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Permanent part time – 7hrs per week

9.00am to 4.30pm

Pay rate based on qualifications and experience 

We want to hear from, and talk to, people who are suitably qualified and experienced and can work as part of the staff team in a busy community centre. Ideally you will also be a registered BAS Agent or working towards achieving registration. 

About the Opportunity

As part of Greenacre Area Community Centre team, the role of Bookkeeper/Financial Administrator is to:

  • Undertake all aspects of financial administration and bookkeeping in accordance with established policies and processes and work to a high standard and in a timely manner. 
  • Ensure all financial obligations of the community centre are met.


To be successful you will have:

  • Locally gained bookkeeping/financial administration/accounting qualifications 
  • Minimum 5 years demonstrated experience using MYOB online Accounting System and proficiency with all aspects of MYOB 
  • Proven experience with all aspects of payroll o Strong numeracy, computer and Microsoft Excel skills 
  • Strong organisational, planning and follow up skills  
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal
  • High level attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to produce, interpret and analyse financial reports for the management committee
  • Ability to co-ordinate annual audit and liaise with the auditor
  • Ability to comply with ATO, ACNC and Fair Trading requirements
  • Experience with BAS preparation
  • Flexibility to work extra hours if required


  • Working knowledge of Industry Award
  • Knowledge of not for profit funding requirements

In addition to the above, some of the duties and responsibilities of the role include:

  • Preparing fortnightly payroll and implementing industry award 
  • Accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • Banking and receipts
  • Preparing monthly Financial Reports for the management committee
  • Undertaking regular back –up of electronic records
  • Arranging for the destruction of paper records in accordance with the relevant policies and procedures
  • Co-ordinating the annual audit and liaising with the Centre’s auditor
  • Complying with ATO, DoFT and ACNC accountabilities in a timely manner
  • Providing advice on new systems including on line systems and procedures as required
  • Maintaining all financial and payroll records in accordance with relevant policies and procedures
  • Preparing the Annual Budget and funding acquittals as required
  • Maintaining the Assets Register
  • Working in accordance with the Centre’s Code of Conduct
  • Maintaining confidentiality and privacy of records

Who are we?

Greenacre Area Community Centre provides a range of services and activities that address local issues and strengthen our community.  We are a central access point for information, support and community engagement.  We offer a safe, welcoming space for all, with a focus on expanding opportunities for people who are disadvantaged. 

We aim to help by:

  • Providing information and referral to all members of the local community
  • Providing a range of programs and activities that meet the needs of the local community
  • Providing low income individuals with free TAX HELP assistance
  • Providing the community with access to free fresh food
  • Providing free or low cost activities for children and youth
  • Providing counselling and casework services for individuals and families
  • Providing a Supported Playgroup
  • Providing educational classes and social or support groups
  • Providing all residents and visitors with a welcoming, helpful and informative Centre
  • Providing hall hire facilities
  • Providing Volunteering opportunities
  • Registered WDO provider

What do we offer?

You’ll be part of an inclusive, collaborative and supportive work culture that strives to deliver high quality professional work to make a positive contribution to our community.

We offer ongoing professional development opportunities and regular staff supervision as well as paid Christmas leave bonus. 

What now?

To apply please submit the following documents:

  1. A Current Resume’ including the names and contact details of two work referees, one of which is a direct supervisor/Manager
  2. A brief cover letter outlining your interest in and suitability for the position
  3. A statement addressing each point of the selection criteria stated above


Please note: Applications that fail to submit a statement addressing the selection criteria point by point will not be considered. 

Send your completed application to: [email protected] -  Applications close when a suitable applicant has been found.  For further information or enquiries please contact the Executive Officer on 9750 7982. 

Before Applying

Before applying for the advertised position you need to read the Job Ad carefully and assess whether you meet all of the stated selection criteria.

The Selection Criteria

The Selection Criteria are the basis of the job advertisement. It details the knowledge, skills, abilities and experience that are required for the position.

Addressing the Selection Criteria

You must provide a response to ALL the selection criteria as shown in the job ad, point by point.  The Selection Criteria is the most important part of the job application and will determine whether or not you will get an interview. It is your claim for the position and allows you to demonstrate that you have the required skills and knowledge for the job. Please note: Failure to address each selection criterion individually, point by point on a separate document means your application cannot be considered. 

What to include in your application

You should include the following three documents as part of your application: 

  1. A cover letter. Please be sure it has your full name, street address, email address, home and mobile phone number.
  2. A current Resume’ clearly detailing your qualifications, employment and voluntary experience as well as two current work related referees, one of which is a Manager or direct supervisor and their contact details.

3. A document outlining your response to the Selection Criteria

Where to send your application:

All applications should be marked CONFIDENTIAL and sent to: 

The Executive Officer

PO Box 164

Greenacre NSW 2190

or emailed to: [email protected] 

Please direct any telephone enquiries to: 

The person specified in the Job Ad on 9750 7982 during business hours.


After the closing date, we will assess your skills and experience as supplied in your application against the requirements of the job as per the job ad. If your skills and experience match the requirements of the position, you will be called in for an interview. Greenacre Area

Community Centre is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

The Interview

The Greenacre Area Community Centre appoints people based on merit. That is, the person deemed to be the most competent to undertake the duties of the position will be selected. 

If you are invited to an interview, it is advisable to find out as much as you can about the organisation and the role you have applied for. You can visit our website at or call the Centre to speak with the contact person. 

Conditions of Employment

All appointments are subject to a three month probation period.

Conditions of employment are as defined in the Social and Community Services (State) Award and the SCHCADS Award 2010.

All new appointments must agree to a Working With Children’s Check where relevant and agree to abide by the Centre’s Staff Code of Conduct and WH&S policy. 

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