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Finance Officer

Concern Australia
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Concern Australia is a dynamic not-for-profit Christian organisation which finds its roots in the work of Rev Dr John Smith who also founded the God’s Squad Christian Motorcycle Club in the 1970s.

Today we work with young people and children 5-21 years, creating opportunities for them to enjoy full and meaningful lives. Late 2016 we launched 2020VISION, our new Strategic Plan and we are working to realise 4 shared goals to be

Our work focusses on the innovation, development and delivery of responses in the areas of Education; Housing & Homelessness; and Justice. Each year we connect 30,000 vulnerable young people across Australia through the following activities:

  • Values for Life – seminars within primary and secondary schools to 25,000 students, parents and teachers across Australia.
  • LiveWires – an after school care and holiday programs for 80 school aged children and support to 40 families living in the Collingwood housing estate.
  • Hand Brake Turn – pre vocational automotive training to 80 trainees per year

Housing & Homelessness

  • Inside Out – the provision of Out-Of-Home-Care in partnership with the Victorian Government’s Department of Health and Human Services through the Enhanced Lead Tenant Program offered to young people living in 17 properties across metropolitan Melbourne.
  • STEPS Outreach Service – support to over 500 homeless young people from the steps of Flinders Street station.


  • Chaplaincy and support services for young people at the Malmsbury Youth Justice Centre.
We are seeking a Finance Officer to provide accounting and related financial support for all Concern Australia entities.

Position Title: Finance Officer
Work Type: Part Time 0.5 – 0.8 (12 month Fixed Term Contract)
Sector: Not-for-Profit
Location: Preston, VIC
Reports to: General Manger - Business Operations
Duties: Oversee end to end payroll, accounts payable and receivable, program budgets, assist with treasury management, balance sheet reconciliations, end of month and end of year adjustments and reporting including budget variance analysis and consolidation, assets register maintenance and audits.

Successful candidates can access additional salary packaging.

Applicants need to address the Personal Profile and Key Selection Criteria found on the position description.

The incumbent will be required to undergo a National Police Check (internal) and Working with Children Check.

Send your Resume and a covering application letter, addressing the key selection criteria to:

Georgette Wardan
General Manager Business Operations

Applications close on 30th September 2017. However, interviews will be arranged with suitable applicants as these are received.

For a further discussion, please contact:
Georgette Wardan
General Manager Business Operations
Phone: 03 9470 2972  

The Listing
Area: Preston, VIC
Status: Part Time
Date: Not specified
Georgette Wardan
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