Finance and Administration Leader

at EastCoast HR Group
Published February 14, 2024
Location Maryborough, Australia
Category Accounting and Finance  
Job Type Full-time  


Finance and Administration Leader EastCoast HR Group location Maryborough.

Life Choice Wide Bay Burnett has been providing services and support to people with disabilities across the Fraser Coast area since 1996. We provide support services including Support Coordination, Allied Health, in-home assistance, accommodation support and everyday life skill development.

We encourage community inclusion, respect and valuing of people with a disability, providing positive and rewarding experiences through development of an individual lifestyle plan with each Participant.

Our workplace culture is built on developing and maintaining relationships with team members, participants and their families with the following non-negotiables mutual Respect, Reliability, Punctuality, Positive attitude, Professionalism.

We are seeking a full time (Monday – Friday) Finance and Administration Leader to join our team primarily based in our Hervey Bay office with flexible hybrid work arrangements that may include working from both our Maryborough & Hervey Bay offices and/or home. This role involves overseeing our financial operations, providing strategic financial guidance to ensure our business goals are met, and maintaining our company's financial health and integrity.

You will be responsible for achievement of the Board approved budget. Providing leadership, direction, mentoring and support to the finance team to support a high-performance culture with a focus on innovative business improvement ideology and growth. Ensuring all accounts and payroll processes are undertaken to a high level of quality, accuracy and timeliness, providing hands on assistance to the Finance Team as required.

Managing finance and accounts activities and preparation of financial reporting. Preparing and present monthly financial reports, including profit and loss statements, forecasts, and variance analysis to senior management.

Providing insightful information and expectations to senior leaders to aid in long-term and short-term decision making. Developing and implementing operational budgets and associated financial reports to assist with explaining budget variances as well as broad financial analysis & problem solving. Strategic financial management, including cost and revenue optimisation.

Establishing and maintaining proper financial controls. Preparation and evaluation of capital investment proposals. Being an active member of the Leadership Team, focusing on the key result areas of safety, people and service delivery while enhancing financial performance. Completing grant applications and analysis.

What you will bring to the role significant experience operating in similar Senior Finance capacity. Tertiary qualification in accounting with membership to the CPA Australia or Institute of Chartered Accountants. Extensive knowledge and experience in accounting and administrative procedures, including payroll. Expert level in reporting, financial analysis, budgeting and forecasting.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to facilitate business planning processes. Excellent knowledge in using accounting and financial systems, and other MS Office applications. Strong leadership and team management skills, including motivating and developing team members. Experience using TRACCS and MYOB would be an advantage.

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