Alan Larby

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Accounting and Finance
Not for Profit / NGO

POSTED 13th May, 2020   REF NO. BBBH11126

Finance and Corporate Services Manager

The Organisation:

The Cancer Council ACT is a non-government, not-for-profit community organisation that makes a positive impact on the health and well-being of the community by educating people on prevention of cancer, supporting those diagnosed with cancer and funding research to realise a cancer free future. Cancer Council ACT is a small team that is comprised of highly motivated individuals focused on improving Cancer Council ACT’s outreach in the community.

The Opportunity:

Reporting directly to the CEO you will have the opportunity to increase the organisation’s impact on the ACT community and help Cancer Council ACT realise its vision of a cancer free future through astute financial and corporate management of the entity.

You’ll be working with a positive, energetic and dedicated team (12 staff) who are passionate about Cancer Council ACT’s mission by providing information and support to people affected by cancer, delivering prevention programs, advocating for change and funding local cancer research.

Cancer Council ACT’s modern, open plan office in Deakin has a range of cafes and a local coffee cart nearby that will make lunchtime walks a pleasure. Every 6 weeks you’ll be able to attend an office team lunch to strengthen your relationships within the organisation in a fun and casual environment. Cancer Council ACT offers a mature approach to work/life balance, offering flexibility when you need it.

The Role:

This position is a broad, critical role primarily working on finance (2/3 of role) but also overseeing a number of corporate functions (1/3 of role). Given the size of organisation, being hands on and nimble in your approach is critical to success in the role (i.e. being an enabling force in the organisation and willing to chip in wherever required).

Key responsibilities will include:

Financial management responsibilities

  • Day to day financial operations including month and year end financial reporting
  • Annual and monthly budgeting, forecasting and analysis
  • Manage relevant insurance and asset management protocols
  • Supervise a Finance Officer who assists with payroll, accounts processing and banking
  • Manage grant monies and their associated processes
  • Provide financial advice to internal and external stakeholders
  • Liaise with and advise the CEO and Board in relation to financial matters, risk and compliance.

Executive team responsibilities

  • Collaborate with other finance managers from Cancer Councils nationally
  • Lead by example and assist with functions, events and endeavours
  • Attend and advise at Board and other Committee meetings
  • Deputise for the CEO if required.

Compliance, risk and statutory requirements

  • Manage regulatory, legislative and administration tasks including interacting with financial institutions such as the ATO
  • Interpret and monitor changes to legislation, regulations and other agreements related to finance as well as other issues
  • Manage entity risks including WHS compliance.

Human resources and IT

  • Assist with contracts and induction of new staff
  • Manage HR governance (e.g. ongoing clearance checks, etc)
  • Maintain personnel files
  • Implement and, where required, develop HR policies and procedures
  • Review IT requirements of the organisation and initiate upgrades and required purchases.

Occasional interstate travel may be required (e.g. to attend national finance managers’ meeting).

The Person:

You are a seasoned senior finance professional who has also managed other corporate functions or had strong exposure to HR, IT, corporate governance, risk and compliance in prior roles. From that experience, you will be able to provide sophisticated advice to the CEO and Board on a range of finance and corporate matters.

You are at a stage in your career where you are looking to give back to society and the wider community through impactful, cause based work. You like to be hands on with end to end finance but also like the variety of diving into all aspects of the business to add value. You understand that NFP entities require the team to chip in, collaborate, and help each other out – for example, with fundraising initiatives and events. You are looking for a chance to genuinely make a difference every single day.

The Salary/Rate:

A competitive salary package will be offered to the successful candidate commensurate with experience (full PBI benefits also available).

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Alan Larby on 02 6108 4878, quoting Ref No. 11126

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