• KARINA G
  • Accounts Officers and Clerks, Administrative Assistant, Office Manager
  • Last/current workplace: Administration and Accounts (MYOB)
  • 60 years old from South Melbourne, VIC

Introduction

I have worked for the past 6-7 years in office administration and accounts/bookkeeping, for both the corporate and not-for profit sectors. I am looking for casual work and/or temporary assignments in these areas, and part-time hours would suit me very well. My CV shows that I have had a lengthy professional career, and I can bring skills and experience in business management, project and operations management to an employer.

Employment History

  • Administration and Accounts (MYOB)

    • Jul 2014 - Current
    July 2014 - to date Temping roles in Administration and Accounts (MYOB)
  • Noosa Shire Arts & Crafts Assoc Inc, Wallace House

    • Oct 2012 - Dec 2013
    Oct 2012 - Dec 2013 Office Manager, Noosa Shire Arts & Crafts Assoc Inc, Wallace House, Noosaville QLD • undertook all administrative and accounting work to support the business of the NSACA, its Committee and over 300 members • greet, welcome and assist all visitors and members to Wallace House each day, answer all phone calls and attend to queries on courses, workshops and membership aspects • perform all Accounts Receivable and Payable work in MYOB • collect, record and reconcile all cash takings and petty cash expenditure daily, arrange weekly banking (online and over-the-counter) • negotiate Room Hires and Tutor Contracts • prepare monthly financial report for Committee meetings • reconcile Bank Statements against MYOB Company file • debt collection of overdue membership and workshop fees • arrange media promotion of NSACA events and workshops • maintain membership database and process annual renewals • source prospective art/craft tutors for new workshops • prepare all correspondence on behalf of NSACA
  • IC Solutions

    • Apr 2009 - Oct 2012
    April 2009 - Oct 2012 Accounts/Admin Officer, IC Solutions, Maroochydore QLD • undertook all Accounts Receivable and some Payable work using MYOB Premier • invoiced customers from technicians' Job Sheets • received monies and reconciled against Bank Statements and Debtors lists • issued monthly statements to debtors, direct debt collection • created purchase orders for suppliers' received goods • improved the accuracy of MYOB customer, supplier and inventory databases • liaised daily with clients about their accounts, and with technicians and sub-contractors on their jobs • greeted all visitors at Reception, took all incoming phone calls to the main office number and assisted callers
    • Mar 2009 - Current
    March 2009 - to date Private Bookkeeper • I occasionally work privately as a bookkeeper for several clients, maintaining their bookkeeping records using my own MYOB AccountRight Plus Software, and preparing accounts for quarterly BAS submission
  • Camera Operations Group

    • Jan 2005 - Oct 2008
    Jan 2005 - Oct 2008 Manager Operations, Maintenance & Testing, Camera Operations Group, Infringement Management & Enforcement Services, Dept of Justice (Vic) • oversaw the day-to-day operations of the Fixed Digital Safety Camera (FDSC) system in Victoria, encompassing the operations, routine and ad hoc maintenance and testing, technical fault rectification, and performance monitoring of Speed and Red Light camera systems at intersections, and on roads, highways and freeways • created the administrative regime for the work of the Operations group, including creating numerous Excel spreadsheets and databases to capture data, and simple Work Authorisation Forms to be used by contractors for daily jobs on site • led a team of 7 technical and administrative staff all working on ensuring FDSC system compliance and maximising network up-time • contributed to internal quality assurance and implementation processes • built and maintained positive relationships with staff from all key stakeholders in the road safety environment
  • Supreme Court of Victoria

