NGO Recruitment’s NFP Hiring insights and salary snapshot 2022

Finance Manager

Organisation Name Sunnyhaven Disability Services
Location Sydney
Date Posted 2022-11-03
Job Type Full-Time
Job Number 877447
  • Growing community based disability organisation
  • Report to the CEO and be part of a small, committed executive team
  • Kogarah location with potential WFH flexibilty


The Organisation
Sunnyhaven Disability Services offers a range of accommodation, early intervention and day program options for people with a disability. Sunnyhaven has a 70-year history in the St Georges area, providing individualised services for people living with disability, helping them to grow, thrive and assisting them to build on their strengths.

Benefits & Culture
  • Manage and lead the finance team
  • Generous salary + super + salary sacrifice
  • Off street parking

The Role

Reporting to the chief executive officer and the Board, the financial manager is responsible for accounting and audit compliance, adherence to all industrial awards, agreements and contracts for services and ensuring the financial stability of the organisation through cost effective operations.

Specific responsibilities include the creation of the annual budgets, monitoring and reporting on outcomes as well as providing accurate and timely financial reports to the CEO, Board and other stakeholders. You will also estimate costs for additional or extended services and the implications of the NDIS system so experience is this area or similar is required.

You will Develop simple and effective systems and internal controls and manage the financial monitoring of all contracts alongside the management of property and other assets.

Overseeing the processing of payroll and accounting transactions and managing a small team of 2 is also an integral part of your role.

Skills Required

You are a qualified finance and accounting professional with significant experience in complex organisations. Relevant hands on experience will include contract management, preparation of tender documents and activity based costing.

You will have knowledge and experience of Australian Taxation requirements, Office of Consumer and Business Affairs requirements, contemporary financial management systems and audit processes.

A sound knowledge of the financial environment of working within a not for profit organisation is expected as well as a proven record working within the NDIS funding model.
Other requirements include -
  • Experience working as part of an executive team in a senior financial role.
  • Significant and proven experience in managing the delivery of supported services to people with disability.
  • Experience in a not for profit organisation or disability services

If managing and building the finances of an ethical business is a career motivator, then please submit your expression of interest including a cover letter responding to the skills required above and a resume. Alternatively call Hayley Martin on 02 8243 0570 to discuss your interest.

Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

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