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Finance & Administration Manager Cairns

Our client provides consumer education, advocacy and financial counselling services for indigenous Australians. The business also operates as a Registered Training Organisation, providing ethical education to the broader financial well-being sector; fostering leadership and professional expertise.

IPA is currently recruiting for the position of Finance and Administration Manager, tasked to oversee all financial and administration responsibilities.

This is a full time position based in the heart of Cairns, in stunning tropical North Queensland.

Key responsibilities:
  • To meet objectives and activities set in the finance and administration business unit's operational plan - specifically to apply critical analysis of the organisation's financial position
  • Manage all financial activities and ensure all processes are carried out in a timely mannerEnsure legislative and funding body reporting and financial Audit requirements are met, including acquittal of financial returns for grants and reconciliation of accounts
  • Be a strong communicator and compliance manager for all record keeping / budget / HR and funding processes. Be the central contact point for the leadership and administration team across these vital functions.

Other roles and responsibilities:
  • Prepares monthly financial reports for communication to executive management team, the Board and key stakeholders
  • Manages administrative activities, including but not limited to: AP/AR, payroll, vehicle fleet, investments, cash flow, GST / Superannuation obligations, employee records management, human resources
  • Manage IT systems relating to finance and administration including but not limited to; MYOB, Share Point and Happy HR.

All about you:

As the RTO is currently in its growth phase, it is an exciting and energising time to join the team.

To be successful in this position, it is essential that you have extensive experience in forecasting with the proven capability to lead the business and its social enterprise to financial success.

Alongside this, it would be highly advantageous to hold an Undergraduate degree / Postgraduate certificate (or similar) in a work related discipline or equivalent and relevant qualification with substantial experience. Alternatively, applicants without formal qualifications will also be considered but they must hold substantial experience, expertise and competence obtained through previous appointment.

You are a confident but personable professional who requires little direction. You are intrinsically driven to hone existing operational policies, practices and guidelines; and to create your own. You are energised by being responsible for making decisions, providing quality advice and assertively implementing your analytical skills.

You hold leadership qualities that bring a team together and motivate others. You are part of the solution, resolving broader organisational issues as they arise.

It is essential that you hold the ability to communicate effectively with both indigenous and non indigenous staff, suppliers, Board members and professional networks in order to develop, foster and maintain constructive working relationships, and to achieve operational objectives.

How to apply:

Please send your letter of introduction (2 pages max) demonstrating your experience, skills and abilities pertaining to the position, along with your resume.

Applications close 24 January, 2020 witih the position to commence end of February.



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Posted on: 6 January 2020 Full-Time Cairns, Queensland
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