Australia: Work with us

The Fred Hollows Foundation is a successful and well respected International Development Organisation. 

We are committed to supporting employment opportunities for local people within the countries where we work. Before applying for a position with us, please ensure you have the appropriate eligibility to work.

We appreciate the time every applicant takes to express their interest in working at The Foundation and have included some additional information to assist you with your application.

We welcome all enquiries regarding employment, however all current available positions for Australia will be listed below. 

The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas where we work. Applicants are advised that The Foundation reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment.


International Senior Management Accountant

  • Are you a senior management accountant looking for an exciting new challenge?
  • A new leadership role in an organisation continuing to grow globally.
  • Based in Rosebery

Come and join our international development organisation where we are ensuring that the vision of Fred Hollows lives on.  We are working to eradicate avoidable blindness by 2020, and are committed to working with partners to bring about change that is sustainable and reaches even the most vulnerable communities.

The International Senior Management Accountant is responsible for ensuring a high standard of support, analysis and financial reporting for the International Programs Division that spans our Global, Regional and Country offices. This role will also ensure compliance with our global financial policies and monitoring the external audits of these offices. Additionally, you will focus on building capacity of the Global Finance Team and promote and develop effective use of our integrated finance systems across our international reach.

To be successful you will have demonstrated experience across a variety of industries in developing divisional or country budgets and forecasts, and providing astute decision support to senior management, preferably in international development or the NGO sector but similar commercial sector backgrounds will be viewed just as favorably. Key to your success will be the ability to articulate complex financial information of a simple and concise manner to a non-financial audience. You will also have strong analytical and problem solving skills, ability to meet conflicting deadlines, and capacity to work within a small diverse and busy team in a rapidly changing environment. Additionally, your will possess the ability to build and maintain productive external and internal stakeholder relationships, working closely with internal teams to build their understanding of financial performance.

Applications can be made via the online job application form and should include a resume and covering letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description.

Alternatively for a confidential discussion, please call Bree James, Recruitment Specialist on + 61 (02) 8741 1962. Please note the office is closed over the Christmas and New Year period, if you have any questions please send them in an email to: employment@hollows.org

Closing date for Applications: 11th January 2015. Interviews are expected to be held from mid to late January.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas where we work.  Applicants are advised that The Foundation reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment.


Senior Management Accountant

  • Are you an astute senior accountant?
  • A new leadership role in an organisation continuing to grow globally.
  • Based in Rosebery

Come and join our international development organisation where we are ensuring that the vision of Fred Hollows lives on.  We are working to eradicate avoidable blindness by 2020, and are committed to working with partners to bring about change that is sustainable and reaches even the most vulnerable communities.

The Senior Management Accountant will develop and support systems by providing technical support and guidance to the Finance team. This role will have leadership responsibility for preparing Divisional financial statements, improving the treasury function and ensuring the divisions comply with the Foundation’s financial policies and procedures. Additionally, you will assist with the production of statutory accounts for Hong Kong and United Kingdom divisions, and the Indigenous Australia programs.

To be successful in this leadership position, you will be able to demonstrate experience at a senior level in producing high quality financial reports that support the needs of the users, and strong ability to analyse, interpret and communicate financial information often to non-financial stakeholders. Experience in understanding of foreign currency reporting, knowledge of treasury functions within a medium sized organisation, and developing projection models is essential. Key to your success will be the ability to articulate complex financial information of a simple and concise manner to a non-financial audience. You will also have strong analytical and problem solving skills, ability to meet conflicting deadlines, and capacity to work within a small diverse and busy team in a rapidly changing environment. Additionally, your will possess the ability to build and maintain productive external and internal stakeholder relationships, working closely with internal teams to build their understanding of financial performance.

Applications can be made via the online job application form and should include a resume and covering letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description.

Alternatively for a confidential discussion, please call Bree James, Recruitment Specialist on + 61 (02) 8741 1962. Please note the office is closed over the Christmas and New Year period, if you have any questions please send them in an email to: employment@hollows.org

Closing date for Applications: 11th January 2015. Interviews are expected to be held from mid to late January.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas where we work.  Applicants are advised that The Foundation reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment.

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