improve the health, quality of life, and economic development of our members, giving primacy to their cultural heritage, dignity, and desire for opportunity and equality with their fellow Australians.
About the role
Under the direction of an Accountant, you will be playing a support role by undertaking standardised accounts processing in a high volume, continuously improving and maintaining, quality and internal controls in a customer focussed framework.
Undertake daily, monthly, quarterly and end of year manual and electronic accounts receivable activities for an assigned area of the business.
Assist internal customers in person, by telephone and in writing with processing, system familiarisation, and troubleshooting
Undertake daily, monthly, quarterly and end of year manual and electronic accounts payable activities for an assigned area of the business
Undertake daily, monthly, quarterly and end of year debtor management activities including telephone contact, written contact, and internal reporting
Participate in the telephone system overflow roster, reception relief and in other shared corporate activities.
Skills and Experience
Undergraduate qualification in Commerce, Accounting or Business
2 years’ experience in finance or payroll
Experience in using electronic accounts processing software
Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills
Highly effective interpersonal skills including proficient written and oral communication skills
Experience using Microsoft Dynamics 365 is desirable
Salary sacrificing | 5 weeks annual leave
Career progression opportunities
Work with Australia’s largest Independent Aboriginal organisation
ALPA is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply. We also encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background to apply.
Please contact the Recruitment team via [email protected] for any further information
About the Company
Company Location: Darwin NT