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There are currently four positions available at Bible Society Australia:

Senior Account

Warehouse Office Assistant

Church Relations Representative

Volunteer Position: Church Agent

Senior Account

Permanent position
Location: Macquarie Park, Sydney

Organisation information

Bible Society Australia (BSA) is an Australian not-for-profit charity dedicated to making the Bible available to all people, in Australia and around the world, in a language they can understand, in a format they can use, and at a price they can afford. Founded in 1817, BSA is part of a fellowship of 146 Bible Societies around the world. The mission of BSA is to translate, publish, distribute and engage people with the Bible, both in Australia and internationally.

About the role

Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, this is a key hands-on role in the Bible Society finance team providing support for operations around Australia.

Areas of responsibility include:
• Preparation of monthly management reports, the annual budget, and assist in the preparation of annual financial accounts and reports;
• Supervising key functions of the finance team, including accounts payable, accounts receivable bank reconciliations and payroll; including entering and approving invoices, journals and payments in BSA finance systems TechnologyOne and Netsuite;
• Preparing and reviewing tax compliance particularly in the areas of BAS, DGR donations, and FBT;
• Reviewing/preparing general ledger reconciliations, including balance sheet, fixed asset and payroll reconciliations, and ensuring that these are completed within the required timeframes;
• Ensuring you have a good working knowledge of the accounting systems we are using and continue to invest time in learning and improving your knowledge of these systems so that you are able to help and train others in these; and
• Assisting with other tasks of the finance team as required.

Essential Criteria

To be considered for this role it is essential that you have:
• You will be CA/CPA qualified or approaching qualification, with five years’ experience. You will be adaptable by nature, and have the ability to form excellent working relationships with finance and non-finance staff.
• Enjoy the detail with taking pride in accuracy.
• Excellent time management and organisational skills.
• Flexibility – able to prioritise and juggle multiple tasks.
• Team player and ability to achieve tight deadlines.
• High level of quality assurance skills and the capacity to quickly identify, analyse and resolve problems.
• Strong oral and written communication skills so that information exchange is effective with internal staff, donors, management and other stakeholders.
• Advanced PC skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of programs, in particular Excel.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience considered desirable:
• Proven Office / Staff Management skills
• Experience with TechnologyOne and/or Netsuite software

If this role sounds like you we would like to hear from you.

To apply

Please email a resume and cover letter outlining how you meet the essential criteria, listed above, to [email protected]


Warehouse Office Assistant

Flexible PT or FT role
Location: Erskine Park, Sydney

A flexible, unique and diverse Office Assistant position is available at Bible Society Australia’s Erskine Park warehouse. We are seeking an enthusiastic person with strong administration skills and a good telephone manner to join our team. This position will incorporate an interesting and broad range of tasks and is ideal for someone who describes themselves as fast and accurate with good time and workload management skills.

Bible Society Offers:

• 30-38 hours per week, as negotiated. (Hours must be worked over a 5 day week)
• Friendly team environment

Role Specifics:

Responsibilities will include:
• General administration
• Answering phones and filing
• Data entry/stock file maintenance
• Liaison with suppliers
• Purchase order follow-up
• Call Centre customer service
• Administration support to Catalogue production team (including some Excel data analysis on product sales figures and catalogue product selection input)

Key Criteria:

• Administration experience required
• Call Centre experience (desirable)
• Above average computer skills, including Word, Excel, Outlook and internet usage
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Good mathematical ability
• Product knowledge (preferred)
• A willingness to work both independently and as part of a team
The successful applicant must also have a keen eye for detail, an investigative mind and the ability to promptly identify and solve problems.

TO APPLY

Send a resume with cover letter, noting your availability to: [email protected]
Closing Date: June 17 2016


Church Relations Representative

Permanent position
Location: Macquarie Park, Sydney

Competitive salary + car + laptop + mobile

Organisation information

Bible Society Australia (BSA) is an Australian not-for-profit charity dedicated to making the Bible available to all people, in Australia and around the world, in a language they can understand, in a format they can use, and at a price they can afford. Founded in 1817, BSA is part of a fellowship of 146 Bible Societies around the world. The mission of BSA is to translate, publish, distribute and engage people with the Bible, both in Australia and internationally.

About the role

Reporting into the National Fundraising Manager, this role is part of the Church Relations and Donor Care Fundraising Team which operates throughout Australia. Based in NSW the purpose of this role is to engage with churches to gain their support of BSA. The successful candidate will be responsible to develop and nurture relationships with churches and the Bible Society through visitations with ministers, pastors and church representatives and to develop and partner with Churches and other Christian groups. The objective of the positon is to ensure communication and support of new and existing contacts to ensure the financial sustainability of BSA.

Essential Criteria

To be considered for this role it is essential that you have-

• A proven track record in fundraising
• Excellent public presentation and communication skills, ideally within a church context
• The ability to organise your work independently, using your own initiative
• A desire to further the Christian message through the work of the Bible Society
• Willingness to present to Church and Community groups outside normal work hours including speaking at Churches and events on weekends and evenings when necessary
• The flexibility to travel within NSW

If this role sounds like you we would like to hear from you.

To apply

Please email a resume and cover letter outlining how you meet the essential criteria, listed above, to [email protected]

Candidates are encouraged to apply immediately as the position will be closed once the successful applicant has been appointed.


Volunteer Position: Church Agent

Advocate for the work of Bible Society in your church community
Hours flexible to suit your lifestyle
Ongoing position
Sydney metropolitan locations

Bible Society Australia (BSA) is an Australian not-for-profit charity dedicated to making the Bible available to all people, in Australia and around the world, in a language they can understand, in a format they can use, and at a price they can afford. Founded in 1817, BSA is part of a fellowship of 152 Bible Societies around the world. The mission of BSA is to translate, publish, distribute and engage people with the Bible, both in Australia and internationally.

We are currently looking for people who are passionate about the Bible and willing to advocate for its importance in their community. This is a great opportunity to use a small amount of your time and people skills in your church community to help more people around the world gain access to the Bible.

The purpose of this position is to be a spokesperson for the work of BSA within your church community. The objective is to build relationships, good will and partnerships to aid the ongoing mission of BSA. This includes but is not limited to-

  • Connecting with people in your church community about the work of BSA.
  • Mobilising a network of people to pray via the BSA Prayer Partners program.
  • Promotion of BSA events, fundraising and other activities in your local Christian community.
  • Fundraising for BSA through connections with your church mission and aid committee and promotion of BSA’s regular appeals.
  • Facilitation of other partnership opportunities where relevant and in conjunction with your local BSA Church and Community Relations Coordinator.

If this role sounds like you we would like to hear from you!

To apply

Please email an expression of interest letter outlining your skills and experience and a recent resume to [email protected] for more information please call Jo Armstrong on 02 987 5621.

Please note: A full recruitment process will take place including an interview, references and police check, as well a thorough induction and ongoing training for the successful applicants.

Candidates are encouraged to apply immediately.

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