24 Oct, 2018
IJM Australia is seeking a qualified and skilled individual to join the team in the position of Finance & Compliance Manage r. The successful candidate will be joining a fast-growing, dynamic organisation and will perform the following duties:
Assist the Chief Executive and the Directors with annual budgeting and forecasting, including budgeting for field programs and departmental budgets.
Monitor financial risk including foreign exchange, cash flow, and programmatic risk, and in consultation with Chief Executive, mitigate it where possible
Produce monthly and quarterly forecasts and assessments of cash flow and performance against budget for the Chief Executive, Directors and Finance Committee. Including dashboard analysis, scorecard and other metrics.
Contribute to board level Finance Committee meetings
Provide cost accounting and project reports
Process accounts receivable and payable in a timely and accurate manner
Prepare month end bank, credit card and CRM (donation) reconciliations and internal reports for Chief Executive
Accurately administer payroll, including processing payments, optimising salary packaging, maintaining records and producing relevant reports
Maintain employee information as to classification, rates of pay, leave entitlements, deductions and superannuation
Create, maintain and improve internal finance administration processes to ensure IJM Australia finances are stewarded with excellence
Tax compliance CBAS, CAS, Annual Payment Summaries
Maintain systems and accounts to comply with regulatory and audit requirements
Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports for taxation and other statutory bodies as required
In consultation with the Chief Execute, oversee the implementation of policies and regulatory reporting frameworks to ensure compliance with the laws, regulations and requirements of all government entities, partner entities and membership organisations to which IJM Australia is accountable.
Effectively manage and optimise relationships with financial service providers such as banks, superannuation companies, foreign exchange providers
Deal professionally with external stakeholders including IJM partners, donors and other service providers
Respond promptly to employee finance related inquiries
Contribute to executive reports and grant writing
The successful candidate will have:
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, or Finance
Whilst a CA/ CPA qualification will be highly regarded, prior experience as mentioned below is required to be able to come onboard and hit the ground running
Ideally, minimum 5 years of experience in an accounting or financial management role
Demonstrated experience, ideally in the nonprofit sector, in financial management and accounting (including financial reporting, budgeting, cash flow modelling, audit, tax and compliance obligations including ACFID) – and an understanding of Australian Accounting standards
Understanding of NFP governance
Experience with Quick Books or similar system
Demonstrated knowledge of office systems and procedures
Working knowledge of CRM systems (ideally Salesforce)
Demonstrated commitment to IJM’s core values
Excellent time management skills & attention to detail
Good communication skills
Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively
The Australia office of IJM was established in 2014 so we are in the early expansion phase of a growing NFP
This is a 0.6 FTE position based in the Sydney office
Flexible working arrangements are available by negotiation
How to apply:
Please send a one page cover letter outlining your suitability for the position including your demonstrated commitment to IJM Australia’s values as detailed above, along with your current CV to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
International Justice Mission Australia
Chatswood NSW, Australia