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Three Lives scholarship

**Deadline Extended! Applications close Friday 9 August.

Entrepreneur Ben Howard wants to help disadvantaged young people achieve their dreams. Coming from a background of homelessness and hardship, Ben now works with the biggest names in the music industry putting together multi-million dollar deals.

The Three Lives to Live Scholarship is named in honour of Ben’s two brothers who passed away and will be awarded to a student in financial need who are the first generation in their family to enter university studies.

The Three Lives to Live Scholarship is available to a commencing student undertaking any Bachelors degree on a full time basis at the University of Adelaide as a Commonwealth supported student.

One scholarship valued at $5,000 per year for up to three years is available to a student who is an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia. Students must also be among the first generation in their family to enter University education. Applications close on Friday 9 August 2013.

Find out more about the scholarship here and hear Ben talk about his vision here.

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Outback Stores

There are currently 3 positions available with Outback Stores in Darwin. Outback Stores is Australia’s largest remote retail provider dedicated to achieving our mission “to be the most efficient and effective provider of retail services that makes a positive difference in health, employment and economy of remote indigenous communities by providing quality, sustainable retail stores.”

If you feel that you have the right attitude and the necessary skills to be successful in any of the below positions, please forward applications to louise.dutton@outbackstores.com.au or contact Louise for further information on 08 89821900. Further information on Outback Stores can be found at www.outbackstores.com.au

Finance Officer – Stores

We are looking for an all rounder with experience in a full Accounts Payable & Receivable role (Bookkeeper) preferably with Cash Reconciliation experience.

This role would suit an individual who is dynamic, enthusiastic and enjoys the challenge. We are a diverse team with specialised knowledge of accounting functions therefore providing a great support structure and friendly open plan environment.

About you:

  • Finance officer experience and understanding
  • Understanding the Debit and Credit process
  • Experience with Excel, Word, MYOB and Microsoft Outlook
  • Excellent communication skills (including written and verbal skills)
  • Ability to prioritise tasks in order of importance and work to a deadline
  • Able to communicate with other team members to promote team work and team morale
  • Show resilience in dealing with difficult suppliers and pressure situations
  • Show accountability in all areas of the position
  • Able to manage customer invoicing, customer queries and collection of customer payments

The successful applicant will join a team of dedicated people committed to making a positive difference in the health, employment & economy of remote Indigenous communities and enjoy a fast paced environment.

Assistant Accountant

We are looking for an experienced Assistant Accountant who can assist the Store Accountant to provide accurate management of retail stores’ accounts. Outback Stores currently provides high quality management services to Indigenous remote community stores in the NT, SA and WA.

This role would suit an individual who is dynamic, enthusiastic and enjoys a challenge. We are a diverse team with specialised knowledge of accounting functions therefore providing a great support structure and friendly open plan environment.

Duties will include:

  • Complete Board reporting for stores
  • Assist Reporting and Reconciliation team with general duties, including payroll, monthly, reporting, quarterly reporting, super & BAS
  • Obtain quotes from auditors and ensure they are approved by the stores’ committee’s
  • Lodge financial statements with the NT Association or ORIC
  • Communicate with auditors on timing of year end audit
  • Manage and review all insurance claims and insurance renewals for all stores
  • Approve payment runs as and when required, ensure information is accurate
  • Authorise bank files in bank
  • Assist the Accountants to ensure all stores quarterly accounts are completed on time and the stores meet their financial obligations
  • Assist Accountants with stores budgets and review of new stores budgets
  • Review stores taxes and ensure they are paid on time and accurate, BAS/IAS, Payroll tax and PAYG
  • Responsible for all communication with the bank and new bank account set up
  • Cover for Store Accountants and Reporting and Reconciliation team when on leave
  • Assist stores team leaders with monthly and quarterly reviewing
  • Create, manage and maintain policies and procedures and ensure efficiencies are reviewed regularly

About you:

  • Accounting experience essential with full understanding of accounting concepts
  • Degree or CPA qualified including experience to Assistant Accountant level.
  • Competency in accounting software MYOB.
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Able to work cohesively in a team environment and manage a team.
  • Accuracy and consistency of work.
  • Excellent planning and time management skills.

The successful applicant will join a team of dedicated people committed to making a positive difference in the health, employment & economy of remote Indigenous communities and enjoy a fast paced environment.

Finance Reconciliation & Reporting Officer

Due to growth within the business, Outback Stores has a position available in our finance team located at Berrimah. We are looking for a dynamic individual who can think outside the box and have the desire and flexibility to step up within the business if required.

Your primarily responsibilities include, but are not limited to, quarterly reconciliation and reporting for designated stores, BAS and PAYG preparation, store wages and stocktake analysis. This role also works very closely with the Stores Accountant dealing with any issues that arise.

Experience:

  • Prior experience in bookkeeping is essential.
  • Good understanding of debits and credits and accounts processes
  • Competency in accounting software and spreadsheets.

Your Profile:

  • Good analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise.
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Able to work cohesively in a team environment and have the ability to learn to manage people with training and support.
  • Accuracy and consistency of work
  • Excellent planning and time management skills.
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Industry Connect

What is Industry Connect?

Industry Connect is part of the Careers on the Move program. Industry Connect visits take you into fascinating workplaces to show you what your profession is all about. You will be given the chance to network with professionals in your field and hear from the experts to see where your degree can take you. From 2013, visits will take place in each term break (February, April, July and September).

