Finance Admin Officer

Finance Admin Officer

Finance Admin Officer

Position Title Finance Admin Officer
Reports to Team Leader Finance and Administration
Location RSPCA Australia office, 6 Napier Close Deakin ACT
Status Part-time – 15 hours per week, one year contract
Salary range $55,000 - $61,000 full time equivalent including 9.5% Superannuation

Overall purpose of the job

The Finance Admin Officer provides efficient and effective administrative support, including undertaking tasks using MYOB. Specific tasks include:

  1. Undertake payroll, accounts payable and receivable in MYOB
  2. Maintain staff credit card records and reconcile accounts
  3. Undertake data entry and calculation, particularly using Excel spreadsheets
  4. Providing general administrative support to other RSPCA Australia staff

Work Health and Safety

Workers and Volunteers are responsible for:

  1. taking care to protect their own health and safety; and
  2. avoiding any act or omission that could adversely affect the health and safety of any other person; and
  3. complying with relevant WHS policies and procedures; and
  4. attending training and induction; and
  5. complying with any reasonable instruction aimed at protecting health and safety in the workplace; and
  6. using any equipment provided to protect health and safety; and
  7. assisting in the identification of hazards, assessments of risks and implementation of risk control measures; and
  8. keeping work areas in a safe condition; and
  9. reporting any incident or hazard to their line manager; and
  10. providing feedback on any matters which may affect WHS at RSPCA Australia.

The Finance Admin Officer is responsible to the Team Leader Finance and Administration, RSPCA Australia and through her/him to the Chief Executive Officer.

Selection Criteria


  1. Proficiency with MYOB, including payroll and invoice payment
  2. Excellent numeracy skills
  3. Excellent attention to detail
  4. Excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage a variety of different tasks with differing deadlines
  5. Good communication skills
  6. High level competency in Microsoft Excel and Outlook
  7. A good ‘team player’
  8. An interest in animal welfare


  1. Competency in Microsoft Word


The contract period is for 12 months. Employment is for 15 hours per week, ideally worked over 2 days (Tuesday and Wednesday) or three days (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday) but other arrangements may be considered.


Applications should include: (1) a document addressing the selection criteria and (2) a Curriculum Vitae which should include the names and contact details of two referees.

Applications with 'Confidential – Finance Admin Officer' in the subject line can be submitted via email to

Applications close: 9am, Monday 3 February 2020.

For further information regarding RSPCA Australia go to

For further information regarding this position, contact Trudy Griffiths on (02) 6282 8300