- Job posted on: 14th Aug 2019
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Arts Law is Australia's independent national community legal centre for the arts. Arts Law is at the forefront of legal services for Australia’s creators and arts organisations. Our services include free legal advice, education and resources. Artists in the Black is our service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists.
We are a small and collegiate team working together to achieve great outcomes for Australia’s artists. The position involves interesting and varied work and the opportunity to make it your own. We are an accredited community legal centre with good practices and processes in place. Our mission is to empower artists and creative communities through the law.
The Finance and Operations Manager is responsible for managing the financial activities of Arts Law with responsibility for budgeting, accounts, financial reporting and proper delivery of all financial requirements including taxation, payroll and superannuation, requiring experience with software such as Xero. The role also requires assistance with managing funding for the organisation, reporting to, and liaising with funding bodies. Experience with a CRM such as Salesforce is also needed.
The position is responsible for managing and coordinating the day to day operations of Arts Law including IT, human resources and Workplace Health & Safety. The position requires a person with great communication skills to ensure strong lines of communication between the administration and legal practice teams.
The position requires a flexible approach to work practices including occasional after hours and weekend activities and the ability to coordinate fundraising and profile-raising events.
The position reports to the Chief Executive Officer and works closely with her to manage budgets and provide sound financial advice and forecasting to the Board and ensure all compliance requirements are met.