Ashburton Aboriginal Corporations (AAC’s) mission is “to establish and maintain an environment that benefits Aboriginal people through the creation of culturally appropriate employment, enterprise opportunities and the provision of education and training service throughout the Pilbara”
The Ashburton Aboriginal Corporation (AAC) provides direct and culturally appropriate services and support to Aboriginal people in the Pilbara to enable engagement with, and participation in the local economy through employment and the establishment of Indigenous owned and operated enterprises. The programs and services provided by AAC include:
• Employment services.
• The development and establishment of economic projects and enterprises.
• Education and training for work readiness and mainstream employment.
The Senior Bookkeeper will assist the Finance/Business Manager and Assistant Accountant to ensure the day to day financial transactions of AAC Subsidiaries are recorded in an accurately and timely manner, including reviewing and reporting irregularities in processes or data.
The role ensures that finances are managed according to appropriate standards and individual service/program contract compliance requirements, and requires management of all bookkeeping duties including general journals, banking, end of Month/Quarter/Financial Year and Payroll Year processes.
Monitoring organisational and program budgets in consultation with management is a key responsibility of the Senior Bookkeeper, who, together with the Assistant Accountant (AA), will facilitate the preparation and lodgement of annual financial statements and reports with relevant authorities, and assist to carry out the financial audits.
The position will commence on a part-time basis, and is expected to escalate to full-time in early 2020. Whilst the position is Perth-based, regular visits to the Pilbara will be required, with travel and accommodation provided by the employer