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Community Business Bureau (CBB) is a not for profit social enterprise that provides business services, consulting and salary packaging to not for profits on a fee-for-service model. We are recruiting a Finance Trainee to join our Virtual Finance Team, providing social enterprises and not for profits with access to specialist, high quality, contemporary and cost effective accounting and financial management services. This position is offered on a 24 month contract.
As structural changes in the sector are leading not for profits to more commercial business models and practice, we have seen an increased demand for our Virtual Finance Team to provide mentoring to organisations, alongside an outsourced finance function that can support not for profits to manage increasingly complex funding models, with multiple sources of income.
You will work with a variety of not for profits, providing bookkeeping, accounting and financial management services to help them build financial sustainability and achieve their social objectives. Reporting to the Senior Finance Consultant, your responsibilities include:
- delivery of fee-for-service accounting services, both face to face and via the cloud
- client management
If you are looking to develop your Finance career, this position provides a great opportunity. You will gain experience across many aspects of finance management from small through to large social purpose organisations in a supportive environment. You will also learn to manage projects and client relationships.
To be successful in this role you will have:
- sound understanding of accounting and financial management practices from data entry and bookkeeping through to financial reporting
- knowledge of contemporary financial/accounting systems, including MYOB, Xero and Reckon
- excellent interpersonal and communication skills, balancing professionalism with a personable approach
If you have recently graduated or a working towards a finance related qualification this is a great opportunity to gain a wide range of accounting experience in a supportive environment. You will learn and experience high level accounting work whilst you build competency in book keeping, payroll and other core financial skills.
This role is based in Kensington with regular work on clients’ premises, including in remote locations.
Our clients include Aboriginal organisations and we particularly welcome Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants.
Please apply through Seek including your resumé and a cover letter of up to two pages explaining how you meet the requirements of the person specification. Click here to download the job description.
The closing date is close of business Monday 10th April 2017.
Please note that applicants who do not have the legal right to work in Australia, and applicants who do not include a cover letter that specifically addresses the job advertisement will not be considered.
- Previous applicants need not apply.
- No agencies please.
- CBB is an equal opportunities employer.