17 Jun, 2022

Finance Officer

  • Anglican Aid
  • Sydney, Flexible
Part time Accounting Finance

Job Description



Who We Are:


The Archbishop of Sydney’s ANGLICAN AID is the overseas aid and ministry support agency of Sydney Anglicans, in partnership with the global church.


We seek to see the grace of God overflowing to a world in need. We support this by strengthening churches and transforming communities in the developing world.



The Role:


We are seeking a dedicated Finance Officer with excellent bookkeeping, general financial management skills, and experience in Xero, to join our friendly and enthusiastic team.


The role would suit a committed evangelical Christian, eager to contribute to the financial management of our growing organisation.


The three days per week (22.5 hours per week) role reports to the Operations Manager, and is based in our Sydney CBD offices, with opportunity for flexible work arrangements.


This role will encompass:


  • Reconcile bank accounts using Xero across our three Funds
  • P&L and Balance Sheet reports within Xero monthly, and as requested
  • payroll including FBT salary packaging and superannuation
  • reconciliation of donations, gifts and bequests as per CRM (Salesforce)
  • reconciliation of project payments ensuring alignment with project records in CRM (Salesforce)
  • facilitate international foreign exchange transfers
  • maintain records required for audit purposes
  • accounts receivable
  • accounts payable
  • monitoring account balances, cash flow and assisting with management of investments
  • periodic forecasting of operating position
  • initial financial analysis and commentary for Board reports
  • liaising with our external Accountant as needed
  • liaising with the donor engagement team on information required for donations received, and project teams for information on project payments
  • other finance support activities as required


Selection Criteria:

  • An evangelical Christian, committed to the mission, vision, and values of Anglican Aid;
  • Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or equivalent professional experience
  • Experience using Xero accounting software, and able to produce various reports
  • Competence with Excel and Google Sheets
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills, and high attention to detail
  • A high degree of professionalism, integrity, and confidentiality
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a flexible and growing team environment
  • Comfortable to lead and participate in team prayer times and devotions


To apply:


To apply for this role, or to receive a copy of the full position description, please email:




and include your resume and a cover letter.


Closing date: 8 July 2022

Closing Date

08 July 2022

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