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Accounts Officer


Reference: 4774676

  • Location: Preston
  • Full time
  • Salary - $63,000

The Opportunity

An eciting opprtunity for an Accouts Officer to join a Not for Profit organisation. You will be responsible to ensure,VACCA's financial operation is smooth, up-to-date and tax compliant.

About Us

The Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) is the largest organization of its kind in Australia. VACCA is an Aboriginal community-controlled organization that supports and advocates for the Aboriginal community. Our strength lies with our people. Our team is committed to the organisation's vision and values; advocates for our children and other vulnerable community members; and shows respect for, observance and compliance with Aboriginal cultural protocols, practice and ceremony. Our Aboriginality is what distinguishes us from mainstream services and what enables us to deliver the positive outcomes we achieve for our people

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • Commitment to VACCA's vision and purpose
  • Awareness and appreciation of Aboriginal societies and cultures and an understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal people in contemporary Australia and the diversity of circumstances of Aboriginal people
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with staff, suppliers and especially with Indigenous people
  • Good written and verbal communication skills including the ability to interact with a broad range of people
  • Experience in accounts payable and accounts receivable in a medium size entity with multiple cost centres
  • A sound understanding of internal control procedures pertaining to financial systems

How to apply

For a copy of the position description and to apply for this position, visit & enter ref code: 4774676.

For more information regarding your exciting future with VACCA, please contact Bavi Rai, Recruitment Advisor on 9287 8835

Application deadline is Sunday 28th July, 2019

Applications must include:

  • A cover letter outlining why you are applying for this position
  • A resume with your skills, experience and qualifications
  • Written responses to the key selection criteria

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply

Applications Close: 28 Jul 2019