Chief Financial Officer

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney
Reference: 3419177
Contact Name: Becky
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 29, 2022 19:01

Job Description


This well respected not for profit organisation has been around for 70+ years and has a strong community presence in Sydney, providing multiple services across Community Transport, Families & Young Children, Living with Disability, Ageing & Meals as well as facilitating great groups and events for the local community of the Metro & the Eastern suburbs of Sydney.

Join this organisation with a strong values-based culture striving to enable clients to live their best lives.


Join this organisation with an above average employer net promoter score and good retention - with a quarter of staff having worked there for 5+ years.

You will receive a thorough handover from the previous CFO.

As CFO, you will be working with a down to earth and successful CEO with  strong community sector experience as well as experience as a CFO themselves.

You will be directly managing 3 direct reports - Finance Administrator, Accounts Assistant and Business Systems Officer.

You will be joining the organisation with a total of 100+ employees.


Your role as CFO will be an initial 3 month fixed term contract with the purpose of the role to be using your strong financial accounting experience to manage the strategic development and financial management of the business, being able to steer the company with month and year end.

You will be providing financial advice, support and guidance and overall enhance the operational efficiencies. 

You will be a hands-on do-er, leading the organisation's budgeting, financial planning, control, reporting policies and practices, as well as providing financial analysis and planning that supports growth and governance.
  • Overhead cost allocation and program costing;
  • Providing financial support for the management of individual packages including budgeting, costing and statements;
  • Funding body acquittals;
  • Compliance with ATO requirements and other regulatory bodies;
  • Liaising constructively with external accountants;
  • Preparation and response to annual external audits;
  • Overseeing accounting and payroll functions 
Your role will also include oversight of corporate services, staff and volunteers and governance and risk.

  • Join an organisation with long term retention and career growth success stories! - 25% of employees with 5+ years of tenure!
  • Work for one of the largest growing industries in Australia!
  • Not for profit salary packaging up to $15,00/pa
  • Flexible working 
  • Option of part time or full time
  • Opportunity to go permanent for the right person
About You
  • You have significant financial management processes - individual package funds are an advantage 
  • You are hands on and able to manage month and year end
  • Ability to exercise managerial control, involving planning, direction, control and evaluation
  • You are passionate about working for a community / social organisation
  • A high level of interpersonal skills to resolve organisational issues, negotiate contracts, develop and motivate staff
  • Experience working for a community / NFP organisation will be highly regarded
If you are interested in this role, or know someone who is, please apply now or give me a call / email
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