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Regional Finance Officer - Hobart

Life Without Barriers
  • 12 Month Maximum Term Contract

About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 7,000 employees working in more than 440 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.   

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the Role

The Regional Finance Officer is a key resource to enable the operations stream to achieve its finance-related objectives and comply with organisational finance-related policies and procedures at regional level, this is a 12 Month Maximum Term Contract based in our Hobart office.

Key Responsibilities

  • Accurately code, process and collate accounts payable related forms and credit card reconciliations
  • Completion of a high volume payments to carers and contractors
  • Collate all payroll related information including the completion of timesheets, leave forms and documentation for processing and payments
  • Assist the National and State finance teams to ensure all financial, statutory and taxation requirements are met
  • Preparation of monthly and year end accounting
  • Analysis of revenue and costs for the monthly financial review
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budget and quarterly forecasts

Skills & Experience 

  • Demonstrated experience in accounts payable and accounts receivable within a high volume, dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated ability to produce a high volume of work with a high level of accuracy
  • Certificate level qualifications in Business, Accounting or similar, or demonstrated equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of GST processes and requirements
  • Experience with business partnering model and working closely with stakeholders management
  • Ability to multitask within tight timeframes
  • Intermediate Excel skills and experience using a computerised accounting system
  • High level communication skills with an attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and interpret financial information
  • Experience with the NDIS and/or experience working in the Welfare or Community sector, highly regarded.

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role).


  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia's largest social purpose organisation
  • Excellent tax benefits and monthly rostered days off
  • 12 Month Maximum Term Contract - Hobart

Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here (https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA).

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