Chief Financial Officer

Job Type Permanent
Reference JO-2010-101774_1603858827
Posted about 1 month ago

Our client is a leading and well respected not-for-profit organisation working with the community to enhance services and programs that benefit Deaf and hard of hearing adults and children across Australia. Our client is an organisation that has resulted from the recent merger of two organisations, Deaf Services Limited and the Deaf Society. The businesses currently have operations in New South Wales, Queensland, Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory and have plans for further growth and expansion.

The organisation has a passion for improving the capability and capacity of the communities it serves. The success can be contributed to a highly effective Leadership team and Board, and a truly inspiring workforce with a culture that is conducive to success.

The Organisation's Mission is: Standing with the Deaf community. Building capacity and influencing social change.

The Organisation's Vision is: Empowered, Connected and Achieving.

The Four Key Pillars are: Community, Leadership, Innovation & Growth and Culture & Capability.

Key services provided include:

  • Aged Care
  • Education
  • Lifestyle Support Services
  • Community Services
  • Early Intervention for Deaf children
  • Interpreting Services
  • Deaf Lottery (Art Union)

Having experienced significant growth over the last 5 years the organisation is entering into the next stage of its development and is seeking an experienced Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to provide strategic and financial leadership through this growth period.

Reporting to the CEO, the CFO is an integral member of the Executive Leadership Team and is responsible for Finance & Payroll, Information Technology, Procurement & Contracts, Plan Management Service and Performance & Compliance across all facets of the business.

We are seeking an experienced finance and business professional who is recognised for their commercial and financial acumen and strategic thinking with sound problem solving, negotiation and communication skills. You are someone who is confident in high-level stakeholder engagement and who has had success in developing and leading high performing teams.

It is essential that you have the appropriate tertiary qualifications in Finance, Accounting or Economics and can demonstrate proven success in high growth service delivery organisations. Successful candidates will be subject to satisfactory background and probity checks.

An understanding of the not-for-profit organisation will be well regarded.

To apply, click the link and upload your CV and covering letter as one (1) Word document.

For further information or to obtain a copy of the success profile please call David Reynolds on 07 3023 1009 or 0410471652, quoting ref no. JO-2010-101774.

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