Finance Officer

Hindmarsh, Australia

             12 month contract with the possibility of extension

             Hindmarsh location

             Leading SA profit-for-purpose disability organisation


About us

At Cara we have a long and proud history of over 60 years, we are a growing South Australian disability organisation with almost 1,000 employees supporting over 750 customers in respite, accommodation and Home Community Support.


As a leading disability service provider, Cara is committed to working alongside children and adults with disability to grow as individuals and live a life rich in opportunities. Our promise is ‘we find possible’.  Our work is guided by four key values – we make it personal, we are careful, we discover and create, and we are persistent

About the role:

Reporting to the Senior Finance Officer, you will be responsible for maintaining collaborative relationships with internal and external customers and stakeholders - including employees, clients, other organisations, etc., facilitating mutual improvement of work processes and the resolution of account issues.

Your competencies and qualifications:

·         Relevant qualification or demonstrated experience in a similar role

·         Desire and drive to promote Cara in a challenging and transforming environment

·         Passion and ability to adapt to new technology

·         General knowledge of Finance and Accounting concepts, processes and activities

·         Advanced level of Excel skills

·         Well-developed computer skills including MS Office suite, internet and email and management systems

·         Well-developed numeracy, language and written skills

·         Experience with financial software

·         NDIS experience (desirable)

·         Department of Human Services (DHS) current Disability Services Screening clearance




·         Salary packaging providing tax benefits available for living and entertainment expenses

·         Career opportunities in a growing organisation focused on our people

·         Supportive work environment, strong focus on offering flexibility where possible.



            How do I apply?

                     To make an application online, click APPLY now providing your Cover Letter and Resume by close of business Friday, 27 September 2019
                       You can view the Position Description here

              Visit our website at https://recruit.cara.org.au/jobs


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               For any enquiries contact the Cara Recruitment Team on (08) 8347 4588