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We are seeking a Finance Manager to join The Torch team!

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Seeking a Finance Manager to join The Torch team!

If you are keen to work with The Torch supporting First Nations artists to paint a brighter future for themselves and the community, then we are interested in hearing from you.
The Torch’s Mission is to inspire and empower First Nations people in Victoria whose lives have been impacted by incarceration to find new pathways beyond the criminal justice system. To achieve our mission, our Indigenous Arts in Prisons and Community Program strives to improve the cultural, social, emotional and financial wellbeing of program participants. There are currently over 700 participants in the program.

Annual turnover is in the range $3-4 million, including over $1 million in artwork sales and licensing fees generated on behalf of program participants. All income from artwork sales and licensing fees is forwarded to participants.

The Torch is looking for an experienced and motivated finance expert to join our team in this 4 day a week role. This is an exciting opportunity to join the team supporting the next phase of development and growth for The Torch.

Within a team of 24 staff, including support from an Accounts Assistant, the Finance Manager ensures that the financial operations of The Torch are carried out in an accurate, timely and efficient manner, and manages all financial processes including income and expenditure, cashflow, budgets and forecasts, payroll, tax obligations, insurance, and reporting.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

View the position description here .

Please forward any questions in relation to this role to or call Susannah Day, General Manager on (03) 9042 1236.

Applications, including a cover letter responding to the Selection Criteria, your resume with a minimum of two referees listed, should be sent to by 12 noon Monday 9th January 2023.