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Current available opportunities:

Financial Accountant


Based in Yarrawonga, PALS Inc (PALS) assists people living with a disability, their families and carers to consider how they might live their best life. PALS assists people to meet their needs, goals and aspirations – we aim to facilitate access to the best support and services available in your communities. PALS aims to provide high quality outcome and evidence-based supports that meets individual needs.  PALS is registered to provide a wide range of supports under the NDIS.  PALS are seeking a suitably qualified finance professional for this challenging role.

Reporting to the CEO, the Financial Accountant is responsible for the preparation, processing and recording of all accounting data for the service. This includes responsibility for all activities relating to the maintenance of the service’s General Ledger. The Financial Accountant will provide accounting advice to the CEO as required to ensure that PALS Inc complies with relevant standards and legislation.

To meet the requirements of the role you will have tertiary qualifications in a relevant field. You will need to be able to demonstrate previous experience in a similar role and have strong analytical skills including the ability to develop businesses cases and prepare funding submissions. Knowledge of NDIS funding arrangements would be highly regarded. 

An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

Full position details can be obtained from our website at:

or contact Jo Lowday on: 0400 158 155. To make an application you will be required to submit: a Cover Letter incorporating a response to the Key Selection Criteria, your full CV and a completed HRS Application Form available on the HRS web site. Applications can be made online or sent by email to:

Applications close 6 August, 2021


Manager - Management Consulting

Paxton Partners

  • Specialist health and human services consultancy
  • CA/CPA qualified with at least five years’ experience post qualification
  • Collegiate team and flexible work environment

The Opportunity 

An opportunity exists to join our specialist health and human services management consultancy firm and support an expanding suite of interesting and impactful work.  

We are looking for engaging, self-motivated, team-oriented professionals with proven problem solving and communication skills who have a passion for translating data and evidence into meaningful insights. The role is suitable for experienced manager level consultants with a strong knowledge of financial and management accounting concepts.  

Working alongside the directors, this role will require you to actively contribute to building the firm’s client and business relationships, drive project design and concept development, lead project teams of experienced consultants and actively participate in delivering a diverse range of client engagements. Some interstate travel required.  

To be successful in this role you will: 

The Position:  

  • Have a track record of success in a business advisory or management consulting role
  • Be able to critically appraise, generate, analyse, collate and distil disparate data and evidence (both quantitative, including financial and numerical, and qualitative) into concise and compelling messages that influence change
  • Have outstanding written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Have sound knowledge of the health and human services sectors in Australia
  • Have proven experience working across multiple projects simultaneously
  • Be comfortable with delivering work within tight timeframes and to high quality
  • Be comfortable working in a team environment as well as autonomously
  • Be CA/CPA qualified with at least five years’ experience post qualification

Project Delivery:  

  • Project manage multiple client engagements and project teams, ensuring project timelines and budgets are achieved
  • Lead strategic approaches to analysis and problem solving
  • Apply a disciplined and systematic approach to managing quality of team outputs
  • Strategically manage communication and relationships with clients, internal and external stakeholder
  • Prepare high quality, tailored client reports in a range of formats to communicate problems and solutions in plain language
  • Lead innovative approaches to methodology development
  • Possess strong skills in the Microsoft product suite (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Business Development:  

  • Develop competitive tender proposals
  • Develop new direct business opportunities with clients through brand and service development, and strategies to identify new client opportunities
  • Work closely with the Directors to develop ongoing innovative approaches and methodologies to deliver service offerings in line with contemporary industry developments.


  • Strong financial analysis and modelling skills
  • Undertake continuous personal development to ensure currency of skills and expertise
  • Develop a personal profile of expertise and leadership in the industry or technical aspects of the solutions offered by the firm
  • Contribute to development of the team through leadership, coaching and mentoring team members.

Advantageous Skills and Experience:  

  • Working knowledge of financial and/or activity-based costing within the Australian Health Sector either through direct industry experience or in a consulting capacity
  • Experience in economic/cost-benefit and quantitative analysis is advantageous
  • Demonstrated experience in managing direct client relationships
  • Demonstrated experience in team leadership.

About the team 

Established for over 20 years, Paxton Partners has a strong reputation for providing management consulting, corporate advisory and project management services to funders, state and federal departments, private, public and not for profit healthcare providers and investors across the Australian health and human services sector.   

We believe a great job is more than just using your skills – it's also important to enjoy the work you do and the people you work with. Our company values the health, happiness and career development of every team member and we actively implement ways we can stay engaged and connected even when we aren’t in the same physical space.  We like to take a friendly approach to our internal catchups, enjoy a relaxed social chat at the end of the week and regularly host social activities. Additionally, we invite all team members to participate in the direction and growth of the firm with company-wide planning days.   

Diversity & Inclusion  

Paxton Partners demonstrates a strong commitment to diversity & inclusion. We encourage all interested applicants to apply regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, disability, gender identity or other differences.   

If you are successful in this role, we are open to discussing flexible working arrangements to make this work for everyone. 

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