Accounts Officer

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The primary function of the role is to assist Lifeline Direct in managing their day-to-day accounting and associated functions.

Summary about this job

Accounts Officers/Clerks

Company: Lifeline Newcastle & Hunter

Location: Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter

Work type: Casual/Vacation

Salary: n\a

Phone: +61-7-2140-9331

Fax: +61-8-9756-5709

E-mail: n\a


Detail information about job Accounts Officer. Terms and conditions vacancy

  • Flexible and Family Friendly Hours = Casual role - 15 hours per week .
  • Broad role that utilises your AP, AR, and Payroll experience.
  • MYOB experience is essential - KeyPay/XERO experience highly desirable.

Accounts Officer - Newcastle, NSW


Lifeline is seeking to employ an Accounts Officer based in Newcastle, NSW.

This role will be casual - approximately 15 hours per week.

About the position:

The primary function of the role is to assist Lifeline Direct in managing their day-to-day accounting and associated functions.

Essential Criteria:

  • Excellent skills and experience in use of MYOB, Online Banking, Excel, and other Microsoft Office computer packages (including email and internet).
  • Certified Bookkeeper or significant training to enable Bookkeeper to perform all required bookkeeping tasks with competence.
  • Knowledge of contemporary Bookkeeping/Accounting and Payroll
  • Demonstrated experience in all aspects of accounts payable and receivable
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and commitment to customer focused service
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral, use of initiative and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and statutory bookkeeping requirements
  • Ability to learn and understand GST as it applies to charitable organisations
  • Excellent data entry skills with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Modern Awards, National Employment Standards, Finance Standards and FBT requirements and ATO obligations
  • Experience in liaising with funding bodies and the acquittal process
  • Demonstrated organisational skills and ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Experience in leading and participating in a successful team


This position is a casual position – approximately 15 hours per week.

The successful candidate may be required to satisfactorily undergo a pre-employment Medical Assessment (where applicable) and agree to a National Criminal History Record Check.


How to apply

Please forward the following documents to [email protected] stating the position in the subject line:

1. Cover letter:
Introduce yourself; clearly indicate which role you are applying for.

2. Current Resume:
Outline your education, qualifications and training, and a history of your employment/work experience with a brief outline of your main duties.

3. Essential Criteria:

In a separate document, address the essential criteria outlined above.


Applications close: 8am Monday 30th July 2018.

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