Bookkeeper, St Peter Apostle Mission Parish

Hoppers Crossing

The parish of St Peter Apostle Mission Parish is situated in the western region of Melbourne, we are a multicultural parish with over 1500 families. Our parish school, together with our regional colleges, offer further life and vitality in the Catholic ethos. We are fortunate to have a number of parish committees and groups that provide community and service for our parishioners.

Our goal is to establish a healthy sustainable Parish that continues to build on our strong relationships within the Community.

To help us start moving towards our future vision, we are seeking a Part Time (13 Hours per week) Bookkeeper who will be given responsibility for the day to day financial and asset management tasks and the management of the Payroll for the Parish and the Out of School Hours Program.

In this role, you will be responsible for key areas such as (but not limited to):

  • Invoicing
  • Accounts Payable and Receivable
  • Business Activity Statements
  • Payroll management and processing
  • Thanksgiving Program
  • Financial Reporting and Budgeting

To be successful in this role, you will need to have:

  • Experience in managing Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
  • A confident working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • An understanding of the function of Payroll and the relationship to Industrial legislation such as (Awards, National Employment Standard, Superannuation Guarantee, Taxation etc.)
  • Experience in managing payroll records using a dedicated payroll software package.
  • Familiarity with the Software package “Parish On Line”
  • Experience in Financial Reporting and Budgeting

As a committed member of the team you will display the following attributes:

  • Ability to recognise when something doesn’t look right and put corrective actions in place
  • An enjoyment of proactive continuous improvement – always looking for better ways of doing things
  • A strong sense of pride around efficiency and quality (accuracy) of delivery
  • The ability to build positive and collaborative relationships with other employees
  • Openly seeks feedback on own performance with a willingness for personal development
  • A high level of integrity, honesty and confidentiality

Other Relevant Requirements:

  • Working with Children Check
  • Police Check (new check required)
  • Satisfactory References (when requested)

Applications are to be sent to by 4th of July 2022. Please submit a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria along with a current resume. For further information contact Suzette Diaz, HR Partner on 03 9926 2424

The Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne is committed to the safety, wellbeing and dignity of all children and vulnerable adults. It is a requirement across our organisation that all clergy, employees and volunteers have a valid working with children check.

Application closing date: 04 July, 2022 Contact person Suzette Diaz Apply Now