Manager, Finance Job at Environment Energy and Science in Sydney NSW

Manage finance and major funds in a dynamic and purpose-driven organisation

Ongoing role based with real flexibility

TRP starting from $140,323pa + superannuation, commensurate with experience

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Manager, Finance to deliver financial management and funds and investment management for the NSW Biodiversity Conservation Trust (BCT).

About the NSW Biodiversity Conservation Trust

The NSW Biodiversity Conservation Trust (BCT) is a not-for-profit statutory body, established under Part 10 of the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 and managed by a Board appointed by the Minister for the Environment. The Trust’s roles are to support and encourage landholders to enter into agreements to conserve and protect biodiversity on private land, guided by the government’s Biodiversity Conservation Investment Strategy; secure biodiversity offsets when developers choose to pay into the Biodiversity Conservation Fund; and other activities that promote greater awareness of, appreciation and understanding of, biodiversity and the importance of conserving it.

The NSW BCT falls within the portfolio responsibilities of the Minister for Energy and Environment, and forms part of the NSW Government’s Planning, Industry and Environment cluster.

About the Role

Operating as a financial management expert, the role requires leading and managing the BCT’s Finance team to engender an engaged and high-performance team; and lead the BCT’s financial management, including in budgeting, accounting and reporting.

Central to the role is implementing the BCT Board-approved Funds and Investment Management Framework, managing payments in and out and the significant assets held in the Biodiversity Conservation Fund and the Biodiversity Stewardship Payments Fund.

Success in the role is to provide and/or coordinate expert financial advice on payments, taxation, grants, loans and other financial aspects of BCT’s engagement with landholders.

Also vital to the role is understanding the BCT’s business strategies, including in the complex biodiversity credit market; maintaining and implementing the BCT’s asset allocation strategies; and supporting the Director and CEO in managing the BCT’s financial risks and investment market exposures in real property, biodiversity credit inventories and managed funds.

To be successful in the role you require extensive experience in a similar role and operating environment, with a focus on financial management with similar scale.

Essential Requirements

Relevant tertiary qualification and full membership of a professional accounting body, as well as a record of ongoing professional development.

For more information on the role, read the full Role Description here.

To Apply

We look forward to receiving your application, including a copy of your resume and cover letter expressing your interest and suitability for the role. The information provided in your application needs to show how you meet the focus capabilities and other essential requirements of the role.

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Salary commences at $140,323pa + super + leave loading.

Applications close Monday 28 September 2020 at 11:55pm.

Should you require further information about the role please contact Paul Elton (CEO) on 0408 213 508 or via [email protected]

A?recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary roles of the same role or role type that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months.

Our Commitment to Flexible Working

The BCT, as part of the Planning, Industry and Environment cluster, is committed to reflecting the NSW community it serves. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity and delivery of high-quality services. We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements and encourage our people to explore new ways of working – including part-time, job-share or working from different locations. Everyone can ask about it.?

Our Commitment to Diversity

The BCT is an inclusive workplace for all people. We recognise that we operate in a diverse community and welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees and people with disability.

About the Company

Company: Environment Energy and Science

Company Location:  Sydney NSW

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