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Grants Accountant - Alice Springs

Central Land Council

The Central Land Council (CLC) is a corporate Commonwealth entity established under the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976. The CLC represents traditional landowners, native title holders and other Aboriginal people across the southern half of the Northern Territory—an area of almost 780,000 square kilometres.

The CLC provides its constituents with advice, advocacy and practical assistance to support their aspirations, manage their land and realise and protect their rights.

about the role

The CLC are seeking a suitably qualified candidate for the following vacancy:

  • CL 6 (Commencing at $76,854 progressing to $88,283)

The Grants Accountant is responsible for maintaining proper financial records for all external grants received by CLC and maintaining an effective relationship with external and internal clients. They coordinate monthly Income and Expenditure meetings with all Grant Project officers and their managers.

Key responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Oversee the monthly financial transactions and reporting for CLC Grants "Actual to Budget".
  • Prior to release, verify and validate information through general ledger reconciliation's and prepare:
    • Monthly reports for AR codes
    • Monthly debtors report and action for 44 accounts
    • Submitting grant acquittals and reports to funding bodies on a timely basis
  • Ensure all reallocations of income and expenditure between grants are made monthly
  • Carry out the following tasks:
    • Checking and signing operations and LUTA cheques
    • Reviewing and approving operations and LUTA EFT's

Please note: This role will require some regular remote travel across the CLC region to carry out the required duties of this position.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a devoted organisation that's promoting the rights of Aboriginal people across Central Australia, and helping traditional land owners to manage their land and make the most of the opportunities it offers.

Central Land Council is dedicated to delivering ongoing professional development and career progression for their people. You'll have the opportunity to undertake a range of learning opportunities and be encouraged to take part in a number of new projects as the organisation continues to grow and innovate.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you'll be rewarded with an attractive salary circa $76,854 - $88,283 plus 13% super. You will also have access to a range of additional benefits to greatly increase your overall package, including:

  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Ongoing District allowance circa $3,100 for an individual or $5,670 with dependents
  • Yearly airfare allowance
  • Relocation assistance, should you be moving to the region
  • Subsidised, fully furnished accommodation for the first 4 months

Most importantly, this role will allow you to work in a diverse environment where you have the potential to affect real change.

If you're interested in joining an innovative Land Council to use your Accounting skills to make a real difference - Apply Now!

An Ochre Card (working with vulnerable people check), National Police Clearance and a driver’s licence are mandatory requirements for all employees employed at the Central Land Council.

Contact details

For more information contact Bree Scarman on 08 8951 6310 or jobs@clc.org.au using the subject line: Grants Accountant enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Total effective package includes: base salary, district allowance, superannuation, leave loading, relocation assistance, annual airfare allowance and salary packaging options. Annual progression within the salary scale is subject to satisfactory performance. Progression is in accordance with annual increments set out in an enterprise agreement.

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