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Vacancy: Financial Controller

The Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) is seeking a self-driven, innovative an experienced and self-driven accountant/Financial Controller.

About the role

EMF is looking for an experienced and self-driven accountant/Financial Controller to join our small but collaborative and supportive team.

Reporting to the General Manager, you will have responsibility for EMF’s financial management and reporting. Key responsibilities include:

  • Undertake all aspects of EMF’s financial operations including: processing supplier and debtor invoices, accounts reconciliations, payroll processing, preparation and lodging of PAYG, BAS and Superannuation, and month-end processing (this function will be supported by the Office Administrator);
  • Ensure the accuracy, integrity and timeliness of all financial accounting and reporting;
  • Prepare and present financial reports at EMF Board and committee meetings;
  • Prepare the annual budget for Board approval in conjunction with the General Manager;
  • Manage EMF’s annual audit process and preparation of Financial Statements in line with relevant accounting standards, including liaising with external auditors as necessary;
  • Ensure financial obligations and reporting meet all statutory reporting obligations.

To be successful in this role, you will possess a ‘roll-up your sleeves’ can-do attitude.  We envisage this appointment being approximately 2 days per week with negotiable hours.

For a detailed Position Description, please email EMF’s Grants Officer Dee Tierney via dee.tierney@emfoundation.org.au

Benefits and perks

This is a unique opportunity to work for a Brisbane-based research funding organisation focused on emergency healthcare. As an innovative, not-for-profit organisation, EMF offers a positive, supportive and rewarding work environment. You will have the opportunity to:

  • Define the role and work independently;
  • Have some flexibility around work hours when required;
  • Be part of a small but dedicated, dynamic and close-knit team;
  • Benefit from salary packaging;
  • Work in an inner-city location.

Skills and experience

You must be a qualified CPA/CA and have a minimum of 5+ years in a similar role, ideally within the not-for-profit, health and/or research sectors. You have strong attention to detail, a sound understanding of financial accounting principles as well as strong communication skills and an ability to translate numbers into meaningful and easily understood reports.

Experience working with boards and committees and an understanding of corporate governance will be highly regarded.

How to apply

Please provide a short cover letter to dee.tierney@emfoundation.org.au outlining why you are interested in and would be successful in this role and provide a CV.

For further queries please email the General Manager, Dr Angie Nguyen Vu, angie.nguyenvu@emfoundation.org.au and she will either respond via email or by phone.

Closing date

Review of applications will begin on 17 June and continue until the position is filled. 

Vacancy: Grants Officer

The Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) is seeking a self-driven, innovative an experienced and self-driven Grants Officer.

About the role

EMF is looking for an experienced and self-driven Grants Officer to join our small but collaborative and supportive team.

Reporting to the Research Manager and working with the Grants Associate, you will be responsible for supporting the full range of grants administration tasks at EMF. Key responsibilities include:

  • Support all aspects of grant round administration, including prepare documentation, verify accuracy and completeness of grants information, liaise with grant applicants and reviewers, and organise meetings;
  • Support post-award grant management, including coordinate  grant reporting / acquittal obligations, provide administrative support to EMF staff, grant recipients and administering institutions to ensure compliance and resolve issues as required;
  • Ensure appropriate maintenance of grants information and documentation on SmartyGrants and EMF’s shared drives;
  • Support EMF staff, grant recipients, Board and committees with research related queries.

To be successful in this role, you will possess a ‘roll-up your sleeves’ can-do attitude and meticulous attention to detail.  We envisage this appointment being approximately 3 days per week with negotiable hours.

For a detailed Position Description, please email EMF’s Grants Officer, Dee Tierney via dee.tierney@emfoundation.org.au

Benefits and perks

This is a unique opportunity to work for a Brisbane-based research funding organisation focused on emergency healthcare. As an innovative, not-for-profit organisation, EMF offers a positive, supportive and rewarding work environment. You will have the opportunity to:

  • Define the role and work independently;
  • Have some flexibility around work hours when required;
  • Be part of a small but dedicated, dynamic and close-knit team;
  • Benefit from salary packaging;
  • Work in an inner-city location.

Skills and experience

You must have a minimum of 2+ years in a similar role, ideally within the not-for-profit, health and/or research sectors. You have sound knowledge of grants administration processes, excellent communication and organisational skills as well as a good understanding of project management.

Experience with SmartyGrants or a similar online grants management platform is essential.

How to apply

Please provide a short cover letter to dee.tierney@emfoundation.org.au outlining why you are interested in and would be successful in this role and provide a CV.

For further queries please email the General Manager and Research Manager, Dr Angie Nguyen Vu, angie.nguyenvu@emfoundation.org.au and she will either respond via email or by phone.

Closing date

Review of applications will begin on 17 June and continue until the position is filled. 


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