ID: 151798

Volunteer Finance Manager (CFO) & Board Treasurer (Not-for-Profit & Charity Community Consultants)

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Across: Melbourne VIC, Banyule VIC, Hawthorn VIC, Docklands VIC, Doncaster VIC, Geelong VIC, Gold Coast Mc QLD, Sydney NSW

About this opportunity

** Tasks and duties**

  • Analysing financial information.
  • Managing budgets across different business departments.
  • Developing financial forecasts such as revenue projections.
  • Investigating ways to improve profitability.
  • Analysing market trends for potential business opportunities.
  • Reporting financial results and providing financial guidance to senior managers and stakeholders.
  • Producing financial reports and business plans.
  • Identifying financial risks and devising mitigation strategies.
  • Leading teams and coaching employees tasked with preparing financial information.


  • Ensure that the Board maintains the degree of financial literacy necessary to conduct the business of the organisation.
  • Advise the Board on matters of finance.
  • Advise the Board on fundraising.
  • Ensure that appropriate financial policies and procedures are in place and fully documented.


  • Produce [in partnership with the Board] a Financial Budget/Business Plan for the organisation.
  • Ensure [in partnership with the Board] the regular review and development of the Business Plan.


  • Report to the Board at each meeting on the financial situation of the organisation.
  • Report to the Board at each meeting on variances from the approved budget
  • With the Secretary, place any necessary financial items on the Board agenda in advance of the meeting.
  • Report to the Annual General Meeting on the financial situation of the organisation.


  • Ensure the organisation’s financial control procedures are adequate and that appropriate safeguards against fraud are in place.
  • Ensure that risk management strategies (including appropriate insurances) are in place.
  • Collect and receive all money due to the organisation and make all payments authorised by the organisation (alongside the Executive Director).
  • Oversee the organisation’s investment strategy and report to the Board (With the Executive Director, oversee the organisation’s investment strategy and report to the Board).
  • Prepare the Budget for the coming year.
  • Review income and expenditure against the budget on a continuous basis.

Additional requirements

Driver's Licence (C) . National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

• Australian Citizenship/Permanent Resident/New Zealand Citizenship
• Supportive to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities
• Supportive to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, Asexual or other gender and sexual diversities (LGBTIQA+) Communities
• Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD)
• Have sound Business, Charities and Not-for-Profit experience
• Have competent knowledge and skills with basic Technology, Google Suite, Web designs and browsers, etc.
• Ability to communicate honestly and transparency, with sound knowledge and ability to speak and write in English.
• Relevant Qualifications and Certificates/Registrations;
• Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience within Australia;
• Great communication and listening skills;
• Ability to commit the required time for the position and be able to commit to a 12-month position (minimum);
• Upon engagement, you will be required to have or obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) and a National Police Check (NPC), which is conducted alongside our partnered charity agency.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

10+ hours per fortnight/month (negotiable)

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Families with Children
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • People with disability
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Wheelchair Access
Type of work
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Administration & Office Management
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Disability Support
  • Education & Training
  • Fundraising & Events
  • Governance, Boards & Committees
  • IT & Web Development
  • Library Services
  • Marketing, Media & Communications
  • Mediation & Advocacy
  • Research, Policy & Analysis
  • Retail & Sales
  • Safety & Emergency Services
  • Translating & Interpreting
  • Tutoring & Coaching
  • Writing & Editing

• Fair Work Ombudsman Training • Council of Social Services Training • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Training • Mandate Report Training • Basic Governance Knowledge Training etc.