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Finance & Administration Officer

Switchboard Victoria

About Switchboard Victoria (Inc.)

Switchboard Victoria is a community based not for profit organisation that provides peer based, volunteer driven support services for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and gender diverse, Intersex, Queer, Asexual and more (LGBTIQA+) people and their friends, families and allies

Position overview

The Finance and Administration Officer will report to the Chief Executive Officer and Treasurer and is responsible for providing effective and efficient financial and administrative services to support Switchboard in best allocating its resources. They are responsible for Organisation’s day-to-day accounting and bookkeeping procedures and assisting with monthly financial reporting to the Board. The role will also require some administrative support to relieve other staff members.

Key Selection Criteria


  • Post-secondary qualification in Business Administration, Accounting or Management preferably at Certificate IV or above.
  • Proficiency and extensive experience with Xero.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Good understanding of accounting principles including accrual accounting, reconciliations, general ledger journals and financial reporting.
  • Commitment to the Vision and Purpose and alignment to the values of Switchboard, which you can see at http://www.switchboard.org.au/about-us/
  • Demonstrated team work skills.
  • Good communication skills with a wide range of people.
  • Ability to work autonomously, effectively managing own workload without continual guidance.
  • Attention to detail and good time management and self-organisation skills
  • Applicant must identify as part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse, Intersex, asexual communities (LGBTIQA) [Switchboard Victoria has an exemption under the Equal Employment].


  • Chartered Accountant.

For more information about us go to www.switchboard.org.au.

For role specific information, including a full list of duties and responsibilities, see the Position Description attached below.

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