Finance Officer

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Finance Officer

WaterAid Australia

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About Us:

WaterAid’s vision is of a world where everyone has access to safe water and sanitation. Our mission is to transform lives by improving access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in the world’s poorest communities. WaterAid works with partners to maximise its impacts for policy change/influence.                                                            

WaterAid works through supporting local organisations and government authorities to design and demonstrate appropriate and sustainable WASH programs. WaterAid also seeks to influence policy change through government and other key sector actors to secure and protect the right of poor people to safe, affordable water and sanitation services.

About the Role

Under the supervision of the Senior Accountant and Programs Finance Manager, this position will perform general accounting duties including accounts payable and receivable, processing of corporate cards, review and processing of Country Program monthly transactions and provide general support as required to the Organisational Systems & Support team and Country Program Operations Managers.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Degree in accounting
  • Ability to learn quickly and to be adaptable
  • Reliable, with a strong sense of responsibility and work ethic
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • A team player with the ability to build strong relationships with colleagues
  • A working style that reflects WaterAid’s values of Respect, Accountability, Courage, Collaboration, Integrity and Innovation
  • Experience with XERO, Reckon Online or SunSystems will be highly regarded

We are seeking a self-motivated individual who is able to work effectively within a small knit team environment. This position is suitable for applicants who are looking to establish a solid foundation at the start of their finance career and looking to grow rapidly with a wide variety of skills,

Details of how to apply

Please submit your application to [email protected] by COB 30 April 2021.

Applications for this position must include a resume and a cover letter that addresses the full Selection criteria as identified in the Position Description.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.

WaterAid is a child-safe organisation committed to the protection of the people we serve. Our recruitment and selection procedures are designed to ensure we only recruit people who are suitable and aligned with our standards on the safety of children and protection from sexual exploitation and abuse. All appointments are subject to appropriate background checks and screening.

We promote diversity and equality in all our practices. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.