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Finance Assistant

Queensland Program of Assistance to Survivors of Torture and Trauma

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  • Team: Finance Team
  • Location: Based in Woolloongabba.
  • Level: Level 3 Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award. $71,131 -$76,271, pro-rata, (depending on experience), plus leave loading and an option to salary sacrifice.
  • Reports to: Chief Financial Officer
  • Contract: Part-time 3 days a week – 12 months contract with possibility of extension (pending successful probation)

Our Vision

Healing the past, nurturing the future.

Our vision is for refugee survivors of persecution to live lives liberated from the harms of torture, trauma and human rights injustice. We exist to nurture meaningful futures by assisting refugee survivors to heal, belong and thrive in our community.

Our Values


We care.

In all of our work, survivors of torture and trauma come first.


We believe in meaningful futures.

We are committed to healing being a journey of growth across mind, body and spirt.


We don’t give up.

We understand that healing requires time, patience and courage for individuals, families and communities.


We believe that to heal and belong are human rights.

We collaborate to build opportunities so that survivors of torture and trauma can belong and thrive in our community.

Role Purpose

The primary purpose of this role is to assist with financial transactions and record-keeping. This position is a part of finance portfolio including but not limited to payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable.


We are looking for a motivated individual who is interested in utilising and developing their skills in different finance areas. You would have strong aptitude for numerical information, attention to detail and ability to work independently as well as working in a team environment.

You will be able to work alongside team members and engage in collaborative practice with colleagues. You will work towards achieving the common goals for the team whilst being accountable for your individual role in achieving these goals.

We value creativity, adaptability and the ability to keep up to date with fast changing social and technology trends, and improvement opportunities in the context of QPASTT’s strategic goals.

We believe in cultural respect. You will feel comfortable working with staff from a range of cultural and religious backgrounds as well as lived experiences.


  1. Assist in processing invoices and payments on time and with accuracy
  2. Process and reconcile credit cards and reimbursements
  3. Support internal reporting and month end tasks
  4. Assist stakeholders from across the organisation with ad hoc queries
  5. Assist finance team with ongoing improvements to processes and procedures
  6. Other ad hoc tasks and finance support as required.


The suitable candidate should possess the following skills:

  • Accurate data entry skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Self-starter with a can-do proactive attitude
  • Effective time management skills
  • Discretion and confidentiality
  • Ability to work autonomously and within a team environment
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal, with ability to work cross-culturally and communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Intermediate level of knowledge and experience in using Microsoft programs including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Teams, SharePoint and Forms
  • Relevant accounting knowledge and qualification, experience in similar roles are highly desirable
  • Experience working with MYOB would be advantageous
  • Currently completing a degree in accounting or a related discipline; or parents who are looking for flexible working hours and arrangements are welcome to apply.

Benefits of Working at QPASTT

  • Work/life balance - flexible working arrangements on offer
  • Not-for-profit organisation salary packaging available
  • Access to professional development

Conditions of Employment

  • Current Positive Notice Blue Card and provision of an annual federal police check.
  • Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination or an exemption certificate from Queensland Health authorised personnel.
  • Occasional out of hours’ work. Occasional travel to other QPASTT offices.

A position description is attached.

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