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Current Positions

Accounts Assistant (Casual)

Join the dynamic team at the Early Start Discovery Space. We are seeking a casual Accounts Assistant to support the finance and administration operations of the business. Responsibilities includes preparation of finance and visitation reports and analysis, administration associated with procurement, accounts payable and receivable, banking and revenue reconciliation.

The Early Start Discovery Space is a fast-paced business, which operates within the University of Wollongong. We are seeking a flexible, analytical team member with excellent attention to detail and a minimum 12 months experience in a finance role.

The University of Wollongong welcomes applications from people with disability. Please indicate if you have any accessibility requirements in your application or speak with the contact person should you be called for an interview. We provide reasonable adjustment for people with disability during the recruitment process and on employment.

Please review the position description for this role. To apply please submit a covering letter addressing the selection criteria and attach a current resume. Submit applications to Applications close midnight Wednesday 29 November 2017. For further information about this position, please contact Marina Di Leva on + 61 2 4221 3964.

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Help the Early Start team achieve the mission of giving all children the best start to life by getting involved with the Early Start Discovery Space. Why should I volunteer?

  • Be part of a fun and supportive team of experienced education staff and like-minded volunteers.
  • Gain valuable experience, skills and knowledge in early childhood education, museum operations and public engagement.
  • Earn co-curricular credit on your transcript, through the new UOWx program (applicable to UOW students).
  • Expand your knowledge about the latest in early childhood education from UOW researchers through exclusive training and development opportunities.
  • Receive invitations to special volunteer appreciation and Early Start Discovery Space events.
  • Receive discounts on programs and gift shop purchases and free admission into the Early Start Discovery Space (subject to entry conditions).
  • Contribute to the growth and development of the Early Start Discovery Space.

Am I eligible? Volunteers must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be able to commit to one 3-hour shift per week for six months. If this commitment is not possible, volunteers are asked to contribute a total of 100 hours in a different, agreed-upon timeframe
  • Submit a Working with Children Check verification number. Apply for your Working with Children Check now.
  • Be available to attend a face-to-face interview and all required training sessions (refer to specific role descriptions for training dates)
  • Have a positive and outgoing personality and be comfortable interacting and playing with children and adults from diverse backgrounds.

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