2019 Impact 25

Management Accountant

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Organisation : The Kids' Cancer Project

Location : New South Wales (Roseberry)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Children, Families, Health – General

Salary type : Annual Package

About the role

  • "Your child has cancer" - in Australia, 3 families hear these words everyday
  • Support the daily, weekly and monthly financial operations of the organisation
  • Suit candidates with proven experience in management & financial accounting

The Organisation
The Kids’ Cancer Project is one of the largest funders of childhood cancer research in Australia. Since 1993, with strong community support, The Kids’ Cancer Project has been able to contribute tens of millions of dollars to scientific studies to help children with many types of cancer.
The organisation is now embarking on a new 5 year strategic plan which includes ambitious goals to significantly increase revenue streams and income to support bold science to improve childhood cancer treatments. The Kids’ Cancer Project’s vision is to see a one hundred per cent survival rate for children with cancer while eradicating the harmful impacts treatment can bring.

Benefits & Culture

  • Access to generous not for profit salary packaging
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Passionate team who love their work
  • Close to public transport and all day parking
  • Based in Rosebery, an upcoming new precinct for cafés, dining and fashion outlets

The Role

Reporting to and working closely with the Chief Financial Officer, you will support the daily, weekly and monthly financial operations, ensuring appropriate reporting to support business and operational needs. Specifically you will:

  • Take ownership of the financial and management accounting requirements of the organisation as a whole
  • Prepare weekly, monthly and annual financial reports
  • Design new reports to meet particular fundraising and campaign requirements
  • Prepare annual statutory accounts and liaison with external auditors, in partnership with the CFO
  • Support the CFO in contributing to the preparation of annual budget and monthly forecasting
  • Ensure that the reconciliations  of all third party arrangements are timely and accurate
  • Ensure the timeliness and integrity of the month end process, in partnership with the Accounts Assistant
  • Complete end of month reconciliations including accruals, depreciation, prepayments, bank, payables debtors and inventory
  • Support the CFO in meeting reporting and compliance requirements including the BAS and FBT returns

Skills Required

You be a self-starter, aligned to the values of the organisation and be prepared to work as part of a small but dynamic team.  Along with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills you will have:

  • CPA qualification or equivalent
  • Proven experience in management and financial accounting
  • Good analytical, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Understanding of the not-for-profit sector
  • Experience in MYOB and Excel

If you are passionate about using your skills to benefit the health and wellbeing of children with cancer, please apply by sending your resume together with a cover letter responding to the skills required, in MS Word format.  Alternatively, please call Lisa Morell on 02 8243 0570 to discuss.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : The Kids' Cancer Project

How to apply for this role

Please quote in application: Management Accountant via Pro Bono Australia.

2019 Impact 25

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