Director, Accounting & Commercial

Adelaide based, Large disability services provider, Newly created position.

Formed in 1963, the Paraplegic and Quadriplegic Association of SA Inc. (PQSA) is the peak community body supporting people with Spinal Cord Injury to live their potential. PQSA also supports the wider community across six offices by providing individualised and premium services through its commercial operation, HomeCare+. 

To enhance the ongoing sustainable success of the Association, PQSA is seeking to appoint a Director of Accounting and Commercial.  Working in collaboration with the Director of Financial Control, this position will contribute to the strategic development of the organisation through detailed analysis of current and future operations (and advice to the CEO and Board), development of audit and risk management systems and ensure regulatory and accounting standards are maintained.  As a key member of the Leadership Team the Director, Accounting and Commercial will also be responsible for overseeing financial compliance, planning and analysis of the Association.

Specific Responsibilities include

  • Development, implementation and oversight of organisational and divisional budgets
  • Analysis of existing monthly financial performance reports for the CEO and Board, developing key financial performance indicators for reporting purposes
  • Ensure PQSA is compliant with relevant legislation and accounting standards
  • Develop and implement internal audit systems 
  • Contribute to the strategic direction of PQSA through key business analysis and advice to the CEO and Board

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their extensive experience in a senior accounting/financial role and have a high level of knowledge relating to compliance and legislation, preferably in the not for profit sector. Relevant tertiary qualifications and current CPA or CA membership are essential. Highly developed interpersonal skills; ability to communicate with and build effective relationships with a diverse range of people; and ability to actively lead change in a complex and challenging work environment is also sought.

COB Friday 22ndNovember 2019.

04/11/2019 $0 Adelaide 1 Accounting
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