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Financial Controller

Australian Red Cross

    About Red Cross

    Australian Red Cross is part of the world's largest humanitarian movements seeking to build a better society based on people helping people. Our vision is human dignity, peace, safety, and well-being for all.

    About the role

    Reporting to the Finance Director, you will lead the financial accounting and treasury teams.

    You will be responsible for building and maintaining a robust control environment, which ensures the efficient, timely and accurate reporting of transactions and financial results.

    You will play an active role in the overall management of the financial control and financial transactions environment and be responsible for the design, effectiveness and efficiency of the financial controls, financial transactions processing and treasury function. 

    What you will bring

    • Proven experience in managing a finance/control function including oversight of accounting teams ideally in a large environment
    • Proven experience in operating successfully in matrix structures
    • Strong financial reporting skills and a good understanding of Australian Accounting Standards 
    • Demonstrated ability to mentor and coach finance and non-finance staff
    • Demonstrated ability to influence internal and external stakeholders at various levels
    • Tertiary qualification in finance or accounting
    • Chartered Accountant (CA) or Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) qualified

    We follow Covid-19 safe practices

    We encourage all of our employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19 and a number of states have mandated that Australian Red Cross employees must be vaccinated to perform work for us. Please make sure that you are able to comply with these government requirements or have the appropriate medical exemption information available.

    Why work with us?

    Work for purpose and know that your work helps keep our people and the communities we work with safe. 

    You can access flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars up to $15,900 a year.

    Further information

    For further information about this role, please refer to the position description attached below.

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