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Management Accountant

Australian Communities Foundation

Are you a numbers whiz passionate about managing finances well to help organisations perform? Join the team at Australia's only nationally focused community foundation and help create a fairer and more sustainable Australia.

About us

Australian Communities Foundation is an independent, charitable foundation working with hundreds of everyday philanthropists to address social issues and create positive, community-led change.

We connect those who can give with those driving positive change. We are currently home to more than 400 sub-funds, led by families, individuals, groups and organisations from across Australia.

Founded in 1997, we have since grown into one of Australia’s largest community foundations with a unique national focus. Each year, we disburse more than 1,000 grants totalling more than $13 million.

At ACF, we foster a supportive, collaborative, and flexible team environment. You will have the opportunity to be involved in projects that make a meaningful difference in the lives of others. We are an organisation built on strong values: inclusion, agency, courage and fairness. We believe in a fairer Australia – one where social, environmental and cultural justice is the norm, and you should, too.

About the role

As Management Account, you will provide ACF with the necessary information and operational infrastructure to manage its financial and operational requirements.

The role encompasses month-end reconciliations, daily financial processes, legal and regulatory compliance, fee-for-service support, and general support for the Finance & Operations Lead and Chief Financial & Operations Officer.

About you

As someone who loves working with numbers, you are passionate about managing finances well to help organisations perform.

You’re an experienced accountant, renowned for being organised and efficient while managing a range of tasks. You can work precisely despite time pressures and competing priorities.

Not afraid to roll up your sleeves, you take initiative when required and enjoy solving problems.

You’re a team player who works cohesively in a small team as well as autonomously. You are committed to building strong relationships with your team as well as external stakeholders.

You have strong values and bring a positive and supportive attitude to your work.

Relevant professional experience is essential. Experience in the for-purpose sector will be highly regarded.

The successful applicant will have:

  • At least 3–5 years’ experience in accounting profession
  • Tertiary qualifications in accounting, finance and/or related discipline
  • The right to work in Australia and able to provide necessary documentation if requested.

next steps

For enquiries related to this position, please contact Daniel Brugaletta, Chief Financial & Operations Officer: daniel@communityfoundation.org.au using the subject line: Management Accountant enquiry via EthicalJobs.

To submit your application, click Apply Now.

A position description is attached.

ACF is proud to be an inclusive and equal opportunity workplace. We support flexible work arrangements, and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people identifying as LGBTQIA+, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, and people with lived experience of disability.

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