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Reference Number 21696
Position Title Finance Manager
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Location St Vincents Hospital - Fitzroy
Department Foundation
Hours per Week 36
Position Summary
  • Permanent Full Time Position 
  • Foundation Department
  • Excellent benefits including salary packaging
About St Vincent’s
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent’s Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 5,000 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.
About Department
St Vincent’s Hospital Foundation is located on the Fitzroy campus and its purpose is to support excellence in research, medical innovation and care by raising funds for the Public Hospital.  The Foundation team is a diverse group of fundraisers with expertise in major gifts, direct mail, bequests, major events, community fundraising, digital fundraising, grants submissions to Trusts & Foundations and database administration.
About the Role 
Reporting to, and working closely with the Foundation Director, the Finance Manager is responsible for the ‘hands on’ day to day financial administration of the department. This role will be responsible for donation processing, receipting, and disbursement of funds, data entry, preparing timely and accurate financial accounts and providing insightful monthly management reporting. The successful applicant will also develop and implement effective financial policies and controls which effectively support the Foundation’s day to day requirements and long term strategic plan.
  • Provide overall financial administration, including managing all Accounts Payable, Receivable, Banking and GL maintenance
  • Oversee all financial accounting, reporting and compliance requirements
  • Work with the Foundation Team to co-ordinate and manage the annual budget process
  • Use financial and operational data to prepare accurate and insightful monthly financial forecasts reports which provide stakeholders with the ability to measure and understand trends in the financial and operational performance of the Foundation
  • Where required, work with the Foundation Director to develop and enhance procedures and controls to ensure robust compliance processes and systems are in place to meet corporate governance and audit requirements
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • Be tertiary qualified and also hold a CA/CPA qualification or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role in either non-profit or commercial environment
  • Have previous experience in the Not for Profit sector (exposure to the Healthcare sector would be highly advantageous) and ideally previous financial reporting exposure in a fundraising or revenue generating business environment
  • Prior exposure to software platforms such as Raiser’s Edge is highly desirable and advantageous, but not essential
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff Health Centre
  • Staff Car Park
All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by The Victoria Police.
Contact Person Katerina Kantalis
Contact Number 92313365
Closing Date 26/10/2017
Position Description
Position Description Finance Manager - Oct 2017.pdf