    • May 2004 - Oct 2004
    May - Oct 2004 A/g Registry Manager, Supreme Court of Victoria (6-month fixed-term contract) • managed the day-to-day staff and work operations of the Supreme Court Registry office, including the overall supervision of a team of 32 Registry staff (8 direct reports, 16 indirect reports) Mar 2003 - April 2004 Temping roles, Select Appointments & Riddells Staffing • undertook a variety of temporary assignments for various clients of the above 2 Employment Agencies, working in administration, reception, database management, accounts payable and receivable, web page design and document generation, UAT testing of a major new website with national coverage
    • Jan 2002 - Aug 2002
    Jan - Aug 2002 General Manager, Suzuki Music • planned, directed, supervised and undertook all matters relating to the daily operations and administration of the organisation, advised on future directions, and directed major musical events; • in particular, was responsible for: ? overseeing the smooth daily operation of the Suzuki Music office, including attending to visitors', members' and general public enquiries, and supervising two office staff and various volunteers ? developing and implementing business and artistic objectives ? liaising on organisational matters with the Council, President, Treasurer and Secretary ? marketing and promoting Suzuki Music and its services to external parties, e.g. sponsors and prospective members, and arranging media publicity for high profile events ? ensuring correct recording of all financial transactions (using MYOB), incoming and outgoing payments, and overseeing adherence to events' budgets ? tracking of Association's annual budget and expenditure ? securing funding from sponsors and advertisers ? performing all financial bookkeeping of accounts and payroll through MYOB ? ensuring organisational compliance with all legal, taxation, GST, BAS, reporting and financial obligations ? managing the organisation's physical assets ? overseeing the planning and operation of musical events ? arranging all travel needs for interstate and international guest music teaching contractors ? maintaining close relationships with staff, Council members, Association members (music teachers and parents), volunteers, and external parties working with Suzuki Music on events ? writing and publishing various information bulletins and the Association's bi-monthly newsletter
  • Corporatisation Project - Orchestra Victoria (OV)

    • Dec 2000 - Sep 2001
    Dec 2000 - Sept 2001 Business Systems Manager, Corporatisation Project - Orchestra Victoria (OV) • prepared a major consultancy report for the OV with recommendations on the range of issues to be addressed by the SOV in preparing to become an independent company on 1 July 2001 • full-time adviser to OV senior management staff and Board of Directors; represented the SOV's interests in negotiations with various legal, financial, banking, communications and other service providers; involved in researching issues, providing input to decisions on processes and business systems, and implementing chosen solutions, in relation to: ? Drafting of Constitution, particularly taxation aspects ? ASIC & Victorian Gov't registration of company ? Registration of company as a Cultural Organisation with DoCITA ? ATO Application for ABN and registration for GST ? Tax exemption applications - Income, Payroll and Debits tax ? ATO Application for Deductible Gift Recipient status ? Creation of new public fund for donations ? Transfer Agreement document and schedules between Victorian Arts Centre and new company ? Ratification of past contracts by new company ? Intellectual property rights ? Past financial records & Asset stock-takes ? 3 Year Business plan ? Tri-partite Funding Agreement - MPAB/Australia Council and Arts Victoria ? Banking arrangements and investment structure options ? New Financial Accounting/Payroll software (Visual Arrow) ? Electronic Business Deskbank arrangements for payroll and creditor payments ? Merchant status for credit card transactions ? All company Insurance, including WorkCover ? New IT solution for new office venue - software, hardware, fixed/mobile telephone needs, PABX, internet connection ? Past employee records and future superannuation options ? New personnel/finance policies ? New organisational structure ? Industrial relations registration aspects for new company
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    Telstra, Legal & Regulatory Division

    • May 1996 - Feb 2001
    May 1996 - Feb 2001 Telstra, Legal & Regulatory Division • Manager, Operations & Product Regulation, Competition Group • Manager, ACIF/TAF Relations, Self-Regulation Branch • Manager, Spectrum Planning, Self-Regulation Branch
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    Telstra Broadcasting, Engineering & Construction

    • May 1989 - May 1996
    May 1989 - May 1996 Telstra Broadcasting, Engineering & Construction • National RF Radiation Measurement Coordinator • Customer Liaison Engineer • Senior Engineer • External Plant Engineer, Victorian State Branch - Construction
  • Dept of Transport & Communications

    • Feb 1983 - May 1989
    Feb 1983 - May 1989 Dept of Transport & Communications (Melbourne & Canberra) • various Broadcasting Engineering positions

Skills

  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Microsoft Office
  • Profit and Loss Statement
  • Accounts Payable and Receivable
  • File Management
  • Revenue Forecasting
  • Cash Flow Management
  • Accounting
  • Office Management

Education History

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    Deakin University

    • Ended Jan 1998
    Post-Graduate: Graduate Diploma in Arts and Entertainment Management Deakin University (1998)
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    APESMA / Deakin University

    • Ended Jan 1995
    Graduate Diploma in Technology Management APESMA / Deakin University (1995)
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    University of Melbourne

    • Ended Jan 1982
    Tertiary: Bachelor of Applied Science (Electronics) Faculty of Engineering, University of Melbourne (1982)