Careers at yourtown

Senior Financial Accountant

Job no: 494265
Work type: Permanent (Full-Time)
Location: Milton
Categories: Accounting, Economics & Finance

yourtown is a trusted provider of services for young people, with a focus on mental health and wellbeing, long-term unemployment, prevention of youth suicide, child protection, as well as support for those experiencing domestic and family violence.

yourtown is a charitable organisation, funded primarily by the community, that powers a range of services to help children and young people realise they have the ability to tackle whatever life throws at them.

Realise your potential at yourtown

your opportunity

We are recruiting an experienced Senior Financial Accountant to join our Corporate Services team here at yourtown. In this role, you will ensure the accuracy of financial information and the facilitation of timely provision of financial and statutory reporting. You will analyse complex financial data, prepare financial statements, and collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop strategies for optimising financial performance.

As the Senior Financial Accountant, you will:

• Partner closely with our yourtown Art Union to support with timely revenue reconciliation.
• Perform specialist financial tasks and provide specialist advice, support and reporting to yourtown stakeholders.
• Have a deep understanding of accounting principles, financial regulations, and industry best practices to ensure accurate financial reporting.
• Conduct research, analyse and investigate complex general ledger and reconciliation financial management issues, and execute impactful solutions.

what we are looking for

At yourtown, we believe in doing things well and taking pride in our work. You embrace fresh ideas and ways of working, and never rest in growing, learning, and leaning into the ‘new’. In addition to this, you also:

• Hold a degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field, and hold a professional accounting registration like CA or CPA.
• Demonstrated experience in accounting and finance.
• Advanced excel skill to process a high volume of data.
• Well-developed ability to consult, liaise and negotiate with stakeholders in a clear and concise manner.
• Bring a dynamic, results-oriented attitude, and excel in an environment that embraces organisational change.
• Be a team player and willing to lean in to get the job done.

your benefits

When you join yourtown you will be welcomed into a safe, inclusive, and diverse community and an established and reputable national organisation. We are a resilient, resourceful, and dedicated team who strive to make a difference and not accept the status quo.

Your employment experience will include:

• salary sacrifice options to increase your take home pay
• opportunities for internal and external professional development
• free access to LinkedIn Learning including over 16,000 learning modules
• a genuine focus on employee health and wellbeing
• yourWellness program includes free access to Calm & Centr Apps
• access to free and confidential counselling sessions for you and members of your immediate family
• access to discounted private health insurance, banking and finance, insurance, and superannuation through our partner organisations
• an environment that genuinely values diversity and cultural capability and is an equal opportunity employer

how to apply

If you believe in the power of young people and in yourself, join team yourtown and have an amazing impact on the lives of young people, their families, neighbourhoods and the wider community in Australia.

To apply, and for a full Position Description please visit:

Contact: Lily Welch | Talent Acquisition Specialist |

yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check.

yourtown supports vaccination as the best way to keep our people and our communities safe from Covid-19. We require all employees, volunteers, students and contractors to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as a condition of employment.

"In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference"

Position Description

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