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Finance Officer

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·       Employer: Concern Australia

·       Work Type/s: Employee, Part Time (0.6 FTE) 12 month contract (Maternity Leave Fill)

·       Classification/s: Social Work, Youth, Accounting

·       Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)

·       Location: Melbourne


Position Title: Finance Officer

Concern Australia is a dynamic not-for-profit organisation that has, for nearly 50 years, worked with vulnerable young people and children, creating opportunities that see them reach their potential. In 2016, we launched our strategic plan, the 2020VISION, and we are now looking for people to join us who want to be part of this new and exciting chapter.


Join an organisation that is making a positive difference in 3 key areas with young people – Education, Housing & Homelessness and Justice.


As the Finance Officer at Concern Australia, the successful applicant’s objectives are:


o      Meet finance administration requirements and support the financial achievement of Concern Australia’s operational and strategic goals

o      Provide transactional and financial management services including payroll, oversight and assistance with accounts payable and receivable and statutory reporting

o      Program Budgets

o      Assistance with treasury management

o      Balance sheet reconciliations

o      End of month and end of year adjustments

o      Financial Reporting including budget variance analysis and consolidation, assets register maintenance and audits


Reporting directly to the General Manager of Business Operations and located in Braybrook, this role presents a great opportunity for you to combine your skills in finance with the passion for giving hope to the disadvantaged young people in Melbourne. Your work will allow each of our programs to thrive and grow!


Minimum requirements of the role include:


o      Completion of a degree or diploma in an accounting discipline with experience in a similar role

o      Excellent numerical & analytical skills with demonstrated experience in producing high quality content for various mediums

o      Highly competent in excel and accounting applications

o      Demonstrated time management and organisational skills

o      Focus on attention to detail and accurate recording of information

o      Demonstrated understanding and commitment to the not for profit and community sector including DGR status

o      Proof of your eligibility to work in Australia. (Australian birth certificate, Australian passport, Australian citizenship or a working visa)

o      Provision of information establishing your identity through a Proof of Identity check

o      Consent to a National Police Check and International police check

o      Details of professional referees able to validate information on your skills, knowledge, capabilities, conduct and behaviour

o      Employee Working With Children Check


Concern Australia is a child safe organisation, which promotes the safety, participation and empowerment of children and young people. Concern Australia is an equal employment opportunity employer who is committed to employing a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from people who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander along with people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

How to apply for this job.
Please read the Position Description. All applicants must include a current CV and a cover letter that addresses the key selection criteria in the position description. Please email Melanie Lim and include the subject Finance Officer Application in your email. Applications for this position will close 9th February, 2020.


The Listing
Area: Melbourne, VIC
Status: Contract / Temp
Date: Respond by 09 Feb
Melanie Lim
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