Chief Financial Officer - Fisher Leadership
Close Date: 28/10/2019
REF: JWCcfo0919
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Chief Financial Officer

Close Date: 28/10/2019
REF: JWCcfo0919
  • Join a dynamic, purpose driven service provider
  • Future facing leadership role
  • Partner with senior Executives

The Position
The dynamic and evolving community services provider, Jewish Care, seeks to appoint a talented, driven and forward-thinking Chief Financial Officer to play a key role in driving corporate strategy and operations. This comes at a time when the organisation continues to transition into a more agile, flexible and responsive entity, one that is in a strong position to address the rapidly changing landscape of service delivery.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and interfacing at Board level, the Chief Financial Officer will take stewardship of Jewish Care’s financials and assets, having accountability for all financial reporting, compliance, risk and governance, as well as financial operations and systems and the management of a substantial budget. Keeping an eye on an array of future initiatives and managing a team of around 25, the Chief Financial Officer will also oversee procurement, IT and a considerable real estate portfolio.
Possessing strong commercial acumen and equipped with proven financial leadership experience, the successful candidate will have highly developed strategic and analytical skills and a well-developed understanding of risk identification, assessment and mitigation. The appointee will display a whole of business and performance mindset coupled with a highly influential and engaging manner.
Tertiary qualified with CA/CPA membership, s/he may have prior experience in the private, NFP, government, education or public health sectors, ideally with experience gained in a number of these sectors.
The Organisation
For over 170 years, Jewish Care Victoria has been the first point of contact for people in need in the Victorian Jewish community.
With a vision of ‘together, building and supporting a healthy, resilient, and inclusive Jewish community’, Jewish Care enriches the lives of over 6,000 people each year, providing vital supports and services to individuals and families experiencing homelessness, unemployment, emotional and financial difficulties, mental health conditions, and people living with a disability. The organisation also provides professional and culturally-sensitive person-centred community and residential aged care that empowers seniors to remain healthy, independent, and connected to the community.
Jewish Care is an organisation that truly belongs to, and is a part of, the community. With strong engagement from supporters and other communal organisations, Jewish Care continues to evolve and adapt to meet the needs of the community, now and into the future.
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To apply – please click on ‘Apply online’ using reference JWCcfo0919, addressing your cover letter and resume to Deborah Komesaroff of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.

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