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Annual Report 2022-23

Reporting on ACFID’s activities to ensure transparency and accountability


ACFID is the peak body for Australian NGOs involved in international development and humanitarian action.


ACFID works and engages with a range of strategic partners in addition to our members.


ACFID is governed by its Board, ACFID Council, and various expert and governance committees.


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Meet our Members

The ACFID membership is comprised of Australian NGOs that actively work in the international aid and development sector.

Become a member

Joining ACFID means joining an experienced and powerful mix of like-minded organisations committed to good international development practice.

Membership types & fees

ACFID has two types of organisational membership: Full Membership and Affiliate Membership.

State of the Sector

The State of the Sector Report provides a comprehensive and robust analysis of the state of the Australian aid and development sector.

NGO Aid Map

ACFID’s NGO Aid Map allows the Australian public and stakeholders to explore the work of ACFID Members around the world.

Development Practice Committee

The DPC is an expert advisory group of development practitioners leading good practice within the sector.

Our Focus

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Federal Budget 23-24 Analysis

Facts and figures on how aid is presented in this year’s annual budget

Strategic Plan

ACFID prioritises a robust response to climate change and pressure on civil society in developing countries, as well as other key priorities.

Emergency Aid

ACFID Members provide vital life-saving assistance in the immediate aftermath of an emergency.

Climate Change

Action on climate change is one of ACFID’s highest priorities, as it is an existential threat to humanity and our development.

Civil Society

Civil societies are a cornerstone of regional stability and ensure that the voices of the marginalised are heard.

Supporting NGOS

Supporting NGOs as Valuable Partners.

Inclusive & locally led development

Walking the talk on inclusive development.

Humanitarian Action

Taking humanitarian action for those in greatest need.

Elevating Development

Elevating Development to the Heart of Australia’s International Engagement.


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Code of Conduct

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2022-23 ACFID Code of Conduct Review

The ACFID Code of Conduct is periodically reviewed to ensure it continues to reflect good practice and the needs of ACFID and its members.

Code of Conduct

The Code is a voluntary, self-regulatory industry code of good practice.

About the Code

Find out more about the Code of Conduct and how it operates.

Good Practice Toolkit

Overview and practical resources, and examples to support the implementation of the Code.

Spotlight on the Code

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This section outlines the responsibility to be taken by each Member to ensure compliance with the Code.

Complaints Handling

How to make a complaint and information on the Code’s independent mechanism to address concerns relating to an ACFID Members’ conduct.

Other Standards

Mapping the Code with other professional standards and principles in the humanitarian and aid sector in Australia and internationally

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Finance and Administration Assistant

Global Mission Partners |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: SA
Sub location(s): Torrensville

Finance and Administration Assistant
(Part-Time, 4 days a week. Location: Torrensville, SA)

● Do you have a passion for international Christian aid and mission?
● Do you seek to use your finance and administrative professional skills in a mission-oriented organisation?
● Do you possess 3+ years finance experience using Xero accounting software?

About Global Mission Partners
Global Mission Partners is a holistic Christian mission and development organisation, committed to transformative partnerships, internationally and with Indigenous Australians. Global Mission Partnerships is affiliated with the Churches of Christ in Australia and is fully accredited by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). It currently has programs in 12 countries across South Asia, Africa and the Pacific region.

About the Role
We are seeking a suitable candidate for the position of Finance & Administration Assistant within our Operations Team to ensure the organisation is well-run to support our partners overseas and in Australia. This position requires a positive team player with strong finance and administrative skills (min 3 years using Xero), including accounts receivable and payable, payroll and general administration so we can achieve our goal of life-changing partnerships.

This new position will report to the Financial Accountant and operate from our finance and administration office located in Torrensville, SA.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Donation Receipting:
• To receipt and process donations into Salesforce promptly and accurately.
• Ensure accurate recording of donations.
• To response to emails
• Banking and mail-box maintenance.

2. Payroll Support:
• Oversee the accurate and timely processing of payroll for employees.
• Maintain accurate employee personnel files.
• Assist in implementing and updating HR policies and procedures to ensure compliance with employment laws and regulations.
• Oversee the accurate and timely process of exempt Benefit.
• Prepare payroll reports.
• Ensure the ATO and Superannuation payments are paid within the required time frames.
• Calculation of staff leave entitlements, including long service leave, as required.
• End of financial year payroll processing. Including the balancing and production of payment through Single Touch Payroll (STP).
• Maintain payroll operations by following policies and procedures.
• Assistance with HR administration duties.
• Complete payroll reconciliations as required.

3. Bookkeeping:
• Daily bank and credit card reconciliations (XERO)
• Process invoices, expenses claims, Fringe Benefit in a timely manner.
• Maintain accurate and up to date financial records including accounts payable and receivable, general ledger entries, bank reconciliations and payroll.
• Assist with end of month financial reports and all year end duties.

4. Administrative:
• Provide general administrative support, including managing phone calls, emails and correspondence, Uploading staff meeting to Google Drive filing, ordering office supplies, other ad-hoc duties as requested.
• Provide administrative support to Operations Team, Engagement Team and Partnerships Team.

Essential Criteria:
• Tertiary qualifications in Accounting and Finance.
• 3+ years’ proven experience in bookkeeping, accounting or finance roles.
• Proficiency in XERO accounting software
• Proficient in using Microsoft Word and Excel.
• Familiarity with Salesforce CRM (preferable)
• NFP experience is preferred but not essential.
• Excellent attention to details and accuracy in financial record keeping.
• Highly organised and process driven.
• Strong Team player.
• Ability to meet deadlines.

How to Apply:
Please apply by responding to the position description requirements (max 2 pages) and
provide a CV (max 2 pages) demonstrating your relevant experience, addressed to the HR Support, Melinda Van Vuuren ([email protected]). CV-only applications will not be considered.

Applications close: Friday, 27/10/2023

Closing Date: Oct 27, 2023