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Manager, Accounting

Organisation : Jesuit Social Services

Location : Melbourne (Richmond)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Administration & Office Support, Finance & Accounting, Management, Program Coordination & Management

Sector : Community Development, Community Support Services, Education & Training, Families, Mental Health, Social Enterprise, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 28 Sep, 2020

About the role

  • Self starter with an eye for detail, systems, operations & leadership experience
  • Trusted advisor to management and broader organisation
  • Dynamic, growing, strong values based Not For Profit

About the program

Business Support is responsible for financial administration, human resources and operations of Jesuit Social Services.

About the role

We are seeking a self- starter to provide leadership, line management and operational support to the Accounting team, including the provision of adequate support, supervision, training and direction of staff.

This role will also support the General Manager (GM) Finance in ensuring the accounting functions of Jesuit Social Services are delivered according to the highest possible standards and fulfil the principles and values contained within the organisation’s Vision and Mission statement.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, you will need to be able to work remotely until we can resume regular office routines, from our Central Office in Richmond.

Candidate Requirements

This role will suit a candidate with the following skills and experience:

  • Current CPA/CAA or equivalent membership
  • Experience in accounting, budgeting and reporting for a not profit organisation, RTO and hospitality management in a social enterprise environment 
  • Experience (Minimum 2 to 5 years) in management and direction of a team of staff
  • Demonstrated thorough understanding of modern financial and management accounting practices 
  • Experience with Dynamics AX and Management Reporter accounting packages and spreadsheets 

Competitive remuneration, plus salary packaging benefit, is offered together with ongoing professional and career development.

What Jesuit Social Services can offer you:

  • A comprehensive Induction and Orientation program
  • Ongoing role related training and development
  • An organisation that lives their values, through our day to day work
  • A welcoming and supportive environment
  • Employee assistance program
  • A competitive salary plus salary packaging benefits
  • Generous leave

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Jesuit Social Services

Jesuit Social Services is a social change organisation working to build a just society where all people can live to their full potential.

Since 1977, Jesuit Social Services has provided services to some of the most disadvantaged in our community.

We place a high priority on advocacy and are a leader in policy development and research.

How to apply

The position description is available from our website,

For further information please contact John Greaves on 03 9421 7629.

Applicants are required to respond to each of the Key Selection Criteria, with names and contact numbers of two referees. Your responses to the selection criteria should be incorporated into your covering letter.  Please apply in confidence.

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 28 September 2020.

Applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date and may be subject to change without notice.

Jesuit Social Services is a Child Safe organisation. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to providing a family friendly working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

Please quote in application: Manager, Accounting via Pro Bono Australia.



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