Positions vacant at The Southport School

All applicants for positions at The Southport School should be supportive of the stated values and Christian Ethos of the School and be eligible to hold a blue card. For teaching positions, all applicants should be eligible for registration with the Queensland College of Teachers.


Accounts Payable Officer

Part-time (jobshare)

The Southport School is a leading Anglican Day and Boarding School for boys situated on the banks of the
beautiful Nerang River in the heart of the Gold Coast. The Southport School (TSS) has been established
for 121 years and is committed to providing excellence in leadership, learning and teaching, pastoral care
and extra-curricular endeavours within a balanced, holistic Christian environment. The School has a
vibrant Boarding, Education, Cultural and Sporting program that extends across the full year and two

A part-time (job share) accounts payable position exists for a dedicated and experienced Accounts Payable
Officer located on our Senior School campus to join our Business Office team. The role operates Monday
to Wednesday from 8.15am to 4.15pm and as a year-round position (not term time).

This position is responsible for:

  • High volume (200 records p/week) invoice processing and generating EFT/cheque payments
  • Managing general payment queries and enquiries from stakeholders and customers
  • General cash receipting, banking, and issuing of petty cash
  • Processing eftpos/credit card transactions and reconciliations
  • Management of the School’s asset register
  • Providing payroll processing support from time to time as and when required.

Ideally candidate applications should reflect:

  • An organized and collaborative work ethic
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • Experience in high volume accounts payable processing is essential
  • A sound operational understanding of standard booking-keeping concepts
  • Data entry skills that reflect a high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Payroll processing experience would be very beneficial though not essential
  • Cash handling and receipting experience
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills that support a collaborative and supportive team
  • A vibrant and welcoming front of house approach to providing service and delivering support to
    internal and external clientele.

Successful candidates will be willing to support the Code of Conduct and stated values and Christian Ethos
of the School and must hold a working with children bluecard and provide a recent criminal history check
certificate. Candidates must be able to provide evidence of full COVID19 vaccination.

Applications close on Monday 07th February at 8.00am and should be directed to:

The Human Resources Manager
The Southport School
2 Winchester Street
Southport, QLD 4215

Position Description

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