Graduate Accountant

Recruiter
Archdiocese Of Brisbane
Location
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
04 Jun 2024
Closes
28 Jun 2024
Ref
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Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Entry level, Graduate scheme
03rd June, 2024

Graduate Accountant

About Archdiocese of Brisbane
The Archdiocese of Brisbane, established in 1859, is a dynamic Catholic community in Southeast Queensland. Led by Archbishop Mark Coleridge, we support parishes, schools, and ministries focused on worship, education, and social justice. Committed to fostering faith and compassion, we offer a collaborative and inclusive environment for those dedicated to serving and enriching our community.

About the Team
Join our Parish Finance Services team as an Assistant Accountant and kickstart your career in a supportive and dynamic environment! This full-time position offers the flexibility of working from home 2 days a week.

Our team of five professional accountants provides essential accounting support to Archdiocesan parishes, assisting Parish Priests and Finance Committees with account processing, managerial reporting, government compliance (BAS and FBT), training, auditing, and policy implementation.

This role offers a fantastic opportunity for a graduate accountant to gain hands-on experience, develop professionally, and make a meaningful impact in our community. With many opportunities for growth and advancement, apply now to be part of our dedicated team!

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage Financial Transactions: Handle all aspects of Accounts Payable and Receivable to ensure smooth and efficient financial operations.
  • Oversee Banking Activities: Record debtor payments and general receipts accurately to maintain up-to-date financial records.
  • BAS Reporting: Prepare and lodge Business Activity Statements, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations.
  • General Ledger Maintenance: Keep the general ledger accurate and current, supporting the overall financial health of the organization.
  • Support Budget Preparation: Collaborate with the Senior Accountant in preparing comprehensive budgets for Parishes, gaining valuable insights into financial planning and analysis.
  • Annual Account Reviews: Prepare Parish accounts for external reviews, contributing to the transparency and accountability of financial practices.
Job Requirements:
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Accounting and/or Commerce
  • 1-2 years of experience in MYOB EXO
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of accounting processes
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to influence stakeholders at all levels
  • Experience in not-for-profit organizations is desirable
  • Understanding of Catholic Church values and teachings beneficial, not required

Benefits
  • Community and Purpose: Employees often experience a strong sense of community and purpose, contributing to the well-being of the broader community.
  • Professional Development: The Archdiocese typically provides opportunities for professional growth and development, including training programs, workshops, and continuing education.
  • Work-Life Balance: In this position, employees often enjoy a healthy work-life balance, with the option to work from home for two days per week. This flexibility enables employees to better manage their professional and personal responsibilities
  • Supportive Environment: Employees often work in a supportive and inclusive environment that values teamwork, compassion, and mutual respect.
  • Job Security: Working for a large, established organization like the Archdiocese can provide a sense of job stability and security.
To apply for this role please submit a cover letter and resume via the Apply For This Job button. For further information please contact HR Recruitment Coordinator Brent Hunter hunterb@bne.catholic.net.au

The Archdiocese of Brisbane has standards of conduct for workers to maintain a safe and healthy environment for children. Our commitment to these standards requires that we conduct working with children checks and background referencing for all persons who will engage in direct and regular involvement with children and young people (0 - 18 years) and/or vulnerable adults. The organisation is fully committed to child safety and has a 0 tolerance to abuse of children or vulnerable adults

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