Finance Officer

Job Description

About Us:

Bidgerdii Community Health Service is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community controlled primary health care service, operating in the Rockhampton and Central Queensland region for close to 30 years. The organisation is a bulk billing community-controlled health service, managed by a Board of Directors who oversee and manage the strategic directions of the service.






About the Role:

The Finance Officer is responsible for the daily operation of the finance subdivision of the Corporate Service department while supporting the maintenance of Contractual and Compliance management. In carrying out this role the incumbent shall work closely with other members of the Corporate Services Team by providing high level of support and assistance across the unit.


The incumbent also provides reports to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Corporate Service Manager (CSM) on a timely manner as well as relating to financial and other related matters ensuring the organisation’s legislative obligations are met.







Duties may include but not limited to:

  • Budgets
  • Accounts – Payable and Receivable
  • Banking
  • Audit
  • Reporting
  • Vehicles
  • Payroll
  • Insurance
  • Contract Management
  • Financial Delegation
  • Inductions
  • Staff Supervision/Timesheets






This is an Indigenous – identified position. Applicants must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander decent (pursuant to Section 14 (d) of the Anti-discrimination act. Please indicate within your application if you are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander decent.







About You:

You a compassionate, optimistic individual wanting to make a difference in people’s lives especially our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community and also have the following:


  • Tertiary qualifications in accounting or relevant
  • Demonstrated experience in administrative support, bookkeeping and / or accounting including Accounts Payable, Receivable and Payroll.
  • Qualification in Business Studies or commitment to obtain similar qualifications or equivalent experience.
  • Experience or ability to develop good skills in using financial management packages and Microsoft Office, in particular Microsoft Word and Excel, and MYOB.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and effective verbal and written skills.
  • A good level of understanding and appreciation of issues for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
  • A knowledge of and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander societies and cultures and an understanding of the issues, particularly in the health area which are affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as well as a demonstrated ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.






Practical Requirements:

  • Current C Class Drivers Licence (QLD) – essential
  • Immunisation requirements – It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against the following vaccine preventable diseases: Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis A, COVID19 and pertussis (whooping cough) during their employment.
  • Satisfactory Police Criminal History Check.







What We Offer:

We offer excellent working conditions with up-to-date technology, great work life balance with flexible work hours (Monday – Friday, 8.00am – 5.00pm). We also offer excellent career progression and development opportunities in an innovative, community focussed organisation where we are committed to continuous improvement and have exciting plans for the future.




Other perks for joining us (not limited to):

  • Competitive Salary
  • Generous Salary Packaging
  • Awesome Organisation Culture
  • 11% Employer Superannuation Contribution
  • 17.5% Leave Loading







How to Apply

Click ‘Apply Now’ to submit your application and please include:

  • Your current CV or resume, including referees.
  • A short 1 - 2 page cover letter outlining how your experience, abilities and knowledge align with the organisational values, accountabilities and “Key Selection Criteria” section of the Role Description.
  • Include any additional forms / evidence as listed on the Position Description.





Please note pre-employment checks will be carried out on successful applicants recommended for employment which may include confirming your qualifications, professional registration/s, previous employment history (including any previous disciplinary action), police criminal history check, Australian work status and vaccination requirements.







If you need more information, please contact HR and Recruitment team








Applications close: Sunday, 21 July 2024