Accounts and Administration Officer

Organisation Name Australian Federation of AIDS Organisation
Location Sydney
Date Posted 2019-11-28
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Job Number 205922
  • Be part of an organisation leading efforts to end HIV transmission
  • Working across accounts, administration and business support areas
  • Located in Sydney's vibrant inner city suburb of Newtown


The Organisation
Australian Federation of AIDS Organisation is the national federation for the HIV community response in Australia. AFAO works to end HIV transmission and reduce its impact on communities in Australia, Asia and the Pacific. 
The member organisations represent the diverse communities most affected by HIV – lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intesex communities, sex workers, people who inject drugs, people with HIV and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
AFAO’s close connection with communities, provides rapid intelligence on changes in Australia’s HIV epidemic, allowing the Federation to respond quickly, and to act as a trusted communication channel to government, research and clinical partners.

Benefits & Culture
  • Attractive salary packaging
  • Close to public transport
  • Opportunity to grow into the role and undertake more responsibilities
  • Work with a progressive, open minded and inclusive team

The Role
In this full time position you will be responsible for providing support including, but not limited to finance, administration, and human resources, including the requirements of AFAO’s international projects. You will report directly to the Manager, Business Operations. You responsibilities will include:
  • Account payables & receivables functions
  • Reconciliations of bank accounts
  • Manage international funds transfers
  • Undertake payroll functions
  • Assist Manager on preparation of budgets, annual reports and grants acquittals
  • Coordinate travel requirements, coordinate building and equipment maintenance
  • Provide support and advice to AFAO’s international Office in Bangkok

Skills Required
You have good understanding of accounting principles including accrual accounting, reconciliations, payroll management and preparedness to learn more complex functions. You also have an understanding of and commitment to AFAO’s values and your experience will include:
  • Post-secondary qualification in accounting or business administration
  • High degree of confidentiality, excellent communication skills and high attention to detail
  • Experience in the Not For Profit sector
  • Experience with the accounting system XERO
  • Exposure to online banking including overseas transfers

If you want to provide high quality accounting and administration support to Australia’s national peak HIV organisation, please contact Amelia Da Mota on 02 8243 0570 or submit a cover letter responding to the skills required above and resume quoting reference #205922.

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.