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Board Director - Treasurer

Organisation Name
Location Sydney, Melbourne, WA
Date Posted 2020-09-29
Job Type Volunteer
Job Number 409300
  • Leading climate justice organisation dedicated to solving the climate crisis
  • Voluntary Treasurer position with Australia
  • NFP or commercial experience welcomed


The Organisation Australia is building a grassroots movement to stand up to the fossil fuel industry, and support a just transition from coal, oil and gas to a renewable-energy future for all. Our vision is for a future that is just and equitable, with our communities and ecosystems thriving and protected from the impacts of climate change.
We are a small, passionate team with a deep commitment to climate justice and a passion for building people-power. Australia is a charity and the local chapter of the global grassroots movement. Our purpose is to inform and educate the public about climate change and its impact on the natural environment, and encourage research into climate change.
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The Role and Skills Required
You are an experienced treasurer, non-executive director or finance manager preferably with not for profit and/or commercial experience and CPA qualified (or equivalent). 
Working closely with the CEO and bookkeeper you will provide financial management leadership to the board and ensure the financial viability of the organisation. You will regularly report the financial position at committee meetings (balance sheet, cash flow, fundraising performance). You will also oversee the production of an annual budget and necessary financial reports/returns, accounts and audits. 
You will a have strong alignment with the organisation’s vision and values, together with the passion and time to commit to a 3-year term. is committed to achieving diversity on their board of management and strongly encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability, LGBTIQ + people, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities to apply.

If you would like to use your finance skills on the board of management of an grassroots climate justice organisation dedicated to solving the climate crisis, then please apply with a cover letter and resume quoting reference #409300

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.