Position Details
Reference Number 23022
Position Title Assistant Accountant
Employment Type Full time - permanent
Division Chief Financial Officer
Location Bendigo - Main campuses
EBA Classification
EBA:  Victorian Public Health Sector (Health and Allied Services, Managers and Administrative Workers) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020
Classification:  HS2

Hours per fortnight 80
Position Summary

Bendigo Health is a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. Our organisation vision is "Healthy communities and world class healthcare".


The organisation services the Loddon Mallee region, which covers about 26 per cent of Victoria and a population around 307,000. We provide health care across the entire lifespan from pre-natal and newborn babies to the aged, their families and carers.


The CFO Division is committed to excellence in client service and innovation.  It provides financial and strategic advice in regards to budgeting, forecasting, performance monitoring and analysis to all layers of the organisation and is responsible for other non-clinical services including:

  • Payroll and Salary Packaging
  • Corporate Support
  • Procurement
  • Supply
  • PPP Contract Management
  • Building Maintenance

Bendigo Health, employs around 3400 people, is the largest employer in the region and boasts many great staff benefits that include:

 Flexible working arrangements

  • Salary Packaging (meals and entertainment and accommodation)
  • Staff health and wellbeing program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Free immunisations
  • Social club
  • Smoke free environment


Department: FINANCE

Hours:     80 per fortnight


For further information on the role please refer to the position description. Applications are to be submitted online.

Selection Criteria
01.Tertiary qualification in Accounting (or very nearing completion of tertiary qualification)

02.Demonstrated interest in learning the concepts of financial accounting services in a health care setting and willingness to contribute to the efficiency of the Finance Department.

03.A good understanding of General Accounting concepts including internal controls.

04.Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team as well as complete delegated tasks without supervision.

05.Ability to meet deadlines and maintain high quality output.

06.Strong computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, databases and financial reporting packages.

07.Demonstrated knowledge and experience using large and complex software packages, including Oracle FMIS, Mannad and iPM.

08.Flexibility to operate in an environment of change and continuous improvement
Contact Person Wayne Smith
Contact Number (03) 5454 8214
Contact Email wsmith@bendigohealth.org.au
Closing Date 20/02/2018
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.