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Senior Accountant


OzChild has been supporting vulnerable children, young people and families for nearly 170 years, we aim to deliver services that work and recognise our success is enabled through the effort of both our front-line services and support staff and continuously seek to improve what we do.​

We are currently seeking an experienced and motivated Senior Accountant to join our progressive team. The Senior Accountant will work closely with our Finance & planning team and our specialist divisions to deliver a range of services and meet the financial and business needs of our organisation. 

Reporting to the Senior Manager Finance & Planning, the Senior Accountant is based in our South Melbourne National Support Office (currently working from home ). You will be a key member of the Finance & Planning team responsible for high-quality financial analysis and accurate and timely visibility of financial performance.​

You will lead the production of annual accounts, audit coordination and acquittals. As the Senior Accountant, you will also represent the Senior Manager Finance and Planning in their absence.​

What you will do:

  • Prepare high quality, accurate and timely financial information​
  • Form, analyse and distribute monthly management accounts​
  • Identify and resolve accounting discrepancies​
  • Annual budget and forecasting process​
  • Assist in developing an expense automation system (project)​

(See attached Positions Description for further details)

What a successful candidate looks like:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting ( essential)​
  • CPA or CA highly desirable​
  • Demonstrated understanding of complex funding models and services​
  • Experience using driver-based budgeting methods​
  • Experience using budgeting and forecasting software- Magiq​
  • Experience using accounting system Great Plains​
  • Have a specific interest and prior experience working in the not for profit sector​

OzChild offers a competitive salary plus super & salary packaging of $ 15,900

Ex gratia days Easter & Christmas.

You will also receive a mobile device and a surface pro.

To apply for this role please send through a copy of your CV & Cover letter addressing your skills and why you should be chosen for this position.

Everyone at OzChild is committed and passionate about making a difference to our community's most vulnerable children, young people and families.

OzChild is committed to the employment of Aboriginal people and providing a work environment in which Aboriginal peoples' cultures, beliefs and values are acknowledged and respected, and in which the individual career goals and personal aims of Aboriginal staff are identified, promoted and achieved.

OzChild is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of diverse backgrounds to apply. This includes, but is not limited to, those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and LGBTIQ communities.​​

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a police check and provide a WWCC card for Victoria and provide proof of vaccination plus booster

COVID-19- All interviews are currently being conducted via video. Until restrictions ease you will work from home.

How to apply:

You can apply for this position today by clicking APPLY NOW below.​

You can view the position description below and then submit a resume with a cover letter that outlines your skills and experiences as well as your motivation for applying.​

For more information contact Liz Abdilla - Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist on 0499 655 939 or email eabdilla@ozchild.org.au using the subject line: Senior Accountant enquiry via EthicalJobs. 

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