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CCSA: Chief Financial Officer

Are you looking for an opportunity to lead the finance function in a small Not-for Profit company? We are Community Connections Solutions Australia (CCSA), a peak body in the Early Childhood Education and Care sector. This position is a newly created full time role in the company and we are looking for a dynamic finance professional to contribute to our team. Perhaps this is you?

Working closely with the CEO and the General Manager, the Chief Financial Officer will perform effective risk management and plan the Company’s financial strategy. CFO responsibilities will include overseeing the entire finance function across CCSA including cash flow planning, preparing and reviewing budgets, tracking operational metrics (KPIs), managing receivables and ensuring effective risk management strategies are employed to safeguard the organisation against fraud and loss. Growing the number of bookkeeping clients and developing new business offerings to clients that add value to the bookkeeping and payroll service is an exciting part of this role. The CFO will contribute to the delivery of CCSA’s purpose and embody the Company values in the execution of this role.

Essential qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, commerce, finance or relevant field
  • Postgraduate degrees or diploma or MBA is a plus
  • Certified Practicing Accountant or equivalent

Essential Skills

  • Proven experience as CFO, finance officer or relevant role
  • Familiarity with the financial operations, governance and legal structures of non-profit organisations
  • In depth knowledge of corporate financial law and risk management practices
  • In depth knowledge of FBT legislation and application to a Not-For-Profit company
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis, risk management and forecasting methods
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office, Expertise in MS Excel and financial management software MYOB and Xero
  • Ability to strategize and solve problems
  • Strong leadership and organisational skills
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • An analytical mind, comfortable with numbers
  • Ability to explain financial terms in simple language

Desirable Skills

  • Professional Accounting Qualifications (CPA or CA preferred)
  • Registered Tax Agent or BAS Agent
  • Experience in managing contract compliance and delivery ideally with Government Departments
  • Experience in evaluating, developing and implementing new business opportunities in the services sector

 

Applications close:  30 March 2020 at 5.00pm

More information including a position description can be obtained from Amanda Marco on (02) 4782 1470 or Amanda.marco@ccsa.org.au

Remote & Isolated children's Exercise: Educator

RICE is a community managed organisation which uses flexible delivery methods responsive to the changing and emerging needs of families.

RICE cultivates the most precious resource in the Outback of South Australia, the Children!

We grow these little people into their bigness.

The organisation has been around for forty years.

RICE is a unique organisation providing a holistic service to the children and their families of the outback. We cover 655000 square kilometres traveling by 4WD vehicles to visit families and communities.

Staff support families on home visits, at play days, at community events and at the RICE office.

We are currently seeking two Educators to provide childcare in families homes in blocks of one to two weeks, but also assisting at creche, playdays, and activity days.

  • Certificate 3 in Early Education and Care (or working towards) is essential.
  • Working with children check (DCSI) is required.
  • Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting is required.
  • Drivers License is essential.

Applications can be sent to smundy@rice.org.au

Applications close 27 March 2020.

Bombala Preschool Inc: Educator

Bombala Preschool is currently seeking applications for 2 Educators on a permanent part-time basis. We have a 4 day a week position (8 – 4.30pm Tues-Fri) and a 2 day a week position (Thurs-Fri) available. We are a community preschool, open 4 days a week (Tues – Fri, during school terms). We are seeking someone to become an integral part of our team that creates an inclusive and nurturing environment whilst maintaining high quality, play based educational experiences for children. Successful applicants will pride themselves on their care, passion and dedication for early education and demonstrate a strong work ethic.

The ideal candidate will hold the following qualifications and qualities:

  • Minimum Diploma of Children’s services (or working towards);
  • Current Working With Children Check (WWCC);
  • Current First Aid and CPR certificate;
  • Ability to understand and apply the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and the National Quality Standards (NQS);
  • Excellent ability to be a team player yet also able to work unsupervised;
  • A genuine passion and interest in being part of a team that is passionate about providing an inclusive and nurturing environment for children.

Please email your resume and a cover letter detailing why you wish to apply for the role to; bombalapreschool@gmail.com

For more information please contact the Director on 02 6458 3064 (Tues & Weds).

Applications close 31 March 2020

All Saints Preschool, Albion Park: Early Childhood Teacher

All Saints Preschool Albion Park is a not-for-profit community based preschool catering for children 3-5 years old. The preschool is part of the ministry of Albion Park Anglican Church. The preschool operates from Mondays to Fridays from 8am to 4pm during school term.

We are seeking a committed, passionate and enthusiastic early childhood teacher to join our team 2 days a week located in Albion Park.

Essential Criteria:

  • Early Childhood Teaching qualification recognised by ACECQA
  • Current working with children check
  • Current Senior First Aid Certificate in education and care setting
  • Ability of applying knowledge of EYLF and NQS into practice
  • Ability to coordinate and lead the educational program
  • Efficient communication skills
  • Ability to unite the team and to work in a team environment

Preference:

  • A reference letter from a Christian church minister

 

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter along with your reference letter to preschool@apac.org.au
A short list of candidates will be contacted.

All Saints Preschool, Albion Park: Casual - Certificate III OR Diploma

All Saints Preschool Albion Park is a not-for-profit community based preschool catering for children 3-5 years old. The preschool is part of the ministry of Albion Park Anglican Church. The preschool operates from Mondays to Fridays from 8am to 4pm during school term.

We are seeking a committed, passionate and enthusiastic certificate 3 and diploma educators to join our casual pool located in Albion Park.

Essential Criteria:

  • Certificate III OR Diploma qualification in Early Childhood education and care recognised by ACECQA
  • Current working with children check
  • Ability to work in a team environment

Preference:

  • A reference letter from a Christian church minister

To apply, please email your resume and a cover letter to preschool@apac.org.au
A short list of candidates will be contacted.

Jacaranda Prechool: Cert 111 Trainee

Jacaranda Preschool, Caringbah requires a committed, motivated and enthusiastic person who has completed their HSC in 2018/2019. The traineeship is a full-time 12-month contract position commencing April 27, 2020, after which there will be no ongoing employment.

Essential: Working with Children Check

You will be supported and mentored from our qualified Early Education professionals as you become part of the team and work towards your Certificate III qualification in Early Childhood Education and Care.

You will need to have a genuine interest in the early childhood education profession, be self-motivated and child-focused, and possess the ability to positively communicate with children and their families.

Please contact Louise Murfet director@jacarandapreschool.nsw.edu.au with a resume and a letter of introduction, which includes why you would like to work in early childhood education.

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