About the role
Who we are
Social Ventures Australia (SVA) is a not-for-profit organisation that works with partners to alleviate disadvantage – towards an Australia where all people and communities thrive. We influence systems to deliver better social outcomes for people by learning about what works in communities, helping organisations be more effective, sharing our perspectives and advocating for change.
SVA’s Finance team manages the financial operations of SVA. The team consists of a Chief Financial Officer, Finance Manager and four accountants.
Working as part of a cohesive, service-driven team, this ‘hands-on’ position requires a flexible and responsive approach to a broad range of Finance team functions. The position has wide-ranging scope from month-end and year-end accounting, analysis and reporting, to the preparation and oversight of budgets and forecasts. Working in support of SVA’s Finance Manager, the Senior Accountant provides a business partnering role to SVA’s various divisions and has exposure to supporting compliance activities and continuous business improvement with the Finance function.
Who you are
We are looking for a self-starter with strong analytical skills and a proven ability to problem-solve, manage priorities and deliver to deadlines. With a solid base of accounting experience, including financial accounting and management reporting, you will have demonstrated knowledge of good accounting policies and practices. A team player with a solid breadth of financial experience, and strong business partnering skills will be successful in this role. Previous exposure to the not-for-profit sector will be an advantage.
This unique role provides exposure in wide-range finance related activity in an interesting and dynamic context. The focus of this role will see you forging rewarding relationships with a highly engaged internal client group.
SVA values diversity in our workforce and encourages applications from candidates of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
If you have the skills and experience we’re looking for, have the right to work in Australia and would like to join our growing and dynamic team please submit your CV (max 3 pages) and a statement (max 1 page) addressing the person requirements by midnight 5 February 2019.
To find out more about SVA, please go to www.socialventures.com.au/careers/
About the organisation
How to apply for this role
Please quote in application: Senior Accountant, Reporting & Analysis via Pro Bono Australia.