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Programs Finance & Governance Support Officer

(Full Time / 2 Year Contract)

The Anglican Board of Mission (ABM), is the national mission agency of the Anglican Church of Australia and works with overseas and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities.

We have a holistic view of God’s mission. We work with Anglican Church partners and others to see lives empowered and transformed spiritually, materially and socially.

ABM is accredited with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) for its Community Development Program and is a signatory to the Australian Council for International Development’s (ACFID) Code of Conduct.

ABM is seeking a dynamic individual who will be committed to the vision of ABM.  They will be comfortable with ABM’s Anglican ethos and some knowledge of the operation of the Anglican Church is highly desirable.  It is also expected that they would have had experience in working in cross-cultural environments. 

The Programs Finance & Governance Support Officer will provide financial support to ensure the effective and efficient running of ABM’s international development programs, Anglicans in Development (AID), as well as high level administrative support to the ABM Board and Development Committee.

The Programs Finance & Governance Support Officer will have responsibility for:

  • Preparing financial statements using the company’s computer-based accounting system, BI Infor, for AID’s Community Development and Humanitarian programs.
  • Assisting Program Coordinators in the preparation of ABM and DFAT financial acquittals; reviewing partners’ Income and Expenditure Statement and Balance Sheet to ensure compliance with ABM guidelines.
  • Assisting the Chief Financial Officer and International Programs Manager to improve and update financial management systems.
  • Preparing funding agreements and funds transfers including liaising with partner staff to ensure the smooth running of AID funds transfer processes.
  • Maintaining an accurate, up-to-date and proper record-keeping system for all AID fund transfers for audit and accounting purposes and for the production of the annual budget.
  • Providing administrative support for ABM’s governance bodies.
  • Providing administrative support for ABM’s accreditation with government.



  • Tertiary qualifications in Accounting, minimum of two years working experience in a similar role.
  • Previous BI Infor experience highly regarded.
  • NFP experience an advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience in project funding and acquittal processes.
  • Familiarity with the ACFID Code of Conduct and DFAT requirements.
  • Accurate Minute taking.


Benefits: The annual salary for this role is between $58,000 - $65,000 plus superannuation, depending on candidate experience.  Ongoing training and professional development opportunities will be provided.

Download the Position Description here: Programs Finance & Governance Support Officer 

All applications should be lodged with The Rev’d John Deane – Email by Thursday 24th October 2019.