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Finance Officer - Permanent, Full Time - Glenroy 3046

• Work for a charity providing aspirational and life changing support to clients
• Key role in enabling the growth and development of our organisation

About Youth Projects

We are an independent, registered charity that provides front line support to young people and individuals experiencing disadvantage, unemployment, homelessness, alcohol and other drug issues and people looking to reengage with learning and employment. We recognise the complex and varying needs of our clients to go above and beyond, 365 days a year to provide pathways out of poverty.

Youth Projects is changing and saving lives through unique pathways into employment, training, health and life skills, harm prevention and outreach and social enterprise programs. It is a complex, yet highly successful, model that includes engagement through assertive outreach and delivering everything an individual needs in one place: primary health, life skills, alcohol and other drugs counselling, mental health, employment and training support.

Our mission is to provide high impact support, no judgement, full stop.

About the role

The Finance Officer is a hands on, critical role in administering our day to day accounts and payroll. This position reports to & will be supported by the Finance Leader to effectively manage and administer of our finance systems and complete all tasks associated with accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll for a small non-profit organisation

Skills and experience

• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a general finance, accounts or payroll position
• Experience in processing accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll
• Tertiary qualification in Finance/ Accounting (or intent to undertake)
• Be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word/Excel and Attaché or other accounting software
• Ability to manage time effectively and prioritise business needs
• Excellent Communication, written and verbal
• Ability to analyse data and trends and provide reports back to senior leaders

Benefits and perks

• Comprehensive induction and support from our training team
• Inclusive and transparent workplace culture
• Access to learning and development
• Access to Employee Assistance Program
• Diverse and collaborative team culture. Your success is our success!

How to apply

Please email applications to and include your resume and a cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the position description.

The position description can be viewed at here

Recruitment for this position will be undertaken as applications are received. The position will be filled when a successful candidate has been selected.

Application Close: 28th of April.

For further information, please contact Carlise Roberts (Youth Projects) on

Our commitment to diversity

Youth Projects values diversity and we promote a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions and encourage applications from candidates with a disability, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and indigenous candidates.

Child-safe organisation

Youth Projects has a zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to the provision of a child-safe organisation. All Youth Projects staff must undergo a Police Check and Working with Children Check prior to commencement.