ID: 210706

Treasurer/ Finance Officer

Environment & Conservation Regular - more than 6 months Across: Bondi NSW, Waverley NSW, Sydney NSW

About this opportunity

Overview of the role

The Treasurer/Finance Manager plays a crucial role in overseeing the financial management and sustainability of Transition Bondi. This position is responsible for maintaining accurate financial records, developing budgets, and providing financial guidance to support the organisation's mission of fostering sustainability within the Bondi and Eastern Suburbs community.

The Treasurer/Finance Manager reports to the Transition Bondi Steering Committee and collaborates closely with other team members to ensure effective financial planning and compliance with financial regulations.

This role is well-suited for retired individuals, stay-at-home parents, or recent graduates seeking opportunities to stay active, contribute meaningfully to their community, and gain or retain valuable skills in financial management and sustainability.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain accurate financial records, including income, expenses, assets, and liabilities.
  • Monitor cash flow and ensure the organisation's financial stability.
  • Prepare and present financial reports to the Transition Bondi Steering Committee.
  • Develop annual budgets in collaboration with the Transition Bondi Steering Group and relevant stakeholders.
  • Monitor budget implementation and provide financial guidance to support strategic decision-making.
  • Establish and maintain financial policies and procedures to ensure transparency, accountability, and compliance with relevant regulations.
  • Ensure compliance with tax regulations, reporting requirements, and other statutory obligations.


  • Qualifications in finance, accounting, business administration, or related field (preferred).
  • Experience in financial management, accounting, or a similar role.
  • Understanding of financial principles, practices, and regulations.
  • Proficiency in financial software and tools.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Commitment to the mission and values of Transition Bondi.
  • Previous experience volunteering desirable.

Benefits of Volunteering for Transition Bondi:

Volunteering with Transition Bondi offers a unique opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the Bondi and Waverley community while gaining valuable experience and skills in sustainability, environmental protection, and social change. As a volunteer, you will have the chance to:

  • Contribute to positive environmental and social initiatives that promote sustainability and community resilience.
  • Connect with like-minded individuals who share your passion for creating a better future.
  • Gain and/or maintain hands-on experience in financial management and strategic planning within a non-profit organisation.
  • Access professional and personal development opportunities and expand your network within the sustainability sector.
  • Make a tangible difference in the lives of individuals and the health of our planet.

Time Commitment:

The Treasurer/Finance Manager is expected to dedicate time to fulfil their responsibilities, with flexibility depending on availability. However, a fairly regular commitment is necessary to ensure effective management of finance and accounts and to stay on top of financial matters. The specific time commitment can be negotiated and adjusted based on the Treasurer/Finance Manager's availability and the needs of Transition Bondi.

About Transition Bondi

Transition Bondi is an incorporated not-for-profit association embodying the principles of the global Transition Town movement. Our focus is on fostering intentional living, environmental protection, and community connections. Through engaging projects and events, we aim to create a better future together. Transition Bondi hosts monthly interactive activities at Bondi markets, community garden initiatives, clothes swap and sewing events, and monthly guest events featuring field experts discussing sustainability topics. We invite individuals to participate in our efforts to build a more sustainable and connected community in Bondi.

How to apply Send us an email at [email protected] highlighting your key skills and experience and the reasons you would like to join Transition Bondi.

Time Required

The Treasurer/Finance Manager dedicates time to fulfill responsibilities with flexible availability. Regular commitment ensures effective financial management and staying on top of matters. Time commitment can be negotiated based on availability and Transition Bondi's needs.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Travelling Volunteers
  • Work Experience
Type of work
  • Accounting & Finance

Access to a community of experts in the sustainability area including free expert talks, repair and reuse skills group, permaculture expert, garden activities and sustainability network.