Manager, Finance - Commercial Enterprise and Fundraising

  • Permanent, full time 38 hours per week
  • Base location: Lewisham, flexible to work within any of the Societys main regional offices across NSW
  • Generous salary packaging benefits

What we do

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services and has been assisting people experiencing disadvantage in NSW for more than 130 years. Our people reach out to the most vulnerable in our community through our Conferences, Special Works and Vinnies shops. The Societys mission is to shape a more just and compassionate society by offering a hands up approach to people in need respecting their dignity, sharing our hope and encouraging them to take control of their own destiny.

The Role:

The Manager, Finance - Commercial Enterprise and Fundraising position is in the Finance and Corporate Services directorate. The role will provide strategic and operational advice to Commercial Enterprise and Fundraising senior leadership to drive improved financial decision-making and business performance through effective business partnership.

Key responsibilities include:

  • supporting the Executive Director, Commercial Enterprise and Fundraising and other senior leaders in the directorate with strategic financial analysis and advice for projects, liaising with the broader Finance & Corporate Services team for resourcing support and input
  • preparing annual and monthly budgets, monthly financial reporting and analysis, reporting of variances against the monthly and annual budget
  • communicating operational performance, needs and business risks for Commercial Enterprise and Fundraising to the Finance & Corporate Services teams
  • ensuring the consistency and integrity of financial reporting and other finance processes for all Commercial Enterprise and Fundraising activities.



To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification/s in accounting or similar discipline
  • Member of a professional accounting body (CPA or CA)
  • Demonstrated ability to combine financial information with deep understanding of the levers of operational service delivery to distil relevant insights to improve operational performance
  • Demonstrated understanding of the financial performance levers associated with commercial, retail, fundraising, delivery of disability, volunteer services or other human services
  • Demonstrated ability and expertise in strategic financial management, budgets and corporate finance
  • Experience with using large Accounting Software packages Great Plains or similar
  • Demonstrated ability to review and analyse business data and analytics to enable effective reporting and decision-making on operational performance
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills, with a proven ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders

Come and join our team!

We believe our employees are key to our success and in return we offer:

  • Job satisfaction working as part of a team making a difference to peoples lives in an organisation that cares about people.
  • Generous salary packaging benefits to employees where a portion of take-home pay is tax-free.
  • In addition to excellent learning and development programs, as a large purpose driven organisation we provide opportunities to grow your career across a range of teams and services.
  • Supportive, friendly and values driven team environment and culture.

Prior to an offer of employment, preferred candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including reference checks, a Police check, Working with Children check, Health Declaration and/or a medical check, Right to work in Australia check.



Applications close at COB 8 November 2019


Please submit your application online, attach your Resume, your responses to the Role-specific criteria and relate the responsibilities of the role to the Society Critical Capabilities outlined under the Essential Criteria on the attached Position Description.


St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. The Society strongly encourages applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature aged applicants.

04/11/2019 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Accounting
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