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Financial/Management Accountant - ISMAPNG, Alphington, Victoria

Seeking an experienced Accountant for a 12-month maternity leave contract – 22.5hrs per week in the Alphington. Manage and oversee all financial activities!

The Organisation:

The Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea (ISMAPNG) is a Religious Institute of Catholic women who advance the reign of God by engaging in the spiritual and corporal works of mercy. As women of mercy inspired by the gospel and their foundress, Catherine McAuley, their mission is to live hospitality, compassion and justice. Their ministries include health, aged care, education, social welfare, advocacy and environmental sustainability.



The Role:

On offer is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Financial / Management Accountant to work 22.5 hours per week on a 12-month maternity leave contract. You will be an integral part of the team and be responsible for supporting the Chief Financial Officer in providing accounting and financial services, ensuring the effective financial management of ISMAPNG.



The Requirements:

Your general responsibilities will include all aspects of financial reporting, financial management, management accounting, cash flow management, compliance and various other accounting related duties. In addition, you will contribute a high-level of advice on management accounting matters to assist in enabling informed decision making across ISMAPNG.

To be successful in this role, we are looking for someone who has:

  • Effective, efficient and accurate Financial / Management Accountant experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Australian Accounting Standards, legislation and the Not-for-Profit sector
  • Demonstrated initiative, enthusiasm, self motivation and drive
  • The ability to prioritise and control workload arising from a broad use base
  • Prior leadership / management exposure with the ability to coach and mentor staff
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly and concisely both written and verbal
  • Sound technical accounting knowledge with the ability to question and interpret results and seek answers that appropriately justify the results
  • The ability to work in a team, actively contributing to decision making yet also work autonomously as required


Skills and Experience:

You will need to have a relevant qualification in Commerce / Finance with CA / CPA qualifications highly desirable. Working hours are flexible to fit in with your lifestyle.



The Process:

Please email your cover letter and resume to: [email protected]

or feel free to call Vivian Meloni from Complete Recruitment Matters on 0438 001 840 for a confidential discussion.



ISMAPNG is committed to creating a culture of safety and respect for all, including prioritising the safety and best interests of all children and vulnerable adults with whom we have contact.
All staff are expected to take all reasonable steps to ensure the protection of children and vulnerable adults and to comply with our safeguarding policies and procedures, including responding to and reporting all suspicions and allegations of abuse.



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