Farm Administration Assistant – Part time

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Part-time2 hours ago
Full Job Description
Award winning and successful SA family-owned business

Diverse and challenging role

Part time position – approximately 15 hours per week (2 days per week)

The Company

Mitolo Family Farms is a family-owned South Australian business, we attribute much of our success to the strength of our people, our brands and our product quality. Our operations commenced in 1972 and we celebrate our 50th anniversary of business operations this year. We are a horticultural company that grows packs and distributes potatoes and onions, with our main offices, production packing and dispatch facilities located in Virginia and Hillston, NSW. With our farm locations situated in the Mallee region and Riverland.

The Position

As Part time Farm Administration Officer, you will be located at our Pinnaroo office and report to the Farm Services Manager. This is a diverse and highly responsible role, requiring a person who has the ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team. The successful candidate will enjoy a varied role which will include providing information for weekly payroll, processing invoices and accounts related duties. You will also be responsible for conducting inductions of new staff together with general all-round administrative duties.

This position would suit an already experienced and professional administration assistant looking to broaden their knowledge, highly motivated and up for a challenge.

Your responsibilities will include:
The Administration Officer is the first point of contact for customers, suppliers, employees, and the public.

Our ideal candidate would be able to:
Manage internal and external calls and ensuring messages are forwarded to the appropriate extension.

Ensure all visitor/customers to reception are inducted in accordance with the WHS policy and procedures, including provision of any personal protection equipment.

Monitor and order office stationery and consumables, including office peripherals, furniture and farm employee uniforms and safety equipment including personal protection equipment.

Maintain petty cash records and monthly reimbursements.

Taking and distributing the Minutes of Safety Committee monthly meetings.

Collect requisition copies from Managers and enter information into Business Central and liaising with accounts in Head Office and the Farm Director.

Ensure all accounts payable invoices are processed, authorised, and paid on a timely basis and follow up any outstanding issues.

Distribute and keep records of requisition books to relevant personnel.

Collate chemicals, fertilizers, onion bins and seed stock counts monthly and enter data into an excel spreadsheet

Other required skills and attributes include:
The ability to work in a collaborative team environment with strong interpersonal skills

High level of attention to detail and accuracy

The ability to prioritise your workload and meet deadlines

A proactive approach and a positive “can-do” attitude

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