What’s in it for me?

• Access to highly-restricted work places
• Networking opportunities with potential employers and industry leaders
• A chance to learn about and develop your employability skills

How do I apply for the Industry Visits?

Applications Close on Tuesday 16 July 2013. Please note that places may fill before the close date as places are limited. Register now to secure your spot.

  • Email careers@adelaide.edu.au with the following information included in your application
  • Nominate which Industry visit you would like to apply for
  • Write one or two sentences in the body of the email about why you would like to be involved in the program
  • Advise your current degree and year level
  • Attach a current resume**
  • Ensure you are registered on CareerHub

What upcoming visit could I apply for?

Majoran Distillery Industry Connect Visit : Thursday 25th July from 3.00pm – 5.00pm
  • Disciplines: Computer Science, Business, Commerce, Economics, Finance
    Applications from all students interested in this field are welcomed
  • Year Level: Focus on first and second year students
    Applications from all year levels are welcomed
  • Cohort: Domestic and international students
  • Places are limited – Apply now

Majoran Distillery is Adelaide’s space for tech. No matter what your currently studying if you’re into is tech stuff (web, apps, hardware), this is the place for you. We’re a community of developers, front-end designers, and others who build tech things, work in our own startups and also join forces to generally make the tech community in Adelaide way better. Some of our members who will be speaking and sharing their stories on the day include:

  • James Martin from Insider Foundry (http://www.insiderfoundry.com/) who, together with his business partners, bootstrapped their business from nothing into a thriving publishing house and app development studio.
  • Dallin Howes from Ibis Group (http://www.ibisgroup.com.au/). Dallin and his brother Luke have built from scratch and invested in a portfolio of websites and apps and also participated in one of Australia’s top accelerators PushStart.
  • Michael Reid from Majoran Distillery (http://majorandistillery.com/). Michael is a Chartered Accountant who’s worked in both chartered firms and corporate before getting involved in starting Majoran.

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EY (Ernst & Young) Assurance Industry Connect Visit : Wednesday 24th July from 1.30pm – 3.30pm
  • Disciplines: Commerce (Accounting)
  • Year Level: Penultimate (second to last) but first year students may also apply
  • Cohort: Domestic students
  • Places are limited – Apply now

More information on EY:
Do you want to understand what makes a business tick? Do you have a questioning mind? Are you a natural networker and do you enjoy building relationships? Assurance helps investors to understand a company’s financial health. It gives them confidence that the results reported give a true and fair picture of the business. EY audit 10 of the largest 20 businesses listed on the Australian stock market. So, you’ll have unrivalled opportunities to develop rewarding client relationships with reputable business leaders in a wide variety of industries.

Why not find out more at EY’s Industry Connect Visit where you’ll hear first-hand experiences from current staff, who will share their  EY career journeys with you. You will have the chance to speak to current graduates through to Partners who will help you to determine if this is the area for you. If you like what you hear, you can apply for a paid work placement with EY Adelaide over your summer break where you’ll be given real client work, attend client meetings and have the opportunity to meet some of the most dynamic business minds in the market.

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With special guest Marcus Bailey, a University of Adelaide alumnus and recently listed in the top 50 of our states rising stars.
On the first Tuesday of every month there is an opportunity for commerce alumni and current students to meet for breakfast. It gives you a chance to sit amongst your peers, listen to special [...]

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Free student seminar: Careers in financial services
Adelaide, Wednesday 10 July
“Providing you with real world industry knowledge and connecting you to professionals in banking and finance”
Why attend?

Find out the breadth of jobs available to finance graduates and what they entail
Gain exposure to leaders and insights into the world of work
Build networks with people working in the [...]

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Adelaide Uni Alumni West Malaysia Bhd: Summer Vacation Internship Programme 2013-2014 Application
Registration of attendance at the Career Forum, Saturday 18 May is a prerequisite for acceptance of applications to participate in the 2013-2014 AUAWMB Summer Vacation Internship Programme in Malaysia.
Philosophy:
Completing an internship is the single best way to research and prepare for a career.
Benefits to [...]

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Education students:
Please carefully read the information below and, if you still need to do 1st Aid Training,  choose the 1 or 2 day course – whichever one meets your training need.
Regarding this 1st Aid Training, please communicate directly with Bruno Timpani only:
mobile:  0403 812 103;   
bruno.timpani@unisa.edu.au

If you intend applying for employment with DECD later this [...]

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KickStart for Kids is a not-for-profit charity aimed at helping disadvantaged school children in South Australia through Breakfast Programs, positive mentoring and increasing self esteem.
Breakfast Program
KSFK currently provides over 1200 breakfasts per week to disadvantaged school children in South Australia. The program is supported by the Port Adelaide Football Club and as a result we [...]

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François Bourguignon, a French national, is the Director and founder of the Paris School of Economics. Prior to this, he served as Senior Vice President for Development Economics and Chief Economist at the World Bank for four years (2003-2007). While there he placed economic growth and its relationship with inequalities at the centre of the [...]

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Under a new partnership agreement signed between the University of Adelaide and the University of Tubingen, Bachelor of Economics (Honours) students will be offered an opportunity to spend 1 year in Germany and gain their Masters degree from a prestigious German partner university.
The dual degree program allows a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) student from Adelaide [...]

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