Coordinator Accounts Receivable

  • Full Time
  • Bathurst
  • Ongoing Full-Time
  • Location: Bathurst

About the Department of Education

The Department of Education is the largest provider of public education in Australia with responsibility for delivering high-quality public education to two-thirds of the NSW student population.

For more information about the Department of Education, please visit NSW Department of Education

EDConnect is the Department’s Shared Service Centre, delivering integrated transactional and advisory services (shared services) for the Department. Organisational performance in EDConnect is underpinned by the ‘EDConnect Way’ culture – we keep the customer at the centre of everything we do; we collaborate with and support each other to succeed; we take ownership of our work to ensure a quality outcome is delivered; we communicate transparently and listen actively; and we are accountable to each other to develop and grow.

About the role

The Coordinator Accounts Receivable is responsible for supervising and coordinating staff to efficiently deliver a range of Accounts Receivable activities for internal and external customers within a shared services environment. Finance activities include account reconciliations, general ledger journals, financial reporting and account management. This role also provides staff training, supervision and mentoring in financial transactions.

Essential requirements of the role

  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications Business Administration or a relevant/related discipline, and/or demonstrated successful experience in stakeholder/customer engagement in a Shared Services/Contact Centre environment.

Key knowledge and experience

  • Knowledge of and commitment to implementing the Department’s Aboriginal Education Policy and upholding the Department’s Partnership Agreement with the NSW AECG and to ensure quality outcomes for Aboriginal people.

About you

Our ideal candidate is an experienced accounts receivable professional able to manage and prioritise workloads, ensuring customer needs are met. You are comfortable building relationships with stakeholders and strive to bring out the best in your team.


  • Opportunity to make a difference at Department of Education
  • Flexible work-life balance
  • Competitive salary
  • 35 hour week

How to apply

When applying you will need to:

Attach a resume (maximum 5 pages) and a cover letter (maximum 3 pages) outlining how you meet the requirements and capabilities of this role as well as providing answers to the 2 pre-screening questions below:

  • Provide an example of when you checked on the status of an important project/task and discovered it was not being done correctly. What did you do and what was the outcome. (300 words maximum)

  • What is important to you when it comes to being a leader? Outline how you will lead and guide a team within Accounts Receivable to achieve outcomes and provide exceptional service to their customers. (300 words maximum)

Note: the selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role. Successful candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening for this role which includes a National Criminal History Check.

Closing date: 18 August 2022 at 11:59pm.

For role enquiries please contact Allyson Schumacher at or 02 6334 8185

We welcome applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTQIA+ community, veterans, refugees and people with disability. If we can make some adjustments to our recruitment/interview process to better enable you to shine, please contact the Diversity and Inclusion Team ( or visit NSW Department of Education Diversity and Inclusion.

A talent pool may be created through this recruitment process. A talent pool is a group of applicants who have been assessed and identified as suitable for this role, and who may be considered for a range of similar roles, including temporary, term or ongoing roles, over the next 18 months.

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