Join MAF Australia as our Head of Finance and Control!

Are you ready to take flight in a career that combines your financial prowess with your passion for making a real impact in the world? Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF), is a not-for-profit, servant-hearted team of professionals providing air transport in places of deepest human need – remote places where flying is not a luxury, but a lifeline.

Due to an internal move, we’re seeking a strong communicator, with proven leadership, to join our team as soon as possible and steer our financial operations to new heights!

About MAF Australia: MAF aircraft fly over jungles, mountains, swamps and deserts in over 30 countries to bring thousands of people medical care, emergency relief, long-term development and Christian hope. We reach the most remote corners of the globe, making a difference in the lives of those who need it the most.

Your Mission: As Head of Finance and Control, you will provide professional, knowledgeable financial and fiscal management to MAF Australia entities; report financial information to management, the Board, regulatory bodies, donors/sponsors and mission staff in a timely manner; and perform the duties of Board Secretariat.

You will report to the CEO and be the financial maestro, orchestrating financial strategies that fuel our endeavours to bring help, hope and healing through aviation. You’ll focus on:

  • Management and Team Building (including, at times, deputising for the CEO)
  • Stewardship and Compliance duties
  • Financial Analysis
  • Accounting Activities and Budgeting
  • Transparency and Reporting

 

What’s great about working with MAF Australia: Joining MAF Australia is more than just a job, it’s an opportunity to be part of a global network that is changing lives. We offer:

  • The chance to be part of something meaningful, impacting isolated communities worldwide
  • Our leaders have exceptional interest in your development and career progression – you will have opportunities to develop your skills to support the work of MAF
  • MAF is a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI). This allows staff to salary package up to $15,900 per year in tax free fringe benefits, which can lead to significant tax savings
  • A dynamic and supportive team environment where your ideas and expertise will be valued
  • A flexible working environment that promotes work-life balance
  • An industry leading Employee Assistance Program

 

Your Profile:

To excel in this role, you should:

  • Be a certified Accountant or Certified Practicing Accountant
  • Possess proven experience in a leadership role, overseeing financial and administrative operations at a senior level and the ability to operate with little supervision
  • Be proficient in MYOB or similar financial packages, Excel and office packages, and Salesforce or similar CRM packages
  • Have the ability to travel interstate / overseas to Board meetings as required
  • Demonstrated alignment with the organisational values, purpose, vision, statement of beliefs and objectives

The ability to speak at church events and business functions this is an extra bonus!

 

How to Apply:

If you’re ready to take on this incredible journey:

Please submit your resume and a compelling cover letter detailing your qualifications and why you’re a great fit for this role to personnel@maf.org.au or by visiting our website here: https://maf.org.au/current_vacancies/head-of-finance-and-control-bella-vista/ OR

Location: Bella Vista, NSW