Due to the recent appointment of our incumbent financial secretary to a Secondary College, we are seeking a financial secretary to manage our fees, banking and accounts. This position includes receipting and banking of monies paid, keeping track of accounts to be paid, payments by EFT, generating school fees, making bank transfers, census preparation, compiling end of month and BAS statements. Other office duties may be assigned as appropriate. The successful applicant will show initiative, be a team player, be a skilful negotiator and able to liaise with the school's debtors with tact and empathy. Prior experience using BCE's Dynamix program would be a distinct advantage.
Queen of Apostles School is a co-educational primary school with an approximate enrolment of 450 students. The school has two campuses, with Prep to Year 2 located at Chuter St Stafford Heights and Years 3 to 6 at Thuruna Street. Queen of Apostles School, in strong partnership with the Parish Priest and parish community, proudly offers a quality inclusive Catholic Education. As the school has grown and changed, it has continued to build on the traditions established by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth. Their spirit of Love, Unity, Hospitality, Faithful Listening and Simplicity is found within the school community and is further strengthened by the parents, staff and children living the school motto of “Growing in Faith and Love”.
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To be successful in this role you will:
- have a commitment to and understanding of the ethos and traditions of Catholic Education;
- currently hold or be eligible to hold a Paid Employee Positive Notice Blue Card; and
- be eligible to work in Australia for the duration of the appointment.
Estimated Start Date: Commencing February 17 plus a handover prior to this date
Position Tenure: Continuing
Weeks Worked: Up to 52 weeks per year including school holidays
Tenure Duration (If Fixed Term):
Total Paid Hours (per wk) & Days Required: 38 hours / week. The financial secretary works 39 weeks of term time plus an additional 4 weeks made up of 2 weeks prior to school commencing and 2 weeks after school concludes at the end of term 4. This is a total of 43 weeks per year.
Salary Level, Range or Hourly Rate: School Officer Level 5 - starting at $31.91 per hour. Waiting on EB increase to be approved in addition to this rate.
Employment Conditions: Diocesan Catholic Education Employing Authorities in Queensland Single Interest Agreement 2015-2019
This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child related employment in accordance with the law.
Contact Person: Nigel Bird
Contact Telephone Number: 07 33529200
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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