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  • Abbotsford, Melbourne
  • Full time (38 hours pw) fixed term 12 month contract
  • $111,987 pa + 10.5% super + generous salary packaging benefits + bonus leave 

About Us

The Children’s Ground Approach is Australian designed with First Nations peoples. We are committed to systems change to ensure dignity, justice and equity for all children and families. Our work focuses on national reform as well as evidencing a new way of working. The Children’s Ground Approach is a whole of community, whole of life approach. We partner with a community over the course of a generation, led by local expertise, vision and intelligence. Together, we create and deliver an integrated system that is centred on learning, development and wellbeing that responds to the child and their family through the key transition points from pre-birth to young adulthood.

Our approach recognises the cultural, social and economic strength of communities and builds on this to equip children for opportunities locally, nationally and globally. To learn more about Children’s Ground and the work we do, visit our

About the Role

The Finance Manager is key role that forms part of the Children’s Ground management team. Reporting to the Finance Director, the primary function of this position is to provide day to day management of the finance function and direction and guidance to all Finance and Payroll staff. As a member of the management team in a relatively new organisation, the incumbent will directly contribute to the organisational strategy, decision making, and operations development required to build a sustainable and outcomes focussed organisation.

The incumbent will be responsible for Financial Planning and Management, Accounting and Administration, Payroll, Reporting & Compliance, Service Management

About You

You will have a passion for social justice and the rights of First Nations people and will be highly motivated by making change.

How to apply

Please apply via Seek where you will be asked to upload a resume and a cover letter detailing why you want to work with Children’s Ground and how your skills and experience match the position description located on our website.

Applications will be reviewed and shortlisted as they are received, and applications close Monday 1 May 2023.

We encourage and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply for all roles at Children’s Ground.

Position description

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