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Accounting Project Officer

Job No: 95070
Location: Adelaide, SA

  • Are you an experienced accounts professional with advanced MYOB skills?
  • Exciting project opportunity implementing a new accounting system across multiple sites and subsidiaries
  • Fixed-term, contract position for up to 12 months
  • Excellent remuneration circa $55,000 - $60,000 plus super and on-site parking

About the Organisation

The Lutheran Church of Australia is a major Lutheran denomination in Australia and New Zealand. It counts 350 congregations and 50,000 regular worshippers. The Church recognizes that every congregation is a unique expression of the Church and celebrates this diversity.

The Lutheran Church of Australia is a 'synodical' church, meaning all congregations 'walk together'. The tagline of the Church, "where love comes to life", reflects the heart and soul of the Lutheran Church mission. 

About the Opportunity

The Lutheran Church of Australia (LCA) is preparing to implement a new accounting system across the organisation and its subsidiaries. In order to support this change they now have an exciting opportunity for a Project Officer to join the business on a full-time, contract basis for a period of up to 12 months.

Reporting to the Business Manager, your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the transfer of the LCA accounting system from an external third party, to the LCA Finance and Administration Department;
  • Implementing changes to the chart of accounts, setting up MYOB and writing operational polices and procedures to reflect the changes;
  • Assisting with updating subsidiary systems to reflect the new environment;
  • Providing training and assistance to all users on the operations of the system and in the application of the supporting policies and procedures; and
  • Assisting with the establishment and implementation of the Prophix reporting system and its interconnectivity with the MYOB accounting function.

To be considered for this position you will hold a minimum of a Certificate or Diploma in Accounting and advanced knowledge of MYOB and the Microsoft Office suite. You will have considerable experience in a senior accounts processing position, ideally with a chartered accounting background in which you have dealt with multiple accounts and/or subsidiaries. 

As this is a project position, you will need to have excellent time management and organisational skills. Any experience in project management and working to set timelines and project deliverables will be highly regarded. 

The Lutheran Church of Australia is looking for someone who can work unsupervised and self-discipline as required to get the job done. Importantly, you will respect the values and ethos of the Lutheran Church in all that you do.  

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will enjoy an attractive remuneration package circa $55,000-$60,000 plus super, negotiable with skills and experience. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced accounts professional looking for a new challenge for 2018. If you think you have what it takes - Apply Now!


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