Finance Manager

About Us"My hope is that in 25 years’ time, housing poverty will be history. Easier said than done, but can we ignore this crisis at hand?" Steve Bevington - Managing Director of Community Housing Limited.CHL was founded by Steve who has lived experience of homelessness and is now the Managing Director. Steve believes everyone has the right to a safe and secure home.Become a part of our multi-award winning not for profit organisation, managing over 11,000 new and existing properties. Join our collaborative team culture so we can together deliver the best possible service and outcomes and can make a meaningful impact on the lives of people experiencing homelessness. Support people living on low to moderate incomes, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and those living with a disability.The RoleWe are looking for a committed and capable individual with a strong work ethic to join our Finance team as Finance Manager for VIC, where the role is split 35% financial accounting and 65% management accounting. You will be responsible for CHL’s activities including all internal and external reporting within specified time frames: financial analysis, monthly management reporting, and other ad-hoc tasks within the broader Finance team. Your exceptional communication and relationship management skills will ensure you excel in the role, as you work in partnership with a range of stakeholders across the business.About YouTo be successful for this role, you will be a Chartered Accountant or Certified Practicing Accountant with a minimum 5 years’ experience in an operational accounting role in financial and management accounting. You will be well practiced in developing budgets, month end journals, variance analysis and have an Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office.Essential Criteria:Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities in short time frames.A positive and resilient approach to achieving work objectives, while encouraging a culture of sound financial practice.Demonstrated talent for building relationships and working in partnership with others.Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate with a variety of stakeholders.Demonstrated ability to work independently and manage remote working relationships.Strong and effective decision-making skills, demonstrated strategic thinking and supportive of continuous improvement culture.A commitment to the right of all people to affordable and sustainable housing.Please note that satisfactory police check is required for all staff and those with client related responsibilities are required to provide a NDIS and Working with Children Check (WWCC).As an equal opportunity employer, CHL works closely with people from a diverse range of backgrounds. CHL acknowledges the traditional Aboriginal owners of country throughout Australia and we pay our respects to them, their culture and their Elders past, present and emerging.CHL is committed to the health and safety of our people and our clients. All CHL employees are required to comply with applicable government health directives and CHL’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.Click here for a copy of the Finance Manager Position Description 110000 AUD Box Hill 3128