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Head of Finance, Risk & Compliance

Organisation Name NGO Recruitment
Location Sydney
Date Posted 2022-07-20
Job Type Contract or Temp
Job Number 940865
  • Oversee and lead the organisation's financial function
  • Offices in Alexandria, with some WFH flexibility
  • 3 month contract with possibility to extend


The Organisation
Our client is an organisation focused on transforming the lives of disadvantaged youth and their community’s future. They deliver a range of support for young people, including crisis accommodation and housing services, alcohol and other drugs counselling, life skills and employment programs, cultural support and community engagement. 
The Benefits
  • Close to main public transport routes
  • Work with an experienced NFP team focused on improving processes
  • Flexible working arrangements with some WFH opportunities
  • Working 4 or 5 days per week for a minimum of 3 months with a possible extension
The Role
Reporting to the CEO, you will be responsible to:
  • Attend meetings with the Board and report on any risk & compliance matters
  • Lead the organisations’ financial projections and budgeting process
  • Oversee and manage all financial reporting on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • Assume accountability for statutory compliance with ASIC and fundraising authorities
  • Mentoring a small team of 4 people with emphasis on compliance tasks
Skills Required
You will have experience in the NFP sector and be an advocate for improving the welfare of disadvantaged communities. You will also hold:
  • Tertiary qualifications in Accounting or preferably be CPA qualified
  • A successful track record in leading a range of financial and management accounting activities
  • Experience in working with board members and committees
  • Natural leadership abilities with an effective communication style
  • Knowledge of various accounting software systems
If you are a talented finance leader interested in contributing to the lives of Australia’s young people, please apply by sending your CV with a cover letter responding to the skills required section above. Alternatively, please call (02) 8243 0570 or email

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