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Conservation Volunteers Australia aspire to be Australia’s conservation engagement experts, providing pathways for people to connect to and to take action for nature.

Now in its 40th year, Conservation Volunteers Australia has engaged millions of people in communities nationwide to lend a hand to nature, making enormous contributions to conservation, enhancing the physical and mental well-being of communities around the country, and promoting practical connections to our unique natural heritage.

Over the next few years, we will be building, nurturing and activating a massive community of people across the country – our ambition is that this community of Nature Stewards will grow to be 1 million people strong.

Finance & Contracts Coordinator, Victoria

The Finance and Contracts Coordinator is responsible for providing support to assist with Budget preparation, ongoing maintenance and coordination of Funding Contracts, Financial Reports and Acquittals and other Finance functions across Australia and New Zealand.

Job Type:               Part Time-Fixed Term until 30/06/2023 (Possibility for Full Time-Ongoing)

Location:                Remote role within Victoria

Department:           Finance

Hours Per Week:   22.8 (Flexible days across the week)

Annual Salary:       $62,000 p.a. (Pro rata basis)

Essential Qualifications & Experience

  • 3-5+ years relevant demonstrated experience in accounting, finance and/or funding contract management including bookkeeping, data entry, preparation of funding financial acquittals and contract management OR studying towards a relevant qualification with less experience and the capacity to learn on the job.
  • Demonstrated experience and motivation to support a range of stakeholders in the delivery of financial and contract management.
  • Exemplary communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated capacity to work successfully within a team including the effective management of competing priorities and ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Intermediate to Advanced computer skills and experience across multiple platforms including Microsoft Office suite and an accounting software package preferably Xero or similar
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and think creatively when tackling a problem
  • An ability to follow specified policies, procedures and internal controls

If this opportunity excites you, download a full position description below.

Download Position Description

Applications including resume, cover letter and responses to Key Selection Criteria are to be submitted via the application form on CVA’s website.


Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested, we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Enquiries can be directed to the HR Coordinator by calling 1800 032 501 or email .

CVA is a Child Safe Organization and an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with a disability, those who are gender-diverse or from a culturally and linguistically diverse background are encouraged to apply.