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Young Life Australia Inc
Ryde, NSW, Australia

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Financial Controller/CFO



Ryde, NSW, Australia 


Accounting, Associations/NFP's, Fund Raising/Charity, Missions, Senior Management


per year

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A position of Financial Controller has become available with Young Life Australia.  The position will be located in the National Office at Ryde, NSW. The position is part-time (3 days p/w) with flexible work hours.
Young Life Australia is a non-denominational Christian charity that mentors young people and offers stable and caring role models to teenagers.  We operate in over a dozen urban and rural communities around Australia. Our mission is to build confidence, values and resilience in Australia’s young people through significant relationships with adults who model the love of Jesus Christ.

Young Life is seeking a mature person with a desire to support the organisation’s objectives in the accounts department.  The centralised accounts department serves field staff and volunteers in remote offices in 17 communities around the country.  The role reports to the CEO. To be successful in the role you will need to have extensive experience in a similar role with a strong attention to detail and be able to work in a small team environment.

  • Management accounting experience.
  • Oversight of tax invoices and payment requisitions.
  • Oversight of accounts payable, receivable and payroll.
  • Present accounts for audit using accrual system.
  • Budget and cash-flow analysis.
  • Preparation and distribution of reports to the Executive team, Board and Area Managers.
  • Develop and present annual and half-year budgets and business plans.
  • Committed Christian faith (with reference from your minister / Pastor).
  • Relevant qualifications in accounting.
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant experience in a similar role.
  • Ability to keep accounts to best industry standards.
  • Proficiency with Quickbooks accounting package.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to meet work targets and deadlines without close supervision.
  • A "can-do" attitude with strong attention to detail.
  • Satisfactory Police Check and Working With Children Check.
  • Clear understanding of ethics and confidentiality in business.
  • Aligned to Young Life’s values and statement of faith 
  • Knowledge of specific accounting needs in the not-for-profit sector.
  • Experience with a CRM package such as eTapestry.
  • Current unrestricted driver licence.
Apply for this job
Send a resume with a separate letter addressing the Essential Skills & Qualities using examples from your work, volunteering,  training,  education  etc,  demonstrating  how  you  meet  the  required  criteria.  Provide names & contact details of two referees including one from your church minister.
Remuneration package will be discussed at interview

Send your job application via the Apply Now button or for further information contact:
Mr Llew Morris
02 9877 5144

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