Accounts and Administration Assistant

at Wesley Mission
Location Sydney, Australia
Date Posted January 10, 2020
Category Accounting and Finance
Job Type Full-time
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Accounts and Administration Assistant Wesley Mission location Sydney. Permanent full-time role, based in Ashfield, competitive remuneration package (with generous salary packaging), training opportunities. About us wesley Mission is a high-profile, multifaceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged by providing over 200 services including aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services. Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can”. About the program wesley Home & Residential Care (HRC) assists aged people and those living with a disability to lead fulfilling lives, encouraging them to maintain independence and achieve their unique social, physical and spiritual needs. About the role accounts and Administration assistants provide effective administrative support to the Wesley Home & Residential Care portfolio by assisting stakeholders with administrative and accounting functions. The role is positioned within the Client Business Centre (CBC), located in Ashfield. The role encompasses daily tasks associated with full-function Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Reconciliations, as well as general office duties, whilst dealing with clients, management and staff. The main responsibilities of the role are to provide effective administrative support to the wesley home & residential care team, ensure the administrative activities of wesley home & residential care operate effectively and efficiently, and provide a quality service, undertake administrative tasks associated with accounts payable and accounts receivable, liase with internal and external stakeholders to ensure smooth processing of ar and claiming to ndis, extract, analyse, validate and rectify data, upload of documents, update and maintain central templates and databases, work with internal and external stakeholders, perform administrative tasks associated with the delivery of services, to ensure adherence to departmental and contractual guidelines. Essential criteria to be successful in this position, candidates must be able to demonstrate the capability to meet the criteria outlined below minimum 4 years’ experience in a financial role, tertiary degree in business or finance, experience in the home care and disability sector is highly advantageous, exceptional reconciliation skills, knowledge of peoplesoft and carelink systems, demonstrated advanced excel skills, strong analytical skills, ability to identify improvement measures, proven ability to meet tight deadlines and reporting requirements, high-level organisational skills, demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team, understanding of working within policy and procedural guidelines, strong ability to communicate clearly and professionally, using verbal, written and electronic media, to liaise with a wide range of people in different capacities. Desirable criteria knowledge/understanding of organisational quality-management systems, not-for-profit or cause-related experience, prior work experience with Community Services or NDIS. Remuneration a competitive remuneration package, including salary packaging, is available. Closing date Friday 17 January 2020, by 5pm.