Finance Officer

at Amnesty International Australia
Published September 22, 2023
Location Sydney, Australia
Category Accounting and Finance  
Job Type Full-time  
$99101 FTE plus super and salary packaging


Finance Officer Amnesty International Australia location Sydney. $99101 FTE plus super and salary packaging.

Opportunity for an experienced Finance Business Partner to make a genuine difference. Opportunity to join a leading not for profit organisation. Permanent, part time opportunity (3 days per week or equivalent) based in Chippendale (hybrid WFH arrangements available). We have an excellent flexible permanent part time opportunity for a qualified and experienced CPA/CA to join our Finance and Operations division.

The Finance Officer plays an important role in the maintenance and coordination of our financial systems. The role is responsible for ensuring the efficient processing of all payments, producing monthly financial reports and supporting the planning and budgeting processes. Reporting to the experienced Finance Lead, there is plenty of opportunity for growth and development in this role.

The salary for this position is $99,101 - $107,143 (FTE) plus super and not-for-profit salary packaging. People from cultural and linguistic diverse backgrounds and First Nation Australians are strongly encouraged to apply.

This role is responsible for coordination of account payable and receivable. Producing monthly financial reports. Assisting with the annual audit and other financial compliance obligations. Supporting the planning and budgeting processes. Providing financial management and advice, including reporting and analysis for stakeholder groups. Supporting the Finance Lead and Administration & Facilities Officer with projects and tasks as required.

You will have high level communication & interpersonal skills - EI - (written, face to face, telephone, social media). Accounting qualifications - CPA/CA. An analytical mind. Negotiation skills and the ability to develop strong working relationships. Commercial and business awareness.

A keen eye for detail and desire to probe further into data. Deadline-oriented and an ability to stick to time constraints. Experience in financial systems (Xero preferred). High level Excel skills and working knowledge of Power BI. Interest in human rights issues and social change methods and tactics.

You will benefit from generous work/life initiatives including working from home arrangements and a flexible leave and working hours scheme, a supportive environment working alongside committed and dedicated individuals and an opportunity to create a meaningful human rights impact. To view more of the fantastic benefits that you will be offered as an employee, please visit our website.

Appointing someone to this role is time sensitive and we aim to appoint someone as quickly as possible to ensure a smooth transition. For this reason, we encourage you to apply early as we will consider interviewing suitable candidates prior to the close date. Otherwise interviews will be held within 1-2 weeks after the closing date and we ask that if you are submitting your application for this opportunity that you are available during this period for a potential interview.

To learn more about this role, please view the position description available on our website. Applications close 11:59pm 17 September 2023 (AEDT). If this role sounds like you please apply below. You must answer the following selection criteria in your Cover Letter and attach your CV.

Selection criteria what attracted you to this role, why do you feel you would be a good fit for Amnesty International Australia. Please outline how you have helped to educate and support leaders with understanding financial management and budgeting. Please outline how you have used your management accounting skills to support decision making.

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