MAXIMUS Finance Administration Officer in Springwood, Australia

MAX Solutions is committed to improving the lives of others. Providing employment, health, training and humanitarian services in more than 250 locations around Australia, MAX Solutions invests strongly in the development of our people. We foster strong relationships between staff, clients and the community and are driven to make a difference.

Position Overview

The role will support the operation of our Indigenous programs that operate primarily in Remote Australia. The role will also assist the senior managers in these regions to manage the day-to-day transactions, acquittals and reconciliations of program budgets and expenditure, monitoring of activity budgets and working with senior managers in the development of these.

The role will entail liaison with external parties in relation to payments and processing and to ensure that all transactions are compliant and processed in a timely manner.

The role will also be a critical liaison point between the operational side of our remote Indigenous programs and our support services teams in Springwood, and our finance team in Brisbane.

Key Responsibilities

  • Overseeing and coordinating the accuracy and timeliness of all financial information and report production, including annual budgets, profitability plans and forecasts

  • Maintaining monthly journals, including accruals, prepayments, internal cost transfers, and activity budgets

  • Developing and maintaining policies, procedures for the provision of purchase orders, receipts and invoices from suppliers and servicing sites

  • Accurately entering payment information into systems

  • Ensuring suppliers are paid within the agreed credit terms and managing the approvals process

  • Liaison with senior managers and suppliers

  • Assisting in the development of financial models

  • Provision of regular financial and performance reports to Senior Managers

  • Assisting in the development and monitoring of activity budgets

  • Dealing with external customer queries

  • Comply with all WHS procedures ensuring that team members including volunteers and contractors abide by all relevant health and safety procedures

  • Act as a role model by demonstrating safe work behaviours and report all accidents, incidents or near misses immediately.

Personal Skills/Attributes

  • Understanding around current bookkeeping practices and accounting standards

  • Mature attitude and able to work autonomously

  • Keen eye for detail and able to work to deadlines

  • Advanced financial skills

  • Be a team player with excellent organisational skills and able to liaise effectively with senior management

  • Good data entry speed

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • An individual who maintains composure when under pressure and persists with achieving objectives within strict timeframes

  • Effective problem solving ability.

Required Experience

  • Demonstrated experience with proactively contributing to the improvement of processes and procedures

  • Experience in the using corporate finance systems.

Qualifications

  • Relevant financial qualifications

  • Degree in Accounting highly regarded

  • Working towards CPA or CA.

At MAX Solutions we welcome employees from diverse backgrounds and aim to create a work environment where Employee differences such as gender, age, culture, disability and religion are valued.

MAX Solutions applies the principles of reasonable adjustment for people with disability. Workplace adjustments are changes introduced into the workplace that take account of a person’s disability so that they can use their skills effectively and access the same benefits, terms or conditions of employment as other employees. If you are a candidate considering a role with MAX Solutions and require a workplace adjustment for this position, please advise the MAX Solutions Recruitment Consultant or contact MAX Solutions Recruitment on 07 3727 1306.

Requisition ID: 2017-26883

External Company Name: MAXIMUS

External Company URL: www.maximus.com

EEO Statement: At MAX Solutions we welcome employees from diverse backgrounds and aim to create a work environment where Employee differences such as gender, age, culture, disability and religion are valued.

MAX Solutions applies the principles of reasonable adjustment for people with disability. Workplace adjustments are changes introduced into the workplace that take account of a person’s disability so that they can use their skills effectively and access the same benefits, terms or conditions of employment as other employees. If you are a candidate considering a role with MAX Solutions and require a workplace adjustment for this position, please advise the MAX Solutions Recruitment Consultant or contact MAX Solutions Recruitment on 07 3727 1306.