Accountant (12 Month Maternity Leave Cover)

Work for a more inclusive community, empower people with a disability. Join the Interchange Gippsland team!


Established in 1986, Interchange Gippsland is a highly regarded not for profit organisation that provides innovative and flexible support services to individuals with a disability and their families across the Gippsland region.


The role:

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Accountant to join our Business Operations team our Morwell or Wonthaggi office.

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience working for an established not-for-profit organisation in the community and disability sector. Broaden your skill set by overseeing the financial functions and have direct influence over systems enhancement initiatives while being supported in a vibrant, collaborative, team-focused environment

As an Accountant with Interchange Gippsland, you will undertake a range of tasks including but not limited to:

  • Undertaking a range of duties encompassing debtor and revenue management, bank reconciliations and expense monitoring;
  • Providing a range of financial reporting to the Leadership Team and the Board of Management;
  • Ensuring that the statutory financial reporting and taxation requirements of Interchange Gippsland are met within required timeframes;
  • Assisting the Manager – Business Operations and driving systems enhancement initiatives.
  • Invoice, receipt and reconcile all revenue and investigate any billing issues
  • Monitor, manage and report on debtor balances to management
  • Preparation of financial and reconciliation reports

Additional duties and responsibilities are detailed within the Position Description relevant to this role.


The details:

This is a part-time, 3 days per-week (22.5hours) twelve month maternity leave back-fill position until January 2023 – with the possibility to extend upon review.

The position is based in either our Morwell or Wonthaggi office.

To be considered for this opportunity you must have completed a Bachelor Degree in a relevant Accounting, Commerce or Business discipline.

The incumbent must have a demonstrated understanding of accounting principles and knowledge of the Australian Accounting Standards and their application. The understanding of legislation relevant to Not-for-Profit Organisations, GST, Fringe Benefits Tax, Payroll, Superannuation and WorkCover will be critical to your success in the role.

Experience with Xero Accounting Software or TCM is preferred, though not mandatory.

A current driver’s licence, employee Working With Children Check and NDIS Worker Screening Check are mandatory. If not already in possession of these checks, they can be obtained by the successful candidate.

Remuneration is in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services (SCHADS) Award at a level commensurate with experience.

Attractive salary packaging options are also available.


How to apply:

To be considered for this position, please submit a Cover Letter addressing the Job Skills Requirements, Resumé and Interchange Gippsland Application Form by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

For further information you can email or phone Andrew Lowe, Manager – Business Operations on 1300 736 765.


Applications close COB Wednesday the 12th of January 2022


All candidates interested in being considered for these exciting roles, note that Interchange Gippsland is a ‘Child Safe’ organisation and successful applicants will be required to undergo comprehensive screening.

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