- Brisbane & Gold Coast > CBD & Inner Suburbs Brisbane
- Job posted on: 4th Aug 2022
- Applications close:
The Foundation is an international development organisation working to prevent blindness and restore sight. This year marks The Foundation’s 30th anniversary of carrying on the legacy of Professor Fred Hollows, who believed every person had the right to quality eye care, no matter where they live. The Foundation has grown to work in more than 25 countries throughout Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and the Pacific, as well as Australia. The Foundation has restored sight to more than 2.5 million people worldwide. We have an ambitious five-year strategic plan that aims to take us even closer to realising our vision of a world in which no person is needlessly blind or vision impaired and Indigenous Australians exercise their right to sight and good health.
You will be an experienced Accountant, looking to transition into a Not-For-Profit organisation, with strong customer service skills. You will have excellent communications, influencing and negotiation skills, able to manage a broad range stakeholder request. You will be able to manage competing prioritises and deadlines, as well as provide financial advice to both internal and external stakeholders. You will have strong skills across the Microsoft suite, Excel in particular. You will be self-driven and able to learn new systems quickly with limited guidance. Finally, you will be flexible to adjust to changing prioritise and needs.
The Financial Accountant (Oceania) is accountable for assisting with the transactional, administrative, day-to-day operational, financial & management accounting, preparation of statutory reports and project support required by the team in a global operating environment.
Through our internal programs and employee benefits we aim to create an environment where you will feel supported and empowered. Whether your focus is on continuous learning, professional development or finding an environment which enables you to thrive while balancing family or personal commitments, we have a range of programs in place to support you. Including:
Please apply directly via the "Apply" Button. Should you have any questions regarding the opportunity please reach out to our Talent Acquisition Specialist, at email@example.com using the subject line: Financial Accountant - Flexible Location enquiry via EthicalJobs for a confidential conversation. Kindly note that CVs will not be considered through this email address.
A position description is attached.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this position.
The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children and community partners in all areas where we work. Applicants are advised that The Foundation reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment. The Foundation is also committed to protecting the health of our beneficiaries, donors and partners and require incumbents of this role to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (except where medical conditions may make vaccination harmful to their health).
Please note: We will not be accepting CV’s via agencies for this role.