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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 22970
Position Title Finance Officer
Employment Status Limited Term Part Time
Location Chelsea Heights
Advertisement text 13 month Fixed term – part time role
• Chelsea Heights location
• Salary package/ benefits
• Part time role with flexibility in working hours



About Peninsula Health
Peninsula Health provides public healthcare services to residents of the Mornington Peninsula.

Our hospitals and emergency departments are located at Frankston and Rosebud, and we provide a wide range of community health, dental, rehabilitation, mental health, palliative care ad aged care services from campuses at Frankston, Hastings, Mornington and Rosebud.

Person centred care is at the heart of everything we do, guided by our values of Services, Integrity, Compassion, Respect and Excellence.

Position Summary
We are seeking an Finance Officer for a fixed term role in our finance department.

The Finance Officer works in the 12 person finance team and will play a vital role in the department’s day to day financial operating processes.

The role will ensure that all cash receipting and reporting duties meet relevant timeframes and targets. The role also supports the month end financial close with responsibilities including completing of financial reports, journals and reconciliations.

This is a part-time position working 30 hours per week.

We are flexible on a start date but have a preference for immediate commence.

Key Responsibilities
• Bank statement processing and reconciliations to reduce unallocated receipts and minimise time to close the receivables ledger
• Provide assistance in the month-end reporting process including reporting on variances within tight deadlines and provide recommendations on account movements
• Support management with completion of G/L reconciliations and analysis
• Support Peninsula Health’s managers and staff with financial audit and statutory reporting requirements
• Work closely with other departments to gather all supporting documentation to coordinate and finalise patient fund accounts
• Administer appropriate compliance checking and management of the corporate credit card approval and audit process
• Administrative tasks as required


Essential Criteria
Please refer to the attached position description of the role.

How to apply
To apply, please click on the APPLY NOW button to forward you current resume and covering letter for consideration

Other Information
• Ensuring the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff is at the heart of everything we do. As part of this commitment, all new members of our team must meet the immunisation requirements of their role prior to commencement.
• Peninsula Health is committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
• Peninsula Health believes in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce where each person’s uniqueness is valued. Peninsula Health believes that by embracing the diverse life experiences and perspectives of our people, we will provide high-quality health care to all members of our community – regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, religion or sexual orientation.

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Selection Criteria Essential: Completion of a tertiary qualification in Accounting/Business.
Essential: Experience or a detailed understanding of the process of bank reconciliations
Essential: Adept at working in busy multi-tasking environments.
Essential: Strong financial systems skills
Essential: Strong Microsoft Excel skills
Essential: Strong general reconciliation skills
Essential: Well developed interpersonal and communication skills
Contact Person Mark Misquitta
Contact Number 97881335
Closing Date 20/05/2018
Position Description PD - Finance Officer.pdf