Finance Manager

Cultura is the new organisation resulting from the merger of Geelong Ethnic Communities Council (trading as Diversitat) and Multicultural Aged Care Services Geelong (MACS). 

Our Purpose: Provide innovative services to support, care for and celebrate culturally diverse individuals through their life journey 

Our Vision: Empowering diverse individuals and communities to reach their full potential 

Our Values: Inclusion Integrity Sustainability Kindness 

MACS and Diversitat have been serving the Geelong community for more than 40 years with a focus on our multicultural communities. As the new entity, Cultura operates across various sites delivering a range of services including residential aged care, home care and aged support services, settlement, training and education, financial counselling and disability support. We also operate a range of social enterprises including The Pulse community radio and various community events including the popular Pako Festa.

The Role:

The Finance Manager provides operational leadership of the Finance team to ensure that Cultura achieves its service and organisational objectives. 

Working closely with the General Manager of Corporate Services, the Finance Manager is accountable for the development, implementation and evaluation of the Finance Divisions’ performance against the strategic and operational goals.

The role must ensure a focus on the needs of our programs and services’ financial management and sustainability, so that Cultura consistently meets expectations and improves community outcomes. As a leader this position must always model behaviour aligned to the Cultura values of Inclusion, Integrity, Sustainability, and Kindness.

This role provides operational thought leadership on the relevant professional discipline and content areas that are intrinsic to the position. As a subject matter expert on the specialist areas of the role, it assists to inform and guide the policy, frameworks and operational decisions of Cultura for the functions covered within the position.

About You:

  • Experience managing multi-disciplinary teams and demonstrating effective leadership;
  • Focus on continual improvement and innovation in the development of systems and processes;
  • Degree in commerce/accounting, with professional accounting membership (CPA/CA);
  • Contemporary knowledge of IT systems and processes;
  • Business partnering with organization and varying levels of financial literacy;
  • Ability to be hands-on in the detail as well as take a broad view on occasions;
  • Strong analytical skills with a solutions-focus;
Requirements:

Applications should include a cover letter that outlines why you believe you would be great for the position and a current resume. To apply, send your application to [email protected] with ‘Finance Manager’ as the subject line.

Employment is subject to the satisfactory completion of a Police Record Check, Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check, Work Rights Check, and providing evidence of sufficient COVID 19 vaccinations. Cultura will pay for the costs associated with Police Record Check and Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check.

We welcome applications from all diverse backgrounds including individuals that identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTIQ+, and individuals with disabilities or culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

For more information or if you have any questions, please contact the following points of contact – 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to arrange an interview.

Applications Close:
October 9, 2022

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ABN: 71 355 229 834

Multicultural Community Services Geelong Inc. trading as Cultura

Cultura acknowledges Aboriginal traditional owners of country throughout Victoria and pays respect to their cultures and elders past, present and emerging.

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