Located 270Km north of Perth, where the West Australian wheatbelt meets the outback, you will find the beginnings of the rich, red dirt and vast blue skies of Badimia Country whose traditional custodians are the Badimia Yamatji people.
The Badimia Bandi Barna Aboriginal Corporation is represented by Badimia Elders, Men and Women, who are working towards creating opportunities for all Badimia People.
The Corporation was registered in February 2018 and has a Board of seven Directors. It exists to make decisions on all cultural and heritage matters with the establishment of an Elders Culture and Heritage Sub-Committee.
Its key corporate objectives are:
- To represent the Badimia People and custodian of Badimia traditional land;
- To promote and protect Badimia lore, language, land and culture;
- To enter into agreements on behalf of Badimia People
- To assist in the relief of poverty, sickness, destitution, helplessness, distress, suffering and misfortune among Badimia People, through the process of supporting social and economic development;
- To operate community enterprises and build a strong financial base for community development activities and infrastructure; and
- To promote community development by acting as a resource for the community and stakeholders in the areas of education, health, housing, employment, and welfare.
It now seeks to raise the cultural voice of the Badimia People, in land use and management. Partnering with WA Government, the Corporation has several projects that it is overseeing and managing. Due to this, we are now seeking to recruit and add to our team.
About the Position
We are seeking a suitably experienced and culturally sensitive Administrator to join the Badimia team.
Reporting to the Healthy Country Coordinator, this position is responsible for providing financial and general administrative support to the Corporation management team.
Board meeting support
- Assist in the preparation of Board and General meetings.
- Liaise with invited guests/presenters.
- Logistical support including venue/catering/travel bookings as/if required
- Minute taking of board and general meetings.
- Manage technology and attendances.
- Maintaining comprehensive documentation and records as required under the CATSI Act and Rule Book.
- Preparing and sending correspondence on behalf of the Board as directed.
- Follow up of action items from board meetings as directed.
- Other duties as required.
- Conducting Accounts Payable and Receivable.
- Using XERO accounting system and entering all required data.
- Producing financial reports as and when required.
- General bookkeeping activities.
- Attending all meetings as and when required.
Project and other support
- Filing and information management.
- Reception, phone, and email.
- Maintaining office supplies (tea, coffee, stationery etc.)
- Other duties as required in accordance with strategic objectives, business plans, workload priorities and performance management plans.
To be successful in the role you will have:
- Excellent organisational skills and strong administrative skills.
- Good written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds
- Confident with Accounting software systems (XERO desirable)
- Previous experience working in an administration/Finance/Bookkeeping role
- Previous experience working with First Nation people and in community.
- Sound computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite
- Current Australian driver’s license
- Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination (Certificate to be provided)
- Diploma or equivalent qualification in finance/accounts
- Good reach into the First Nation community in Western Australia and previous experience working with First Nation organisations
- Ideally two (2) years’ experience in a similar role
- Previous experience working with First Nations people and related organisations
- Excellent time management and a proven ability to multi-task
- Strong attention to detail
- Ability to work well in a small team and autonomously
- Ability to travel within WA.
If working from a location other than the Corporation’s office, the person must be able to travel to the office and other locations as and when required.
This is a one-year contract position with possible extension and part time - 20 hours per week. An annual salary in line with market will be offered to the successful candidate and is paid pro rata.
Most importantly, you will be working on varied and interesting projects and assisting the Corporation to achieve its key objectives.
Ideally, the Corporation seeks to hire a member of the community who resides in Dalwallinu or nearby. We will also consider the ability to work remotely from other locations with the expectation that the successful candidate can and will travel to the office and other locations as required by the Corporation.
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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and promote inclusion and diversity. Indigenous Australians are encouraged to apply.
Please note, we will not accept applications via recruiters.
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