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Finance Officer (Accounts Payable)

Organisation : Eastern Domestic Violence Service

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time, Part-time

Profession : Administration & Office Support, Finance & Accounting

Sector : Families, Women

Salary type : Hourly

Application closing date : 14 Apr, 2021

About the role

  • Permanent contract
  • .08 – 1.0 FTE (30.4 – 38 hours per week)

EDVOS has a requirement for a Finance Officer (Accounts Payable) to join our existing Finance team on a permanent contract, and is a .08 – 1.0 FTE position. Reporting to the Finance Manager this position sits within our Corporate Services division. 

The Finance Officer is responsible for the accounts payable function, distribution of gift card vouchers under the “Flexible Support Packages Program”, responding to accounts related queries with a high level of customer service, and associated month end/financial year end processes including the annual external audit.

Essential to your success

  • Certificate IV in Bookkeeping (minimum).
  • Experience in accounts payable, with a small to medium enterprise, including solid understanding of GST and withholding obligations.
  • Very good working knowledge of Microsoft Business Central and the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Experience with Reckon/Quickbooks would be useful as it will contain archived financial data.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, including the ability to take tasks through to completion, whilst working under pressure, and meet predetermined/tight/competing deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a strong problem-solving mindset.
  • High attention to detail.
  • A continuous improvement mindset in approaching all tasks.
  • Strict observance of the confidentiality of sensitive information.

What We Offer

  • Flexible working hours including the option of a monthly accrued day off (ADO) for full time staff
  • Generous salary packaging benefits resulting in tax savings
  • Excellent professional development opportunities including external training and workshops as well as EDVOS staff training
  • Health and wellbeing programs for all staff including group running coaching, yoga classes, strengthening and stretch and spike classes, walk at work, running coaching bi-monthly staff shared lunch and birthday calendar
  • Regular supervision and management support including access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Internal committees (e.g. Quality and Safety and People and Culture steering committees) working groups to support staff’s interest and expertise (e.g. Diversity, Consumer Engagement, OHS, Children and Youth)
  • A rewarding opportunity to be part of an organisation that is committed to improving quality of life for women and children experiencing family violence

EDVOS hours of operation are Monday to Friday from 9am until 8pm and Saturday from 9am until 5pm.

This position generally requires availability on Monday-Fridays only

Salary for this position will be aligned with SCHADS Level 4 + 9.5% super.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Eastern Domestic Violence Service

Eastern Domestic Violence Service (EDVOS) is a leading specialist family violence service in Victoria. Our work is focused across seven Local Government Areas including Boroondara, Manningham, Whitehorse, Monash, Knox, Maroondah and Yarra Ranges. Some of our training, education and primary prevention programs are national. EDVOS is predominantly funded to work with women and children. It is recognised that being female is the biggest risk factor for experiencing family violence. EDVOS acknowledges that family violence can take many forms such as intimate partner violence, child abuse, elder abuse, carer abuse, parental abuse and sibling abuse. Our specialist family violence response services are mostly directed towards women, including women from the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) communities, children, pets and other animals, who are responding to any form of family violence.

EDVOS is committed to assisting all people, regardless of ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age and ability within our community and can also provide access to other family violence services that are most suitable to the individual’s unique needs and goals.


How to apply

How to Apply

Please download a copy of the position description for this position below or available on our website at

For further information regarding the position please contact Karyn Humphreys Finance Manager on (03) 9259 4200. 

 For consideration, applications including cover letter, CV and a separate document addressing the key selection criteria (as outlined in the PD), should be forwarded to using the subject line: ADS 1621 FINANCE OFFICER (ACCOUNTS PAYABLE) by 14th April 2021

EDVOS predominantly employs women, including women from the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) communities, as per the findings of Equal Opportunity exemption H327/2017 and by special measure. This is due to the specialist nature of the work and the services that EDVOS provides to women and children who are responding to family violence in the community.

 EDVOS actively promotes a safe and inclusive workplace where workers are free from discrimination and are afforded dignity and respect. We encourage applications from women of all abilities, as well as from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people ,women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and those who identify  as LGBTI.

 EDVOS is a child-focused and child safe organisation and is committed to promoting and protecting the safety and interests of children (including the cultural safety of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children; children with a disability and children who identify as LGBTI)

All appointments with EDVOS are subject to a police records check, working with children check and reference checks.


Please quote in application: Finance Officer (Accounts Payable) via Pro Bono Australia.


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