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Chief Financial Officer

Job No: 96419
Location: Grafton, NSW

  • Rewarding opportunity for an experienced CFO with socially responsible organisation in regional NSW
  • NFP/disability/community sector experience a plus
  • Attractive remuneration plus full PBI salary packaging

About the Organisation

Caringa Enterprises Ltd (Caringa) has been in operation since 1953 and is a diverse, mission-focussed for-purpose organisation based in Grafton, NSW.

Caringa provides lifestyle, supported employment, and accommodation options - whilst supporting and empowering - people with disability. The sites for operation extend from within Grafton and the Clarence Valley, and south to Coffs Harbour.

The organisation believes people with disability have a right to receive services that are planned and efficiently managed. They also believe their clients have a right to receive these services from appropriately trained staff. The Managers and Board of Directors embrace this responsibility, both ethically and under company law, contract law, WHS law and quality management system guidelines to efficiently manage the human and financial resources of Caringa to provide maximum outcomes for all people who access Caringa services.


About the Opportunity

Caringa now has an exciting executive leadership opportunity for a Chief Financial Officer to join their team on a full-time basis.

In this role, you will be primarily responsible for ensuring that the Company's financial decisions and initiatives to ensure long term financial growth and sustainability, while being responsible for Caringa's financial operations and management.

Some of your key duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Financial strategy and leadership, including risk assessment and management
  • Strategic management of all financial processes and reporting;
  • Operational supervision of all financial systems and processes;
  • Providing timely broad spectrum financial advice as requested;
  • Budget formulation and review;
  • Financial forecasting;
  • Ensuring compliance; and
  • Leading and mentoring.

What you need to succeed

To be considered for this position you will hold tertiary qualifications in finance, accounting or equivalent, a CPA membership and demonstrated experience in a similar executive-level role. Previous experience working within an NFP/disability/community sector organisation, will be highly regarded as will experience in formulating budgets for tender submissions.

A dynamic communicator and leader, you will be a collaborative team player, liaise well with internal and external stakeholders and will be confident in explaining complex financial processes and information to a lay audience. 

Importantly, Caringa is looking for a strategic thinker with high-level analytical problem-solving and critical evaluation skills with the flexibility and ability to develop financial management systems that will facilitate the operational efficiency and development of a growing NFP organisation. 

About the Benefits

In return for your hard work and engagement, you will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration package, negotiable with the skills and experience you bring to the role. Full PBI salary packaging options are also available.

You will enjoy working for a passionate and motivated organisation that excels at making a real difference in the community. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Chief Financial Officer to work with a vibrant NFP organisation - Apply now!

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