Finance Manager

About the Organisation

Based in Parkville, this well established for purpose organisation is committed to providing a high level of service to our large membership base which has contributed to the ongoing success of the organisation. 

Job tasks and responsibilities

This varied role takes direct responsibility for the entire accounts department in a small office from daily book keeping to high detailed strategic financial management and reporting. 

As Finance Manager it is your responsibility to ensure that all tasks are followed up on and completed in a timely and accurate manner and you are expected to manage your time and tasks with minimum supervision.  This is a stand alone role and does not have any staff reporting into you.

The Finance Manager will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer and Treasurer.


Financial Management

  • Effectively coordinate finances, ensuring they are kept up to date and accurate at all times 
  • Prepare accurate financial reports for management and board 
  • Ensure statutory financial requirements are met
  • Monitor income, expenditure and cash flow
  • Provide high detailed forecasting using both our finance management package and online booking system data
  • Prepare the annual budget with support from the CEO
  • Coordinate annual audit and ensure recommendations are acted upon in a timely manner
  • Develop and ensure internal financial controls are in place
  • Co-ordinate with other team members regarding systems and procedures affecting the accounts area
  • Keep abreast of financial developments within the not-for-profit sector


  • Manage fortnightly payroll and keep appropriate leave records for payroll
  • Ensure compliance with statutory regulations and manage GST, BAS, PAYG payroll tax and superannuation payments
  • Manage the accounts payable process
  • Undertake appropriate bookkeeping using Xero
  • Ensure reconciliation of expenditure occurs
  • Manage membership invoicing and payments schedule
  • Analysis of cash flow and budgets

Qualifications and experience

  • Minimum Cert IV in Bookkeeping or Diploma of Accounting (preferred)
  • Minimum 5 years practical bookkeeping experience
  • Advanced Xero skills
  • Experience with cloud based systems and add-on solutions
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to work independently to deadlines
  • A self- starter with a proven ability to identify and solve problems
  • Excellent communication and customer care skills
  • Experience working in a small office environment and willing to take on additional office duties
  • Working with Children Check 

Job benefits and perks

Hours can be worked flexibly

Close to public transport

Free Parking 

10/03/2020 $0 CBD & Inner Suburbs 1 Accounting
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