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Finance - Travel Officer

Job No: KAMS413
Location: Broome


About the Organisation

Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Ltd (KAMS LTD) is a well-established regional Aboriginal community controlled health service, founded in 1986, which provides centralised advocacy and resource support for 6 independent member services, as well as providing direct clinical services in a further 6 remote Aboriginal communities across the region.

KAMS LTD has successfully delivered high-quality, accessible comprehensive primary health care services over its 26 years of operation and has provided innovation and national leadership in areas such as health information management and evidence-based best practice in primary health care.

About Broome

Broome is located 2,240km north of Perth and has a permanent population of 14,436. Broome promotes a relaxed and easy-going lifestyle, with nearby shopping centres, Sunday markets as well as a broad range of restaurants and entertainment options. It is founded on the traditional lands of the Yaruwu people and is rich in history, culture and beautiful surrounds.

Broome has a deep history in the pearling industry, spanning back to the 1800’s, with memorials throughout the town to commemorate those lost in the early years of pearling. Cable Beach is also a must-see, being named in honour of the Java-to-Australia undersea telegraph cable that reaches shore there. You can explore its beautiful scenery with a bit of 4WDing at low tide, or you can even take a camel ride every day at sunset!

Roebuck Bay is known as one of the most beautiful beaches that surround Broome, with its “Staircase to the moon” phenomenon drawing food and craft markets each time it occurs. The combination of a receding tide and rising moon create a natural phenomenon that can only be described as breath-taking.

About the Opportunity

Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services now has an opportunity for an experienced Finance - Travel Officer to join their team in Broome, WA on a full-time basis. Reporting to the Finance Supervisor, you will be responsible for the  travel bookings and employee reimbursement functions of the accounts unit for KAMS.

More specifically, your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):

  • Receive travel request forms. Check completion, signing and authorisation. Enter Travel Requests into Travel Diary. Arrange flight bookings, accommodation booking, hire car if required, taxi vouchers if required. Check related meals claims and schedule for payment when due.
  • Process KAMS and KRS staff weekly electronic payments for travel claims and reimbursements.
  • Maintain taxi voucher registers
  • Receive reimbursement claim forms. Check Claims cost codes, calculations and signatures.

What you'll need to be successful

To be considered for this position, you must have demonstrated initiative and ability to work well under pressure with minimal supervision, meeting deadlines and commitments in a team based environment.

Your sound knowledge of and experience in using computerised accounting systems will be crucial to your success in the role, in addition to sound level of interpersonal and communication skills, including understanding of Indigenous culture and the ability to effectively communicate with Indigenous people.

As you will be liaising with a range of internal stakeholders in addition to government and non-government agencies at multiple levels, you must possess comprehensive interpersonal and intercultural communication and negotiation skills.

While not mandatory, previous experience in using MYOB or Reckon will be highly advantageous to your application.

Please note: You must possess a current Australian C Class Driver's Licence.

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Be rewarded

Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services is an organisation that truly values its team, and is committed to improving employee knowledge, skills and experience. In addition, staff development programs are not only encouraged but are often paid for by KAMS. This is a highly attractive opportunity for people with an interest in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, to make a real difference in local communities. 

For your hard work and dedication to this role, you will receive a base salary depending on experience $61,790 to $64,780 + super. 

In addition to this salary, you will have access to a further host of benefits, including:

  • Accommodation allowance of $7,800;
  • Electricity allowance of $1,440 p.a;
  • Access to an annual airfare after 12 months of employment to the value of $1,285 p.a; and,
  • District allowance of $2,920 p.a. (single) or $5,840 p.a. (double);

People who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander are encouraged to apply.

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<ul> <li><strong>Fantastic opportunity for an experienced&nbsp;Travel Officer&nbsp;to join our Team!</strong></li> <li><strong>Well-respected Aboriginal community controlled health service in WA</strong></li> <li><strong>Highly attractive remuneration package&nbsp;depending on experience $61,790 to $64,780!</strong></li> <li><strong>Great benefits including annual airfares, accommodation allowance and 5 weeks&rsquo; annual leave</strong></li> </ul>

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