At Foundation Housing we strive to be a leader in our sector and an employer of choice.

Foundation Housing understands that staff are our organisation’s most important resource. We employ around 100 people in Perth, Broome and South Hedland – people with a commitment to helping those in need secure and retain a home.
Foundation Housing provides a stimulating, positive and supportive work environment in what can sometimes be a challenging sector. Our staff are professional and empathetic people who understand that providing a safe and secure home has the potential to change lives.
The organisation has a very clear set of values that assist staff in their day-to-day dealings with tenants, residents, stakeholders and other staff. This provides a useful framework for staff and managers to check that their behaviours are consistent with these values.

If this sounds like an organisation that you can positively contribute to, please review the job vacancies section for a list of roles currently being recruited.

For any enquiries, please contact


Payroll and Accounts Payable Officer

Leederville | Full Time | Permanent
Closing Date: Monday 30 November 2020

Foundation Housing Ltd (FHL) is a not for profit organisation at the forefront of community housing. We understand that everyone needs a home and that safe, secure and affordable housing provides the basis for building other aspects of a fulfilling and healthy life. We are WA’s largest developers and managers of affordable housing for people in need, managing over 2000 homes across Perth, the Kimberley and Pilbara.

We are a successful, award-winning business driven by a cause.  We help people in need secure and retain a home by forming strong partnerships that enable us to assist far more people than working alone.  More than just accommodation, we provide a high level of service and support to help our tenants sustain their home.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, we are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Payroll and Accounts Payable Officer to join our Finance team.

You will be responsible for managing the end to end processing of payroll and accounts payable across the organisation. This includes preparation of payroll on a fortnightly basis, processing a high volume of creditor invoices and management of the company credit card process. The position will also work cohesively across the Finance team and in particular, provide support during peak periods to the Finance & Accounts Receivable Officer.

FHL provides a stimulating, positive and supportive work environment in what is a rewarding and sometimes challenging sector to work in. We offer attractive remuneration and benefits, including salary packaging.  This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading not-for-profit organisation and bring together a range of different community services into one outcomes focused team.

Please visit and click on “download application pack” to obtain a copy of the job description and essential criteria.

If you require additional information please contact Roisin Carmody, People and Culture Team on

When applying for this position, please include a copy of your current resume and a cover letter, which addresses three of the essential criteria.

Applications close on Monday, 30 November 2020 at 5pm. Interviews will be held on Thursday, 3 December 2020 for those who are shortlisted.

Foundation Housing Limited is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with a disability, people who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander or those from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Final applicants for this position will be asked to provide a National Police Check.