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Office Manager

We are looking for an enthusiastic and organised person keen to manage our administration and financial systems to ensure SA’s peak environment body thrives. Working with a small team of paid staff and volunteers, you will ensure the organisation has the operating systems, WHS, IT, risk, financial processes and reporting in place to thrive. You will have a clear focus on the whole of organisation internal health and successful and cohesive use of the Joinery community space.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage Conservation SA’s financial processes and systems, including MYOB: general ledger, asset register, accounts payable, accounts receivable, financial and cash flow monitoring
  • Manage the delivery of payroll processing and statutory payments
  • Assist, develop and monitor budgets, including presentation of monthly project statement
  • Prepare financial, WHS and risk reports as required for presentation to EC, Finance & Audit Committee and Council
  • Ensure compliance with statutory obligations (including but not limited to BAS, GST, PAYG and ACNC)
  • Coordinate WHS activities and policy implementation in conjunction with relevant staff committees, representatives and CE.
  • Manage organisational HR systems and processes, including recruitment
  • Create and maintain effective record keeping systems, both hard copy and electronic, to meet statutory and operational requirements
  • Manage supplier accounts and contracts and identify purchasing efficiencies
  • Oversee governance support, including the effective running of Executive and Council meetings
  • Manage Joinery building services and facilities to ensure a functional and safe environment
  • Ensure effective monitoring and reporting of Joinery use

Skills & Attributes

  • A finance qualification plus two years’ experience; or five years’ experience in financial management at a senior level.
  • Extensive MYOB (or equivalent accounts/payroll software) experience and knowledge
  • Detailed knowledge of tax, financial and HR statutory obligations at a state and Federal level
  • Knowledge and understanding of HR systems, legislative requirements and best practice
  • Office management experience – preferably in a not-for-profit environment
  • Demonstrated experience of managing and directing staff
  • Demonstrated experience working with and supporting volunteers
  • Ability to relate to a range of people across the organisation including staff, members, volunteers and the public
  • High level of computer and database literacy
  • Outstanding communication skills, both oral and written
  • Demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail
  • Exceptional organisational and time management skills
  • Discernment and innovation in relation to problem-solving
  • High level of personal integrity
  • Commitment to environment and social justice issues

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Contact Conservation SA on (08) 8223 5155,, or at our offices at the Joinery at 111 Franklin Street, Adelaide.

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