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Finance Manager

 Finance Manager
Based in Northam, WA
Contract until 30 June 2024
Salary per annum from $85,599
Full time or during school hours (negotiable)

The Opportunity
Reporting to the Corporate Services Manager, the Finance Manager is an active member of the support team in managing the financial activity of the organisation. Regular duties include accounts receivable and payable, bank reconciliations, monthly financial reports, and managing competing priorities for our project teams. The role is flexible for a full-time employee at 38 hours per week or a part time employee working Monday through Friday during school hours. Options for remote work is available after a probationary period.

 About You
The ideal candidate will have a tertiary degree or qualification in business systems or finance, or at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role. Accuracy and attention to detail will be highly regarded. To be eligible to apply you must be an Australian citizen or entitled to work in Australia, and you must have a valid Western Australian driver’s license.

About Wheatbelt NRM
Wheatbelt Natural Resource Management is a relatively small but agile non-profit organisation working in partnership with community, industry, and government to provide regional leadership and direction for sustainable land use and the conservation of natural resources in the Avon River Basin of Western Australia.

Our commitment to a vibrant Wheatbelt community that creates healthy environments and livelihoods is supported by our values to be Respectful, Accountable, Encouraging, Inclusive, and Agile.

Why Wheatbelt NRM?
The well-being of our staff is paramount, and to support this we offer the following benefits: 

  • 23 Annual Leave days per year
  • Flexible start and end times
  • Active Workplace Policy that allows for equipment and work time for fitness
  • Hybrid working from office and home to allow for flexible work-life balance
  • Annual performance reviews for structured pay increases
  • Salary Sacrifice opportunities
  • Study Assistance Policy that allows for up-skilling employees 

Selection Criteria
When applying, please address the following selection criteria

  • Tertiary degree and/ or +3 years experience in finance systems
  • Experience in MYOB would be well regarded
  • Good data management, administration and written communication skills
  • Experience in using technology to enter, extract, and analyse data for the purpose of communicating complex ideas to a wide range of stakeholders (project teams, board, community)
  • Able to approach team problems from a solution-based mindset.
  • Able to demonstrate our workplace values (Respectful, Accountable, Encouraging, Inclusive, Agile)
  • Able to manage competing priorities and deadlines
  • Demonstrate confidentiality and appropriate handling of sensitive information

How to Apply
If you are interested in applying for this position, please email and attach the following by midnight Wednesday 24 May:

  • Signed WNRM Application Form (download below)
  • Statements of competency addressing the Selection Criteria (download below)
  •  Resume or CV 

 Want to know more? Contact Jamie Valentine at for a confidential discussion. 

 Wheatbelt NRM is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce and are an equal opportunity employer. We value and strongly encourage people with disabilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply for positions within our organisation. 

Position Outcome Statement
9th May 2023
Application Form with Selection Criteria
9th May 2023