Finance Administration Assistant

Located in East Perth, Desert Support Services Pty Ltd (DSS - part of the Central Desert Group) is committed to assisting traditional owners and their representative bodies to use their traditional lands to fulfil their social, cultural and economic aspirations to achieve a sustainable and independent future.

We are looking for a smart, innovative and enthusiastic person to fill this position to assist our very busy finance team. This position would be perfect for someone studying finance or wanting to gain some experience in the finance field.

If you are keen to work with a progressive not-for-profit organisation in Indigenous affairs then this position could be for you.

The successful person will have:

  1. An enthusiasm for learning new systems and working with a team of people;

  2. Medium (or higher) skills and experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel software;

  3. Have good communications skills;

  4. Demonstrated ability to work efficiently and appropriately with limited supervision and use appropriate initiative; and

  5. High level of attention to detail.

We can offer you:

• attractive staff benefits such as salary sacrificing;

• a great team environment; and

• flexibility for professional development.

We are seeking Expressions of Interest outlining your experience and what you can bring to the role. How do you apply?

  • Please submit this with your Resume via the Application Form below


Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Applications close : 4th February 2019

Expression of Interest – DSS Casual Employment Pool

Desert Support Services (DSS) is establishing a casual employment pool where suitable applicants can apply to work for our industry-leading organisation. We use recruitment pools to develop groups of people who we feel are suited to assist in casual roles on an as needs basis plus they may be suited to future positions within Desert Support Services.

When applicants lodge their interest for consideration in the casual employment pool, their application is passed on to our Senior Management Team for assessment. Applicants who we believe have the necessary qualification/s, experience and skillsets that match casual opportunities will be contacted for interview for the casual employment pool.

When applicants are part of a pool, we can offer them casual vacancies that come up if their qualifications, experience and skillsets match the opportunity available.

A pool will generally continue for a twelve (12) month period. If you are in a pool you may be offered an opportunity within the relevant time period, however your appointment to a position is not guaranteed.

Everyone who receives an interview is advised in writing of the outcome of their application. You will be advised that you have been:

·       recommended for the casual employment pool; or

·       unsuccessful in your application.

If you would like your application to remain in the casual employment pool after twelve (12) months please ensure you reapply with an updated application.

Applicants wishing to apply to the casual employment pool should read the following forms:

Casual Employment Pool Information Sheet

Employment Position Description(s) -

Applicants wishing to apply to the casual employment pool should complete the following forms:

DSS Employment EOI Form

How to lodge your expression of interest:

  1. Complete the details requested under the ‘Application Form’ template below.

  2. Upload your Resume in PDF format.

  3. Upload your completed DSS Employment EOI form under the ‘Upload Cover Letter’ section below.

  4. Press Submit.

Due to the large number of applicants we anticipate to receive we are unable to reply to every candidate who lodges an expression of interest. However, if an opportunity is identified and you possess the necessary skills and qualifications for the role a member of our team will be in contact with you.

DSS embraces diversity and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, young people and people with disabilities.