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Chief Financial Officer / Company Secretary

Organisation : The Junction Works Ltd

Location : Sydney

Work type : Full-time

Profession : CEO & Senior Management, Community Services, Finance & Accounting

Sector : Children, Community Engagement, Community Support Services, Disabilities, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $170,000 + (negotiable based on experience)

Application closing date : 24 Jan, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : The Junction Works Ltd

About the role

About The Junction Works (TJW)

The Junction Works is a not for profit, community-based organisation serving the Greater Western Sydney area since 1987. With its mission of ‘creating new possibilities in people’s lives’, The Junction Works focuses on delivering creative and enriching community, youth, children’s and disability services that are designed to improve the lives of some of the community’s most vulnerable people.

To learn more about a career with Junction Works, click here.

Your Next Career Move

Reporting directly to our newly appointed CEO and working with the Executive and Senior Leadership teams, this is an exciting opportunity to join an organisation with ambitious plans for the future. In this role, you will deliver the outcomes in the TJW Strategic Plan with a clear focus on growth opportunities. Drawing on your significant executive experience you will:

  • Identify emerging trends that may lead to opportunities / pose threats 
  • Keep abreast of policy developments within the NDIS space 
  • Develop leadership potential and provide support for the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) 
  • Ensure best practice governance across all TJW programs and activities 
  • Continually monitor risk and implement strategies to mitigate or eliminate risk where possible 
  • Ensure sustainability of all TJW programs and activities 
  • Develop business proposals to support strategic initiatives 
  • Develop operational plans and budgets for regular reporting to the board 
  • Represent TJW at state and national forums where relevant and appropriate 
  • Attend all board meetings and committee meetings that may be relevant to your area of expertise. 

About You

The successful applicant will possess the following skills, experience, knowledge and personal attributes:

  • Tertiary qualifications (undergraduate and postgraduate) including professional accounting qualifications (CPA or Chartered)
  • Minimum 7 years in a senior executive role.
  • Demonstrated experience in the development and delivery of strategic directions and priorities.
  • Proven ability to implement process/systems change to drive efficiency, financial sustainability and enhanced customer outcomes.
  • Advanced knowledge/experience in the disruptive change of the NDIS and other government community reforms.
  • Proven record of achievement in developing, implementing and strengthening finance and administration processes.
  • Previous experience of managing and leading teams of people across a range of functions.
  • Extensive experience as a company secretary
  • Demonstrated project management skills and the capability to assess and analyse problems/challenges and recommend/implement solutions.
  • Experience working closely with “for purpose” Boards and understands the governance and compliance requirements of “not for profit” organisations.

Personal Attributes

  • Driven by mission and purpose
  • A high level of interpersonal and respectful relationship development skills.
  • A considered decision maker who would bring an attention to detail with high levels of accuracy.
  • Strong listening skills matched with excellent written and verbal presentation skills.
  • Strong presence, personal authenticity, energy and enthusiasm.
  • Capable of working under pressure and managing a diverse workload.
  • Adept at managing complexity and multiple deadlines.
  • Prepared to question and challenge leadership, executive team as well as subordinates.
  • A sense of humour during challenging and changing times

Closing date for applications – 9am Monday 24th January 2022.

Ready for the next step in your career? Join an organisation dedicated to ‘Creating New Possibilities in People’s Lives’.

How to apply

Please click on the link taking you to our website. From here you can answer role specific questions, upload your resume, cover letter and other relevant documentation. 

For a confidential discussion about this role, please call Ian McGillivray, General Manager People on 0404 871 732 or via email at


Please quote in application: Chief Financial Officer / Company Secretary via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #CEO_and_Senior_Management, #Community_Services, #Finance_and_Accounting
Sector: #Children, #Community_Engagement, #Community_Support_Services, #Disabilities, #Youth_and_Young_People



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