About

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Annual Report 2022-23

Reporting on ACFID’s activities to ensure transparency and accountability

ACFID

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

Our PARTNERSHIPS

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

GOVERNANCE

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

Members

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Conference 2023

GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT 2.0
disruptive dynamics, inspired ideas

18-19 October 2023

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.

PSEAH

Improving standards, practice and culture to prevent and respond to sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.

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

Provides a thematic ‘deep dive’ into each of the nine Quality Principles in the Code

Compliance

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

Home 5 JOBS 5 Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

The Fred Hollows Foundation |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: NSW | Remote / Work From Home
Sub location(s): Sydney
  • Do you want to do work that really matters? Help us end avoidable blindness.
  • Full time permanent role based in Sydney (open to considering other locations across, QLD, NSW, VIC)
  • Flexible work from home arrangements available, no mandated days in the office!

ABOUT THE FRED HOLLOWS FOUNDATION

The Foundation is an international development organisation working to prevent blindness and restore sight.  We continue to carry on the legacy of Professor Fred Hollows, who believed every person had the right to quality eye care, no matter where they live. Over 30 years The Foundation has grown to work in more than 25 countries throughout Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and the Pacific, as well as in Australia. We have an ambitious five-year strategic plan that aims to take us even closer to realising our vision of a world in which no person is needlessly blind, or vision impaired and Indigenous Australians exercise their right to sight and good health.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Senior Accountant is accountable for assisting to produce the consolidated statutory accounts, managing day to day operations of Global Treasury function. As well as compliance with Corporate Regulatory Requirements and producing best practice with regards to audit support for the annual Global external audit.

ABOUT YOU

You will be an experienced accountant, ideally with experience working within a multinational organisation. You will have strong problem-solving skills, the ability to multitask and switch between tasks quickly and effectively. You will have strong communication skills with cross cultural understanding and a collaborative approach. This will be coupled with strong analytical, planning and organisational skills.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure the effective management of the division’s resources (financial, technical and operational) in order to achieve the Foundations strategic objectives.
  • Ensure end of year financial reporting, including the preparation of annual financial statements and external audits are completed within agreed timeframes.
  • Role Model to a high standard The Foundation’s policies and procedures Provide high quality customer service with specialist financial advice, analysis and technical assistance to internal stakeholders.
  • Provide high quality customer service with specialist financial advice, analysis and technical assistance to internal stakeholders with regards to fx payments, Investments, credit cards, banking facilities and Term Deposits.
  • Constructively contribute and collaborate with all colleagues for reporting purposes, domestic and international payments, KYC and regulatory reporting.
  • Keep up to date with changes to International Accounting Standards to produce compliant financial statements.
  • Manage the cash balances of the Foundation to ensure finance is always available to achieve the Foundations strategic objectives.
  • Manage deliverables required as part of our Finance Transformation project, including but not limited to, Global treasury strategy, fx benchmarking, Global credit card solution, Global audit plan, ERP replacement, and Statutory consolidation model.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED

  • CPA or CA Qualification with minimum of 5+ years working experience in accounting roles.
  • Sound knowledge of reconciliations, consolidated financial statements and Treasury Function
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing notes and audit supports for consolidated financial statements incorporating foreign entities.
  • Demonstrated experience in using multiple financial systems and the ability to assimilate with emerging technologies/ systems.
  • Demonstrated experience of cashflow reporting and monitoring
  • Demonstrated experience acting as a bank account administrator for a medium sized or large organisation.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain positive public relations with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience with project planning.
  • Experience with Change management.

How we recognise your contribution

Through our internal programs and employee benefits we aim to create an environment where you will feel supported and empowered.  Whether your focus is on continuous learning, professional development or finding an environment which enables you to thrive while balancing family or personal commitments, we have a range of programs in place to support you. Including:

  • Generous salary packaging – we provide access to not-for-profit salary packaging options, which will increase your take home pay, we also offer 17.5% annual leave loading.
  • Flexible work environment – we focus on output, not hours and enable you to prioritise your health and wellbeing.
  • Generous leave allowances – we offer Paid parental leave; 5 days bonus leave every year; an annual Foundation-wide “Me Day”, birthday leave; and time off for culturally significant/ceremonial leave.
  • Ongoing commitment to your continuous learning and career development – through tailored leadership and professional development programs, access to LinkedIn Learning and focused development conversations.

To find out more about our benefits click here

APPLICATIONS

Please apply directly via the “Apply” Button, please include a CV and Cover Letter. Should you have any questions regarding the opportunity please reach out to our Talent Acquisition Team at [email protected]  for a confidential conversation. Kindly note that CVs will not be considered through this email address.

Applications Close: Sunday the 9th of June 2024.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this position.
The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children and community partners in all areas where we work.  Applicants are advised that The Foundation reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment.

Please note: We will not be accepting CV’s via agencies for this role.

Closing Date: Jun 9, 2024
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