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Organisation : The Royal Childrens Hospital Foundation

Location : Melbourne (Parkville)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Foundations, Trusts & Philanthropy

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 12 Aug, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : The Royal Childrens Hospital Foundation

The RCH Foundation is going through an exciting period of growth as we move towards our ambitious 2030 Fundraising Strategy, and there are a number of new opportunities across the organisation, both now and in the near future. This is your opportunity to join a team of passionate and caring individuals and help chart the path forward for the future of paediatric healthcare.

About the role

The Financial Accountant is a key member of the Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) Foundation’s Finance Team, which is responsible for the day-to-day financial operations of the Foundation.  The position works closely with the Finance Team to coordinate all regular functions and the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in the preparation of reporting and longer-range planning.


The position is responsible for:

  • Manage the distributions of funds to RCH monthly
  • Coordinate and prepare regular reporting including tied funds
  • Manage and coordinate intercompany transactions with RCH
  • Manage the fixed asset register
  • Manage and coordinate rental income and outgoings
  • Assist with monthly Executive and Board reporting
  • Assist with the preparation on budgets and forecasts
  • Assistance in other financial activities, including maintaining of the general ledger


To be successful: 

  • Tertiary accounting qualifications plus professional certification in Accounting and a minimum four years’ experience in a similar role with extensive budget experience
  • Clear understanding of and personal commitment to the mission and values of the Foundation
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills, with attention to detail and the ability to work under own initiative
  • Effective time management and problem-solving abilities and working to strict deadlines and initiative and a pro-activeness to workload
  • High level of maturity and ability to exercise discretion in dealing with sensitive information


What we can offer you:

  • A creative and collaborative culture, focused on the advancement of child and adolescent health
  • An incredibly supportive and creative team environment, working alongside other highly talented professionals who strive for greatness every single day
  • A strong commitment to your professional development, personal development and mental health
  • A truly flexible hybrid working model
  • Salary packaging (which can add up to $15,900 in tax-free pay per year)
  • Paid parental leave
  • Professional development plans & ongoing training

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


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

Profession: #Finance_and_Accounting
Sector: #Foundations_Trusts_and_Philanthropy


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