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Finance Manager

Job No: 115956
Location: Canberra, ACT

  • Join a vibrant and well-established not-for-profit organisation dedicated to reducing the impact of diabetes!
  • Enjoy a highly competitive remuneration circa $120,000, plus FBT concessions!

About the Organisation

Diabetes Australia was established in 1984 and is the national body for people affected by all types of diabetes and those at risk. Diabetes Australia works in partnership with diabetes health professionals and researchers and is committed to reducing the impact of diabetes on the Australian community.

In collaboration with state and territory diabetes organisations and through the administration of the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS), Diabetes Australia provides practical assistance, information and subsidised products to 1.3 million Australians with diabetes.

About the Opportunity

Diabetes Australia has a new opportunity for a Finance Manager to join their dynamic team in Canberra, ACT, on a full-time basis.

Reporting to the General Manager - Corporate Services, you will be responsible for leading a team of five, whilst managing the financial reporting, management accounting, and all other financial activities for Diabetes Australia.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing financial and management reports and discussing key outcomes with Management;
  • Overseeing the production of financial accounts;
  • Preparing the annual budget and revising forecasts periodically;
  • Managing taxation obligations;
  • Overseeing the payroll function and human resource policies and procedures;
  • Controlling the accounts receivable and accounts payable functions;
  • Providing in-house technical accounting and taxation advice;
  • Supporting the General Manager – Corporate Services in meeting Human Resource Management responsibilities;
  • Coordinating all arrangements for annual audits, and
  • Monitoring corporate financial policies and procedures and ensuring an appropriate system of financial and accounting controls is maintained.

What You'll Need to be Successful

Diabetes Australia is seeking a CA or CPA qualified accountant who has extensive management experience, with the ability to effectively oversee and lead a small team and provide ongoing mentoring, advice and performance management.

A strong understanding of the preparation and management of budgets, alongside the ability to manage payroll, will be paramount to your success in this position.

You will have a high level of computer literacy alongside a willingness to build upon this knowledge, with the ability to use Microsoft Excel in order to analyse and effectively communicate technical data to a range of non-technical audiences.

Your strong interpersonal and communication skills will ensure you can effectively build and maintain working relationships with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders. You will also need to have a hands-on, driven approach coupled with a strong eye for detail.

About the Benefits

Diabetes Australia would like to offer the successful candidate a competitive remuneration package circa $120,000 including super (negotiable based on your skills and experience), plus taxation concessions for fringe benefits! The office is conveniently located near public transport and an on-site car park is available at a competitive price. 

Diabetes Australia is seeking a high level of professionalism and high quality outputs in this key full time role. We are able to offer some flexibility in hours to best accommodate your commitments.

You’ll be entering a highly varied role where no two days are the same, as you work with, and manage, a dynamic team of professionals.

In addition, you’ll be joining a vibrant organisation dedicated to reducing the impact of diabetes on the Australian community, meaning you'll enjoy immense job satisfaction knowing you've made a difference to people’s lives!

This is an unmissable opportunity to join a vibrant not-for-profit organisation and make a difference, whilst cementing your career in financial accounting! Apply Now!


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