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Finance Officer Assistant / Bookkeeper - Rockhampton

Finance Officer Assistant / Bookkeeper - Rockhampton

Job title: Finance Officer Assistant / Bookkeeper - Rockhampton
Location: Gladstone
Discipline: Accounts
Reference: 2024
Contact name: Kenn Cromwell
Job published: 10 January 2022

Job description

Finance Officer Assistant / Bookkeeper - Rockhampton

The Finance Officer is responsible for assisting with maintaining financial, accounting and administrative services in order to meet financial reporting standards and legislative requirements.


Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain the accounts payable and accounts receivable systems in order to ensure complete and accurate records for all moneys
  • Administer employee files and records in order to ensure accurate payment of benefits and allowances
  • Administer weekly and bi-weekly payroll in order to ensure that employees are paid in an accurate and timely manner
  • Assist Project Management Software (at time of writing – Abtrac); and
  • Other Duties: as required.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate organisational and time management skills;
  • Computerise accounting programs;
  • Accounts payable and accounts receivables / bank account reconciliation
  • Generally accepted accounting principles
  • Payroll systems and reporting
  • Office administration
  • An understanding of business reporting & legislation
  • Team player
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Ability to perform a range of clerical functions using Microsoft Office (work, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

Key Measures

  • Work within the company’s QHSE policies and procedures and actively participate in the development and improvement of these;
  • Proficient with Word and Excel 

Key Qualities

  • Professional presentation
  • Proven ability to multi-task and to prioritise urgent tasks
  • Proven ability to be flexible in terms of scope of work and timing in order to meet the demands of the business
  • Strict confidentiality
  • Be honest and trustworthy
  • Be respectful
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Be flexible and;
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of Certificate IV in Financial Services (Bookkeeping or Accounting)
  • Minimum 3 years appropriate experience


Kenn Cromwell

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