Organisation Name Community Based Support
Location Hobart
Date Posted December 10, 2017
Job Type Full-time
Close Date There is no formal close date, please apply as soon as possible.
Job Number 33932
Residency You must have the right to work in Australia to apply for this role.


  • Opportunity for the General Manager to lead the strategic direction of corporate services
  • Recognised as one of Tasmania’s Employer of Choice in providing aged care, disability and carer support
  • Based in Hobart with 250 staff. A relocation package and great benefits are available


The Organisation

Community Based Support (CBS) provide aged care, disability and carer support services across Tasmania. Their work enhances the quality of life for people who are aging or have a disability  by providing the best quality support services to people in their own homes. The support is tailored to the individual person with a focus on empowering them to lead the life they choose. CBS also have an excellent range of programs specifically designed to support carers.


The Role

This is a new senior management position that will play a key role in further developing operations and driving growth. Reporting to the CEO as part of ongoing change management processes you will deliver a financial improvement plan that rebuilds the financial systems to position CBS for the future. You will also lead a highly skilled multi-functional corporate services team.

Specifically you will;

  • Drive the strategic direction of the organisation as part of the management team
  • Manage the organisation's finances providing detailed reporting and financial advice
  • Lead and inspire a multi - functional team across HR, Accounts, IT and Finance
  • Collaborate with the CEO to deliver an organisational financial improvement plan
  • Rebuild the chart of accounts including the cost centres and cost codes
  • Educate and empower staff around independent financial management
  • Drive commerciality and financial accountability across the organisation


Skills Required

You have a track record in senior financial leadership roles, with accounting qualifications including a CA or CPA and an interest in working with a community based organisation that has a hard working and down to earth culture.

Overall you will have;

  • A maturity that comes from well - rounded experiences across a range of financial projects
  • Good leadership and management skills, able to recognise potential and develop your team
  • Commercial thinking and knowledge of how to apply it in a community sector organisation
  • Excellent people skills with the ability to collaborate across an organisation to influence change
  • An interest in business improvement through the development and innovation of systems

Hobart is a fantastic place to live and work, for a candidate who is looking for the exciting challenge of reinvigorating the corporate services and financial systems of CBS a relocation package is available.



Use your finance experience to drive change within CBS who provide aged care, disability and carer support to the people of Tasmania. Please click apply, submitting your resume and covering letter in MS Word format, quoting reference #33932 or phone Emma Adams or Emma Naglieri on 03 8319 4080.

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