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Finance & Operations Manager

Organisation : The National Centre for Action on Child Sexual Abuse

Location : Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Finance & Accounting, Management, Operations Management

Sector : Mental Health, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

About the organisation

Organisation Name : The National Centre for Action on Child Sexual Abuse

About the role

  • Newly appointed national centre to intervene in child sexual abuse
  • Implement strategies that govern day-to-day finance & operational activities
  • Flexible location - Canberra, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney or Perth

The Organisation

The National Centre for Action on Child Sexual Abuse is an independent, not-for-profit organisation established to increase understanding of child sexual abuse, promote effective ways for protecting children, guide best practice responses and pathways to healing for survivors, and reduce the harm it causes.
The National Centre is a joint venture between Blue Knot Foundation, The Healing Foundation and the Australian Childhood Foundation with initial funding from the Australian Government. The three organisations have united to form an Australian-first partnership that will commission critical research, evaluate interventions and therapeutic programs, raise community awareness, reduce stigma and provide training.
The National Centre will give voice to the experiences of survivors of all ages, life stages and communities. It will work in collaboration with survivors, major research institutions, representatives from state and commonwealth governments, service providers, schools, and law enforcement agencies.

Benefits & Culture 

  • Play a leading role impacting children and survivors of child sexual abuse.
  • Be part of the management team of this growing organisation
  • Flexible location – remote role
  • Salary packaging available

The Role
In this role you will manage the finance, business operations and corporate responsibilities of the National Centre.  This role will position the Centre to deliver on its contractual and operational obligations, while ensuring responsive and strategic systems are in place to monitor and continually improve quality, performance and exceed financial targets to drive sustainability and growth.
This role is key to streamlining the policies, systems and processes within a robust financial framework and relevant standards to support the National Centre to meet and exceed its strategic objectives. Other responsibilities in this role include;

  • Developing, implementing and managing the financial framework, models and budgeting
  • Leading the delivery of human resource services for the National Centre
  • Manage administrative, physical and facilities’ resources to meet requirements of a virtual Centre
  • Develop strategies and execute the implementation, maintenance and upgrades of technology and data management
  • Establish and implement policies, protocols and guidelines across the organisation.

Skills Required

You will have demonstrated ‘hands-on’ leadership experience and extensive involvement with an NGO/charity in a financial and operational management role. Demonstrated experience in managing organisational budgets and financial affairs to meet accounting standards and financial frameworks is essential for this role.
You will also possess:

  • Strategic planning, facility and resource management experience
  • Strong financial and budget management, reporting and analytical skills
  • Understanding of human resources and personnel management
  • Strong IT, data, quality and risk management skills
  • Proven change management skills and the ability to adapt in a dynamic environment
  • Innovative thinking with demonstrated capability to work with others to problem solve

If playing a major part in this watershed time for our country giving a voice to the experiences of survivors of all ages, life stages and communities then please submit your expression of interest including a cover letter responding to the skills required above and a resume. Alternatively call Hayley Martin on 02 8243 0570 to discuss your interest.

Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

How to apply


Please quote in application: Finance & Operations Manager via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Finance_and_Accounting, #Management, #Operations_Management
Sector: #Mental_Health, #Youth_and_Young_People


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