Please be advised the closing date for this advertisement has been extended to 23rd August 2019 at 4:30pm.
When you join the Department of Justice, you become part of a people-focused organisation working hard to make our community a fairer and safer place to live. We offer many different employment opportunities in locations around Western Australia. You will have a chance to make a real difference to your local communities and to the lives of those you work with.
About the role
The Finance Assistant assists with the procurement and administrative support of all financial, procurement and asset requirements for the prison. Monitors purchasing activities, to ensure compliance with legislative and departmental guidelines. Finance Assistant assists the Finance Coordinator with a range of financial and business activities such as the control of all petty cash, prison and staff recoups, maintaining prisoner gratuities records and telephone requisites, travel bookings for prisoners and coordination and maintenance of various administrative systems.
All employees are required to undergo employment screening, which includes a National Criminal History Check and other checks that may be relevant to the position requirements.
How to apply
Please ensure you review the attached JDF for further information about the work-related requirements of the position. This information will assist you with the preparation of your application.
We require you to submit:
A current comprehensive CV including the contact details of two referees (including email addresses) and a statement addressing the following essential work-related requirements (Role Specific Responsibilities) contained in the Job Description Form:
- Undertakes purchasing functions and processes including the timely processing of invoices, purchase orders and credit transactions.
- Processes and manages prison assets register including IT equipment.
- Assists the Finance Coordinator in the management of all financial procurement and asset requirements for the Prison.
Please ensure you allow sufficient time to submit your application, as late applications will not be accepted.
To submit your application click the “Apply for Job” button at the bottom of this page. Emailed applications will not be accepted.
Equity and Diversity
The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and encourage applications from a diverse field, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, young people and people with disability.
Applicants found suitable but not recommended for this vacancy, may be considered for subsequent similar vacancies in the Department of Justice in accordance with Part 5 (General Appointment) of the Commissioner's Instructions: Filling a Public Sector Vacancy.
If you would like further information on this opportunity please contact Roslyn Marocchi, Commissioning and Transition Coordinator, 9795 2173 for a confidential discussion.