Finance Officer - National Rural Health Alliance

Not for profit sector, Convenient location and free parking.

  • Excellent opportunity to work with a leading national organisation in the not-for-profit sector
  • Rewarding and meaningful role with a dedicated team of professionals
  • Competitive remuneration package including 10.5% super and salary packaging options 

About us

The National Rural Health Alliance Ltd is Australia's peak non-government body for rural and remote health. The Alliance works closely with its 44 member organisations [link removed] to achieve better health outcomes for people living in rural and remote Australia.

The role

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Finance Officer manages and reports on the financial systems and operations relating to the Alliance and its cost centres. This includes: managing financial records; preparing and paying staff salaries;  keeping accurate records of personnel files including salaries, leave entitlements and superannuation contributions; preparing and lodging all ATO obligations including PAYG, IAS, BAS, FBT and Payment Summaries; preparing and presenting financial reports to the Finance, Audit and Risk Management Committee; and undertaking some office manager roles such as finalising rental agreements and dealing with repairs and maintenance issues.

Selection criteria: Essential

  1. Experience as a finance officer for an organisation of this size (approximately 12 staff and $2-3 million annual budget).
  2. Experience with MYOB.
  3. Experience with human resources including managing staff payroll, superannuation, leave, ensuring obligations are met under the Fair Work Act, and dealing with sensitive staffing matters if they arise.
  4. An understanding of the regulatory and legislative environment in which the Alliance operates (including reporting obligations to the Australian Taxation Office, Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission, Australian Securities and Investments Commission, etc).
  5. Experience interpreting financial information and communicating it to different audiences (eg to the CEO, the Board, to reporting bodies, to the public).
  6. Well-developed written and oral communication skills.

Selection criteria: Desirable

  1. Experience in the not-for-profit sector and/or in a membership-based organisation.
  2. Experience managing finances for large events, such as the biennial National Rural Health Conferences.

This role requires high level organisational skills and attention to detail. Equally, the successful candidate will be able to prioritise their workload to manage time effectively and achieve outcomes within agreed timeframes. Excellent computer skills are essential.

The position offers a generous annual salary, salary sacrifice/salary packaging (full PBI status) and 10.5% employer superannuation contributions. 

For further information CLICK HERE [link removed]


05/10/2020 $0 ACT 1 Accounting
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