Commercial Manager

  • Join a leading non-profit organisation creating real community impact
  • Flexible role conditions; motivated team; and forward-thinking business
  • Drive best practice finance solutions to enable community outcomes

MS Queensland is a not-for-profit organisation providing specialised services to benefit people living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and other neurological conditions. At the heart of our work in achieving our mission of a world free from MS and finding a cure is the commitment of our people. 

About the role

Lead, coach, and mentor a high performing team committed to achieving outcomes; overseeing the delivery of day to day finance, payroll, facilities, and procurement functions. Work collaboratively with MSQ leadership to ensure the business is positioned to achieve commercial outcomes and provide consultative advice and information to shape tactical and strategic direction for the organisation.

  • Collaborate with leaders, managers, and stakeholders to shape the org-wide financial operations, working to drive efficiencies and business outcomes
  • Lead exceptional client service both internally and externally ensuring best practice processes and outcomes
  • Provide consultative direction and advice as the principal expert for the organisation
  • Proactively and effectively monitor for financial risk and exposure, working with business leaders to implement controls and ensure ongoing fiscal viability
  • Drive continuous improvement through monitoring and reviewing systems, standards, and process; leading strategic and operational projects; and staying informed on industry trends and impacts.

About YOU

We are looking for candidates who will bring;

  • Highly developed communication skills, able to engage with tact and influence across work disciplines to achieve outcomes
  • Proven experience in successfully leading high performing teams in an end to end financial management function
  • Experience in leading strategic, tactical, and operational levels of a finance team; including budget management, payroll, strategic forecasting, and management accounting.
  • A history of consistently meeting SLAs, supported by a vision for ongoing improvement with the ability to execute plans
  • (Desirable) A tertiary qualification in the field of accounting/business
  • (Desirable) Current open driver license & the ability visit sites across SEQ

More information about all requirements of this role can be found in the position description upon request to [email protected]

Why work for US

At MS Queensland, our values underpin everything we do, and our people bring these values to life by living them daily in their roles.  Our values are Respect, Hope, Commitment and Collaboration. It is the passion, skill and commitment of our people that keeps us on track in consistently achieving our strategic goals and improving the lives of people living with MS and other neurological conditions. 

  • Be part of a team working towards a common vision and goal
  • Contribute to an environment that embraces flexibility and recognises achievements
  • Deliver impact as part of a committed, dedicated and passionate team focused on creating positive change


If YOU are ready to positively change the lives of people living with MS and other neurological conditions then we would love to hear from you. 

Applications must be submitted by:  9am on Thursday 26th March 2020


Note: suitable applicants may be contacted prior to the above date in the interest of completing this process in a timely manner.

23/03/2020 $0 Brisbane 1 Accounting
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