Working at Diabetes Australia

Finance Manager

There is an opportunity for a Finance Manager to join our dynamic team in Canberra, ACT, on a full-time basis. Reporting to the General Manager - Corporate Services, you will be responsible for leading a team of four, whilst managing the financial reporting, management accounting, and all other financial activities for Diabetes Australia. Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing financial and management reports and discussing key outcomes with Management;
  • Overseeing the production of financial accounts;
  • Preparing the annual budget and revising forecasts periodically;
  • Managing taxation obligations;
  • Overseeing the payroll function and human resource policies and procedures;
  • Controlling the accounts receivable and accounts payable functions;
  • Providing in-house technical accounting and taxation advice;
  • Coordinating all arrangements for annual audits, and
  • Monitoring corporate financial policies and procedures and ensuring an appropriate system of financial and accounting controls is maintained.

Diabetes Australia are seeking a CA or CPA qualified accountant, who has extensive experience in one or many of the following sectors: government, medium to large commercial environments and not for profit. A strong understanding of the preparation and management of budgets, alongside the ability to manage payroll, will be paramount to your success in this position.

You'll have a high level of computer literacy alongside a willingness to build upon this knowledge, with the ability to use Microsoft Excel in order to analyse and communicate technical data to a wide range of audiences. Candidates with experience in taxation requirements for not-for-profit organisations will be viewed favourably.

Your strong interpersonal and communication skills will ensure you can effectively build and maintain working relationships with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders. A hands-on, driven approach coupled with a strong eye for detail will ensure you flourish within this role.

You’ll have strong management experience, with the ability to effectively oversee and lead a small team, providing ongoing mentoring, advice, and performance management.

About the Benefits

Diabetes Australia would like to offer the successful candidate a competitive remuneration package up to $120,000 inclusive of super, plus taxation concessions for fringe benefits! The office is conveniently located near public transport and an on-site car park is available at a competitive price.

Diabetes Australia is seeking a high level of professionalism and high quality outputs in this key full time role. We are able to offer some flexibility in hours to best accommodate your commitments.

You’ll be entering a highly varied role where no two days are the same, as you work with, and manage, a dynamic team of professionals.

In addition, you’ll be joining a vibrant organisation dedicated to reducing the impact of diabetes on the Australian community, meaning you'll enjoy immense job satisfaction knowing you've made a difference to people’s lives!

This is an unmissable opportunity to join a vibrant not-for-profit organisation and make a difference, whilst cementing your career in financial accounting! Apply Now!


Careers at State and Territory Organisations

For information on job opportunities with State/Territory diabetes organisations, contact your local State/Territory diabetes organisation.

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