Business Administration Traineeship

Job title

Business Administration Traineeship / Administration Assistant


Chappel Accounting is seeking candidates that are looking to complete or have completed a Business Administration certificate based in Townsville. This role would suit someone who is looking to start or develop their career in the Accounting Industry. This is a position where you will gain valuable practical experience. If you are motivated and hardworking, we want to hear from you!

About your new Company

If you are looking to work for a smaller, close knit team, who have a relaxed and down to earth approach to accounting, then this is a great Company to work for! Come and join a savvy team of accountants who for decades, are very well known throughout Townsville and North West Queensland Regions. Our business client base is located extensively throughout the North and North Western Queensland area, incorporating a variety of small and medium business enterprises, with a concentration of primary producers in the western clients. We are a family first focused team, so flexibility and a positive working environment is very important to us as a Company.

About your new Role

The Traineeship will involve:    

  • Entry level position
  • General office administration duties assisting the entire team
  • Answering Phones
  • Diary management / client appointments
  • Managing incoming and outgoing correspondence
  • Working with accounting software programs
  • Maintain and update client database
  • Scan, photocopy and print documents
  • Incoming / outgoing Mail
  • Receipt cash / cheque / eftpos / credit card payments made via phone, mail or in person
  • Manage office stationery and kitchen supplies
  • Client care – liaise with clients, make appointments, follow up calls and detail with general enquires
  • Filing
  • General cleaning duties
  • All other office duties as required
What you’ll need to succeed
  • A strong genuine interest in Accounting
  • Studied Accounting or Business studies at school or undertaken work experience in this industry 
  • Ability to problem solve 
  • Strong typing and data entry skills 
  • Experience using Microsoft Office programs 
  • Professional and courteous manner
  • The ability to learn-accounting software programs
  • A strong work-ethic, be reliable and punctual
  • QLD Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or similarly regarded   
  • Provide your most recent school report card           
  • Two (2) work or school related references
What you’ll get in return
  • All wages are paid as per the relevant Award.
What you need to do now

If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to email an up-to-date copy of your CV.