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Head of Finance

Organisation : Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA)

Location : Sydney

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Finance & Accounting

Sector : Arts & Culture, Community Engagement, Foundations, Trusts & Philanthropy, Industry Associations, Media

Salary type : Annual Package

About the role

  • Opportunity to make a genuine difference to the community
  • Implement financial strategies and systems to positon CBAA for growth
  • Alexandria location, flexible working arrangements available

The Organisation
The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) is a member-based, not-for-profit organisation that champions community broadcasting and plays a vital role in the Australian media landscape.
Six million Australians tune in to the 450+ radio services broadcasting across Australia. These services play an important role in providing a voice for ethnic, Indigenous and other minority groups, as well as supporting independent and emerging musicians and communities not adequately serviced by other broadcasting sectors.

The Role
Reporting directly to the CEO, this role is a vital contributor to the senior leadership team.  You will be a trusted advisor, superior communicator and provide financial leadership to CBAA. 
Specifically you will:

  • Act as a key business partner to the leadership team, CEO and board
  • Identify and implement financial strategies and systems to position CBAA for growth
  • Provide strategic advice on financial management policies, operations, compliance and reporting
  • Report on financial results and analysis to assist decision making
  • Provide leadership and coaching to the finance team

Skills Required
This role will suit candidates with experience in a similar finance executive leadership role who possess the following transferable skills:

  • High level financial management skills and experience, including accounting qualifications (CPA or CA)
  • Experience in preparing and presenting financial reports to senior boards and committees
  • Extensive experience with accounting for government, philanthropic grants and acquittals
  • Proven interpersonal, relationship building and communication skills
  • Experience in managing a team to deliver quality services, manage priorities, assist the business and meet objectives
  • The ability to translate financial information to a variety of stakeholders
  • High level strategic thinking and problem-solving skills

If you are passionate about contributing your high level financial management skills along with your superior communication and leadership skills, then apply now by submitting your resume and cover letter addressing the skills required section above.
Please note that there is no formal closing date for this role. Early applications are encouraged and suitable candidates may be shortlisted for interview as applications are received.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA)

How to apply

Please quote in application: Head of Finance via Pro Bono Australia.


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