Finance Officer

Position Details

Title: Finance Officer
Tenure: 1.0 FTE
Base Salary: $65,000 – $75,000
Location: Mackay
Reports to: Coordinator – Finance & Administration

The Position

We are seeking an experienced and efficient finance officer to join our Corporate Shared Services team in a varied role that supports the effective delivery of finance and administration functions. You must be self-motivated with great attention to detail.
The position will be responsible for the following activities:
• The Officer is responsible for Accounts Payable, and to provide Reception support.
• Provide support for the Coordinator – Finance & Administration for ensuring financial records are up to date and accurate. This will include job costing, balance sheet reconciliations including (but not limited to) assisting with preparation of project budgets, reporting (including end of month), implementation of policies and procedures and establishing and maintaining purchasing system controls.
• Reconcile and acquit grant and funding income with support of the Coordinator – Finance & Administration.
• Productivity analysis and reporting.
• Management of contracts with sub-contractors, service providers and grant recipients.
• Complete monthly BAS.

Our Organisation

Reef Catchments is a regional community not-for-profit business focused on enhanced use and management of natural resources (land, water, vegetation and ecosystem health) while maintaining a viable regional community. More information about Reef Catchments and its activities is available at

Reef Catchments works closely with Catchment Solutions Pty Limited (“Catchment Solutions”) in a Corporate Shared Services arrangement. Catchment Solutions is an environmental consultancy and service provider, based in Mackay, working locally, nationally and in Southeast Asia to help clients manage, design and execute projects to meet high standards of environmental excellence and corporate responsibility.

More information about Reef Catchments and its activities is available at More information about Catchment Solutions and its projects and services, is available at

Selection Criteria

• SC1 – Tertiary qualifications in finance, accounting or bookkeeping.
• SC2 – Ability to process records quickly and accurately, with an awareness of the policy and legal implications of the role.
• SC3 – Demonstrated experience in finance administration and a working knowledge and demonstrated experience with job costing and reconciliations.
• SC4 – Demonstrated experience using MS Office, especially Excel and Accounting Systems
• SC5 – Strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail
• SC6 – Ability to set priorities and work within timeframes and deadlines

• SC7 – Strong organisation, interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
• SC8 – Ability to work both independently and as part of a larger team

• SC9 – Experience working with a not-for-profit organisation
• SC10 – Demonstrated experience with MYOB, CALXA and any ERP software
• SC11 – Demonstrated experience with NAB Connect or equivalent banking systems

How you will be assessed

Those wishing to express an interest in the position are required to:
1. Attach your current resume (of no more than 4 pages) including names and contact details of at least two (2) referees who have knowledge of your work (they will only be contacted upon successful interview);
2. Provide a response to the questions listed under Selection Criteria, outlining your skills and attributes and suitability for the position. Your response should be no more than 2 pages;

The selection panel will assess your ability to perform the work required of the position based on your response and resume and other selection processes which may include an interview.
Further information can be obtained by contacting:
Human Resources
Phone: (07) 4968 4200 or email:
Please submit your application and selection criteria, via Seek by close of business 27 June 2022.