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Finance Officer

Advertiser: Goodwin Aged Care2.6207 out of 52.6 overall rating (29 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
12 Jan 2021
Work Type
Full Time
Accounting, Other

Interested in working in a rewarding environment in which you can make a difference?

  • Fantastic Permanent Position 
  • Generous salary packaging options in addition to your competitive take-home pay.
  • Enjoy significant benefits such as workplace incentives.

As Canberra's longest-standing aged care provider, and one of the largest private employers in ACT, Goodwin offers a range of career paths for an exciting future of your choice. Our residential care facilities, retirement villages and home care services across Canberra offer extraordinary experiences and personal rewards.


Goodwin offers rewarding work plus a range of career paths for an exciting future of your choice. We also offer significant employee benefits such as discounts from local companies, training, workplace incentives, family and lifestyle provisions.


We are currently looking for a full time Finance Officer to join our Finance team. The Finance Officer is responsible for undertaking the functions and tasks necessary to support the Financial Accountant and Financial Controller.


  • Undertake general ledger processing requirements
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly journals and reconciliations
  • Maintain and support accounts receivable and payable, resident registers and contract managements system
  • Maintain and support a register of Direct Debits and generate periodic Direct Debits
  • Provide support to Administrators in relation to resident / client data and accounts
  • Conduct internal audits of processes and procedures within the boundary of duties
  • Provide support for the annual audit
  • Maintain professional working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensure documentation is completed as required by policy and procedures
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly journals and reconciliations
  • Research, provide support and advice on taxation matters as required
  • Ensure all allocated work tasks are completed through effective prioritisation
  • Other miscellaneous tasks as directed to support the Finance and Corporate function
  • Maintain the customer service culture and present professionally to all people



  • Tertiary qualifications in Finance, Accounting or Information systems
  • Professional Registration or progress towards CPA or chartered Accountant registration is highly desirable
  • Experience working in an accounts team highly desirable
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good attention to detail, efficiency and effectiveness
  • High ethical standard; trustworthy and confidential
  • Works well in a team and independently

Further information about the role can be found in the Goodwin website or please contact Claire Fishpool on 02 61755186 or email

The successful candidate must possess the right to work in Australia; be vaccinated against influenza and be willing to undergo a Criminal Background Check as a pre-requisite to employment.

Applications close on 25 January 2021


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