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Business Support Officer

Department of Health - Katherine, NT

Government, Defence & Emergency
Source: uWorkin

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Job description

Agency Department of Health Work unit Katherine Hospital Business Unit

Job title Business Support Officer Designation Administrative Officer 4

Job type Full Time Duration Ongoing

Salary $71,091 - $81,611 Location Katherine

Position number 18642 RTF 205933 Closing 21/02/2021

Contact Anne Sheales on 08 8973 9260 or anne.sheales@nt.gov.au

About the agency http://www.health.nt.gov.au/

Apply online https://jobs.nt.gov.au/Home/JobDetails?rtfId=205933

Information for applicants

Applications must be limited to a one-page summary sheet and detailed resume.

The NTPS values diversity and aims for a workforce that represents the community. The NTPS encourages people from all diversity

groups to apply for vacancies. For more information about applying for this position and the merit process, go to the OCPE website.

Under the agency’s Special Measures Recruitment Plan eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) applicants will be

granted priority consideration for this vacancy. For more information on Special Measures, go to the OCPE website.

Primary objective:
The Business Support Officer is responsible for the delivery of high level advice and support for the General Manager and Director

Business Operations in the day to day management of financial, and human resources (HR) performance indicators and the

management of the finance, HR and business support systems for Katherine Hospital.

Context statement:
The successful applicant will need to be extremely efficient and flexible, and be able to manage a heavy workload in fast paced

environment. Important aspects of the role will be an existing knowledge of the Northern Territory (NT) Department of Health

(DOH) and structures, experience working in an executive environment and the ability to do precise work with limited supervision

with an ability to identify issues, options and priorities.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide high level of advice and support to the General Manager and the KR Senior Leadership Team for the delivery of
financial, HR and business support systems, including processing of tasks and data entry.

  • Prepare and post journal transfers for posting in the Government Accounting System, including end of month accruals.
  • Ensure accountability, transparency and corporate governance measures are properly maintained in accordance with Financial
and Human Resource delegations and accounting.

  • Responsible for the overall management of receiving funds, invoicing, accounts payable and receivable processing, purchase
order preparation and support to the Katherine Region Executive with special projects/tasks, as required.

  • Be the first point of contact with cost centre managers, this includes general business enquiries and queries on fortnightly pay
reports and monthly expenditure reports.

  • Follow defined service quality standards, Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) policies and procedures relating to the work
being undertaken in order to ensure high quality, safe services and workplaces.

  • Foster a positive workplace culture through exemplary leadership practices and role modelling behaviour.
Selection criteria:
1. Sound interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a

wide range of stakeholders and people from diverse cultures.

2. High level of motivation and ability to work independently with a demonstrated ability to work well as a part of a team, at

times with minimal supervision, in an extremely busy work environment.

3. Desire and capacity to provide direction and leadership to staff and promote a culture of continuous improvement. Sound

analytical and problem solving skills with an ability to identify issues, options, priorities and cost effective solutions for the

efficient and effective financial management and control within a large organisation.

4. Demonstrated experience in financial, HR and business support systems, including arranging travel, payment processes, supply

management, and data sourcing and appropriate record keeping.

5. Proven ability to develop, maintain and provide advice on procedures for administrative processes such as procurement,

travel, credit card management, records management and good financial management.

6. Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in operating computer systems and word processing programs such as Excel,

Outlook, Power Point and data information systems.

Further information:
Department of Health has a Smoke Free Policy. Staff are not permitted to smoke anywhere on Departmental premises, facilities

or vehicles, nor whilst working off-site. Positions may be subject to pre-employment checks such as immunisation requirements,

working with children clearance notice and criminal history checks. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position

unless it is a relevant criminal history. More information on pre-employment checks specific to this role can be sourced through

the vacancy contact.

Katherine, NT

Government, Defence & Emergency


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