Position Title: Finance Officer


Key Role

  • Maintain Excel database and assist in preparation of financial reports.

Other Responsibilities

Responsible for the reporting and maintenance of the research database and assisting with the financial accounting and reporting including:

Financial contract management

  • Responsible for maintaining, reconciling and monitoring Excel database with contract financial information. Updating the contract financial information and tracking movement of milestones, payments, receipts and FTE financial management.

Project Budget

  • Preparation of monthly budget v actual reporting for various projects.


  • Assist with preparation of cashflow reports including reconciliation and maintenance of source information

Financial reporting

  • Assist in preparation and delivery of monthly financial statements and reporting pack for management and the Board by due dates.

  • Responsible for preparation reporting as required by the Commonwealth Agreement.

  • Responsible for preparation of governance financial reporting including Participants reporting and meeting governance financial reporting obligations including pie charts and graphs.


  • Assist with the end of year financial preparation including audit work papers. Experience liaising with auditors and preparation of audited financial statements

  • Assist with preparation of reporting as required by the Commonwealth Agreement.

Organisational support

  • Be flexible and committed to provide support to the organisation during peak times of financial reporting

  • As part of the finance team develop and implement delivery plans for reporting 

Other responsibilities

As part of the finance team provide support for the delivery of the daily finance functions in conjunction with the Finance Accountant including:

Finance management

  • Familiarisation of finances to be able to support the organisation during audit, end of month reporting and end of year reporting. 

  • Be able to maintain finances, bank reconciliations, creditors and debtor management and bank management.

  • Assist with preparation of payroll and associated leave schedules, timesheets.

Legislative reporting

  • Be familiar with and able to assist with BAS, FBT, Payroll tax and government reporting to meet Commonwealth Government requirements.

Ad-hoc Finance Activities

  • Support the Chief Operations Officer, and PBCRC team to deliver financial information to Participants.

  • Attend to financial administration

  • Attend to finance queries

Closing Date

Applications close 2nd April 2017.

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