Positions Vacant

Finance Officer

Accounting/Financial Accounting & Reporting

Part Time

Job description

About Equestrian SA

Equestrian South Australia is the peak body for horse sports in South Australia and is a state body of Equestrian Australia, which is the governing body for horse sports in Australia and is affiliated with the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI), the governing body for horse sports worldwide. Equestrian South Australia maintains affiliations with relevant Government and Non-Government agencies at the State level, for example the Office of Sport & Recreation and Racing South Australia and Sport SA.

Equestrian South Australia is a non-profit organisation incorporated under the Associations Incorporations Act of South Australia. It comprises of individual members, affiliated clubs, life members, coaches and officials.

Position purpose

The Finance Officer (FO) provides financial and administrative support to colleagues, customers, suppliers, members, and stakeholders of the organisation. The role has the responsibility for account keeping services and producing reports and managing accounts in consultation with the EO.

Position Responsibilities

  • Provide account keeping services.
  • Reconciliation of bank accounts.
  • Prepare, finalise accounts payable (including statutory payments), receivable.
  • Prepare batch payments for export.
  • Support the annual budget process in consultation with the EO.
  • Prepare regular, periodic financial reports, all accounts, external funders.
  • Provide annual financial performance reports for audit in consultation with the EO.
  • Provide support and work with the Discipline Committees.
  • Provide membership services with a customer focus.

Essential Qualifications & Experience

  • Account keeping experience.
  • Proficiency in using finance systems (Xero) and processes.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a proactively diverse and inclusive organisation.
  • Excellent and proven interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to share skills and knowledge with others.
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask.
  • Proven ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • Current motor vehicle license.
  • Current working with children check.

Desirable Qualifications/Experience

  • Minimum qualification Advanced Diploma in accounting

Please submit applications addressing the essential and desirable qualifications and experience with a covering letter and resume to EO ESA at [email protected] by 3rd May 2021.

Role requirements

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a financial officer?
  • Do you have experience using Xero?
  • How many years of accounts payable experience do you have?
  • How many years of bookkeeping experience do you have?
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Do you have a current Police Check (National Police Certificate) for employment?
  • How many years of accounts receivable experience do you have?