About the role
In February 2020, the board endorsed a new 2030 strategy for Engineers Without Borders, Australia. This is an exciting strategy which sees the organisation consolidate and build on its strengths and refocus on the importance of engineering technological solutions that improve lives and the world we live in. The strategy articulates an urgent call to action and a recognition of the role that engineers, and the engineering community can play in leading change.
The Finance and Operations team is integral to this work, by providing and leading accounting, compliance, risk, legal, HR, IT and office management across all the countries we work in, including Australia, Cambodia, Timor Leste and Vanuatu.
The Finance and Operations Manager is a hands on role to provide a wide range of financial and operational services for the organisation.
The role is key in leading the annual budgeting and audit process.
S/he will also be involved in the development, implementation and ensuring compliance of policies and procedures, risk management, financial modelling, identifying and implementing systems improvements, grant acquittals and reviews, due diligence as well as ad hoc financial and operational projects, as and when required. There will also be involvement in HR, IT and legal matters.
Key responsibilities will include:
With an Accounting or Commerce degree, CPA or CA qualified, you will have demonstrated success in and/or proven knowledge of:
About the organisation
Organisation Name : Engineers Without Borders Australia
Engineers Without Borders Australia (EWB) is a member-based, for-purpose organisation with our National Office and staff team located in Melbourne and volunteer chapters in Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and ACT.
EWB works within Australia and overseas to improve the knowledge and physical resources of people in need via grassroots engineering programs, capacity development, and sector leadership.
With over fifteen years’ experience, EWB has three major focus areas:
At EWB, we strongly believe that every engineer can be a change agent for a socially
just and sustainable world. This belief drives EWB to lead a movement of like-minded individuals and companies working together to ensure technology is developed to make the world a better place for all.