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Finance Officer

  • 492593
  • Cairns
  • Non-Teaching
  • Term Time - Permanent

Finance Officer

Commencement Date:  4 October 2022

Employment Type: Term Time, Permanent

Salary Range: $35.06 to $36.76 gross per hour

Closing Date for Applications: 5pm, Monday 22 August 2022

Newman Catholic College

Newman Catholic College, co-located on James Cook University site, Smithfield, is Cairns Catholic Education’s newest college, joining a system of 29 other catholic schools and colleges. Opened in 2022, with approximately 140 Year 7 students and growing a year level each year until Year 12 is reached in 2027, its location on and interaction with the University presents endless opportunities to meet the diverse learning needs of our students. Newman Catholic College works collaboratively with James Cook University so that learning and teaching is enhanced at all year levels.

About the Role

The Finance Officer assists with maintaining financial, accounting and administrative services to meet legislative requirements and support College operations. The Finance Officer reports to the Principal through the Business Manager.

This position requires the self-directed application of knowledge with substantial depth in some area. A range of technical and/or other skills are applied to roles and functions in both varied and highly specific contexts. Competencies are normally used independently and both routinely and non-routinely. Discretion and judgement are required in planning and selecting appropriate equipment, service techniques and work organisation for self and/or others. 

Work Requirements

  • Holder, or applied to hold, a current Working With Children Blue Card or be eligible to apply
  • Tertiary qualifications at Associate Diploma/Diploma level or equivalent qualifications relevant to the position or such knowledge, qualifications and experience that are deemed by the employer as necessary to successfully carry out the duties of the position
  • Be fully supportive of the ethos of Catholic Education

What we offer

  • Annual Leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • Access to salary packaging options to maximise your salary 
  • Access to additional Employer Superannuation Contributions
  • Access to long service leave after 7 years of continuous service (portability of Long Service Leave may also be applicable)
  • 14 Weeks’ paid parental leave 
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program

For further information about the role, please download the Position Description Download File NCC - Finance Officer PosD L5 V2.pdf

Note: We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if a suitable application is received.

Intending applicants must be fully committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation.

Catholic Education is an equal opportunity employer.

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