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Finance Officer - Escaping Violence Payments

Wesley Mission

Wesley Community & Family Care

  • Full-time position (38hrs per week)
  • Based in Wesley Mission Fourth Avenue Blacktown Office
  • SCHADS Award Level 4 and salary packaging benefits available

About us

Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

Our Vision is “A Spirit-led disciple-making movement: doing all the good we can because every life matters”.

About the program and role

The Escaping Violence Payment (EVP) is an Australian Government program that offers financial assistance and confidential support to people aged 18 years and above who have recently experienced intimate partner domestic violence. The program is designed to help people who have a changed living situation and are experiencing financial stress. The payment is available to people whose living situation has recently changed, or is about to change, because of intimate partner violence.

The EVP finance team consists of a Senior Finance Officer and three Finance Officers. The finance team is responsible in processing all forms of payments across the whole NSW/ACT EVP team in a timely manner in accordance with stipulated payment timeframes. The EVP finance team does not liaise directly with clients but would have strong collaborations with Caseworkers, Wesley Mission’s internal finance team and goods and services suppliers to ensure clients’ brokerage needs are met appropriately.

To be successful in this position, candidates must possess the following:

  • Willingness to affirm Wesley Mission’s vision, mission and values.
  • Confident professional with strong initiative.
  • Team player with a can-do attitude and a willingness to contribute to a healthy team culture.
  • Emotionally mature and resilience.

Essential Criteria

  • Minimum 12 months Financial Officer experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in:
    • Financial management systems and databases
    • Data collection
    • Accounts payable processes
  • Proficiency in financial management systems, Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel & Outlook
  • A solution- focused and detailed oriented approach
  • Ability to manage changing financial priorities and outcomes
  • Commitment to working 3 days (minimum) at the office
  • Working with Children’s Check & criminal record history check
  • Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values and Code of Conduct.

Desirable criteria

  • Experience with Wesley Mission processes including ‘PeopleSoft Finance’ software program.
  • Goods and Services Tax knowledge and ATO requirements for payments.

Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values and Worker code of conduct. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission (including provision of a valid Working with Children Check clearance number). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Please find an Application Pack, including Position Description, attached below and here: Finance Officer | Escaping Violence Payments | Wesley Mission

If you have any queries, please contact Philippa Vos on [email protected] using the subject line: Finance Officer - Escaping Violence Payments enquiry via EthicalJobs or 0484 112 350.

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