Finance Manager

For over 65 years, Windgap Foundation has been dedicated to improving the quality of life for people living with an intellectual disability. We pride ourselves on the quality and range of services which support our participants in living their best life.

Windgap Foundation is currently experiencing exciting changes and growth, with the expansion of our business into South West Sydney. We have an exciting new role for a passionate and experienced Finance Manager to lead the operational and strategic management of finance and payroll.

Reporting to General Manager Business Services, the Finance Manager is responsible for collaborating with the business developing a strong understanding of reporting, analysis, and budgeting frameworks delivering decision-making tools in a complex environment.

A primary objective for this role is embedding finance and payroll systems and processes to ensure effective and efficient financial management of Windgap through the provision of timely financial advice and reports.

Ideally, you would have previous experience in a similar position in the disability or community services sector, be highly analytical with excellent communication skills, and drive high standards of performance.


  • University qualifications in Accounting or Finance with CPA or CA membership and a minimum 5+ years of management and accounting experience.
  • Demonstrated understanding of statistical analysis and the ability to develop and use key performance indicators.
  • Ability to provide strategic financial management advice and conduct appropriate analysis of financial information to support the decision making process.
  • Extensive knowledge of legal and financial obligations of companies, public benevolent institutions and government funded services.
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including generally accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Advanced excel skills and knowledge of financial and accounting software applications.
  • Demonstrated general management experience (in addition to financial management) and experience in developing and improving business systems, policies and procedures.
  • Extensive experience in the management and supervision of employees including employees development.
  • Experience in interpreting industrial awards and legislation relevant to end to end payroll, systems and processes.

Comprehensive understanding and the application of;

  • Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Work Health & Safety
  • Privacy & Confidentiality
  • Ability to handle challenging and adverse situations.
  • Excellent time management skills, including the ability to prioritise tasks, plan ahead and coordinate.
  • Valid Australian Drivers Licence


  • Knowledge and experience in the use of Sage Micropay, Riteq and Microsoft Dynamics NAV applications.
  • Knowledge and experience in industrial award specifically SCHADS and SES.
  • Experience working in the community services or not for profit sector.
  • Knowledge of the NDIS and associated funding.

This is a hands-on, challenging, and rewarding role.  before COB Sunday the 27th of October 2019.

14/10/2019 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Accounting
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