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Working with SANTS

South Australian Native Title Services Ltd (SANTS) is based in the Adelaide CBD. SANTS is a small organisation covering a range of functions including legal services, corporate & community development and business services.

SANTS offers employees an opportunity to work for a not for profit body with a strong mission and values.  Additionally we offer:

Excellent salary and benefits packages, flexible working conditions, training and development opportunities, good work/life balance which is reflected in our family friendly policy, a number of different types of leave, including: Compassionate Leave, Parental Leave, Jury Service and Community Service Leave, Additional Leave Relating to Chronic or Serious Illness, Paid Special Leave, Ceremonial Leave and Leave Without Pay, Long Service Leave, Study Leave, Volunteer Leave

Advertised Positions

Payroll/Accounts Payable Officer
Permanent Part Time (0.4 FTE – 0.6 FTE)


Are you experienced in providing professional, best practice payroll services in a not for profit environment?
Do you want to work in a team that provide finance, payroll, and business for both internal and external customers?
Do you want to work in a flexible, friendly and rewarding environment?
Then this might be the role for you!


We are looking for a permanent part time Payroll/Accounts Payable Officer to work within a team that delivers payroll, accounts payable and business services to internal clients and external clients with a focus on continuous improvement.

Based in the Adelaide CBD but with some intra and interstate travel, to be successful you will need:


  • Minimum 3 years experience in Payroll and Accounts Payable position, studies towards an appropriate qualification would be desirable
  • Proficient in the use of Attache Payroll and Reckon systems
  • High level of analytical skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Excellent ability to prioritise
  • Excellent computer literacy skills and numeracy skills
  • Strong understanding of processes and internal controls
  • Proven organisational and time management skills with demonstrated ability to work autonomously, under pressure and within stringent timeframes.
  • Good communication and administrative skills
  • Competent in the application of the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Competent in the use of computerised accounting systems.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Previous experience working in a highly confidential environment
  • Interest in and understanding of Indigenous Australian societies and cultures, and the issues affecting these cultures in Australian society.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the principles and practices of Equal Employment Opportunity and Workplace Health and Safety.
SANTS would like to encourage those identifying as Indigenous to apply.

Download Position Description here: 

Download Payroll Accounts Payable Position Description Download Payroll Accounts Payable Position Description (144 KB)

If you believe this is you please send us your application! Email it to, or submit via the "Submit Job Application Here" link below.  
For more information contact Maria Almeida on 08 8110 2800. This job closes at 12:00pm Wednesday, 26th June 2019.


General Applications

SANTS accepts general unsolicited applications for employment. We maintain a candidate pool register and all applications received will be kept in this register for 12 months from date of receipt.

Work Experience/School Based Traineeship

SANTS provides opportunities to students doing work experience placements. Anyone wishing to undertake work with SANTS in a work experience, school student or trainee capacity may apply via this website.


SANTS provides opportunities for University students or graduates wishing to undergo an internship at SANTS. Students are placed via the Aurora Internship Program.

The program places Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous students and graduates in full-time unpaid internships for up to 6 weeks.

SANTS values learning and welcomes interns as valued members of the organisation during their internship. 

To apply for a University Internship Program at SANTS, visit the Aurora Project website


Submitting an Employment Application to SANTS

Applications for Advertised Positions, General Applications or School Based Traineeships can be submitted via this online form.


Please indicate in the “Position Applying for” field of this form if your application is for a specific position, a general application or a school based traineeship.

All applications should include a cover letter and resume. Applications for specific Advertised Positions should address the selection criteria in the cover letter.

Cover letters should be addressed to

Ms Nicole Galliford
Business Services & Human Resources Manager
4/345 King William Street
Adelaide SA 5000

If you have any queries about your application, or are unable to submit your application via the online form for any reason, contact Nicole Galliford at or (08) 8110 2800

SANTS acknowledges that the land on which our office is based is the traditional lands for the Kaurna people and we respect their spiritual and cultural relationship with their country.
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