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Melbourne School of Theology
Wantirna, VIC, Australia

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Senior Accountant



Wantirna, VIC, Australia 




Educational Services (Post-Secondary Education) Award 2010 - General Staff Level 9

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Melbourne School of Theology & Eastern College Australia

Applications are invited for a full-time position at MST/ Eastern, as SENIOR ACCOUNTANT, commencing October 2019. MST and Eastern are Christian higher education providers for both English and Chinese students located in Wantirna.

As the SENIOR ACCOUNTANT you will manage the efficient and smooth running of the day-to-day finance operations at MST and Eastern College for students, staff & faculty, donors, suppliers, tenants, statutory bodies and other ad-hoc customers. An important aspect of this role is to manage liquidity for MST’s and Eastern College’s operations, and to provide management and the board with analysis that guides decision making and mitigates risk.

You will have experience in a variety of accounting functions, including book-keeping. You will understand the processes and controls required to ensure the smooth operation of all financial transactions and have a desire to implement continuous improvement strategies. You will enjoy working within a close team that supports each other in the provision of financial services to MST and Eastern. As the SENIOR ACCOUNTANT you will be required to demonstrate advanced skills in Excel, Reckon and the financial analysis of business and ministry activities. You will look forward to serving in a Christian context that is both ministry and vocationally focused.
A CPA/ CA member or equivalent, administratively strong, adaptable to multiple systems, service focused, and a heart to serve the Christian community.
Compensation and Benefits:
This is a full-time position, 5 days per week. Salary and benefits are in line with Educational Services (Post-Secondary Education) Award 2010 - General Staff Level 9.
Applicants should send a letter of intent via mail or the Apply Now button, curriculum vitae, and include three references who will be contacted by phone. Closing date for applications: Friday, 20 September 2019
Peter Tyrrell (Vice Principal - Community and Operations)
Melbourne School of Theology
PO Box 6257, Vermont South, Vic 3133 Australia

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