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Jodie Summer

Jodie joined Motivation Australia in 2011 and brought her experience as a Chartered Accountant in financial reporting, financial system development and process improvement to the team.

She has worked in the South Australian Health sector and for the international accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.  Jodie has a Graduate Diploma in Chartered Accounting (GradDipCA), Bachelor of Commerce (double major in Accounting and Management) a Cert IV in Financial Services and is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ).

Jodie is an active member of the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) Finance Community of Practice that brings together finance professionals from the Australian NGO sector to share, discuss, and reflect on financial aspects of the sector.

Role: As the Finance Manager, Jodie provides financial business advice to Motivation Australia’s employees, consultants, volunteers, partners and other stakeholders by providing: Effective strategies in managing financial performance, monitoring, reporting and analysis, budget development and forecasting; Effective financial system development, and; Expert financial operational advice and leadership.

What do you enjoy about working with Motivation Australia? I enjoy working with Motivation Australia because the work is so varied and rewarding.  It is always great to know that the work that we are doing here in Australia in an administrative role ultimately enables us to enhance the quality of life of people with mobility disabilities. I enjoy working with a fantastic team of friendly, motivated, driven, highly skilled and professional people.

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