Business Support Officer - Shared Services

• Located at CFA Headquarters, Burwood East

• Ongoing Full Time

• $64,869.00 pa (plus 9.50% super)
Job Details
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Department: Country Fire Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Finance
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Burwood East
Reference: VG/1398776
Closing Date: 30-May-2019
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - BSO Shared Services - 2019-05.pdf (PDF, 61KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Tania Andonopoulous
03 9262 8516

Position Details

The Country Fire Authority (CFA) is one of the world's largest, and most highly regarded community based emergency services organisations. We respond to fire and other emergencies 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Whilst our firefighters are the cornerstone of CFA services, what goes on behind the scenes is just as important in helping to protect lives and property. 

About the Role:

Reporting to the Manager Shared Services, you will be responsible for the Shared Services functions of Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable. This position will perform the Accounts Receivable and Payable functions ensuring adequate and accurate transaction processes, in accordance with CFA policy and procedures.

 The successful candidate will have: 

  • Proven experience in Shared Services (Accounts Receivable and/or Payable) or similar position, preferably in a large diverse organisation.
  • Proven ability to accurately complete data entry processing in a timely, efficient and professional manner.
  • Demonstrated organisational skills with the capacity to use initiative and adaptability in managing a varied workload.
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to liaise with internal and external customers to appropriately handle sensitive, confidential and urgent matters
  • Ability to work proactively with limited supervision and contribute positively as a team member
  • Computer literacy using Microsoft based software including experience in the use of Excel (experience with SAP finance system highly desirable) 

Your Application

When applying for a position with CFA, the key to progressing in the selection process is the quality of your application. Your application must demonstrate that you have the qualifications, experience, key attributes and skills required for the position. 

Applicants must address the selection criteria outlined in the attached position description. 

Your application should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Responses to the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the Position Description
  • Resume 

Submitting your Application

When you click the 'apply' button you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details and respond to employment-related questions. 

The successful applicant will be required to complete a National Police History Check. 

CFA supports flexible working arrangements and is committed to being an inclusive, fair and child safe organisation for all staff, volunteers and the community.


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