Positions Vacant

Katoomba Neighbourhood Centre (KNC) is seeking a Chief Finance Officer to join the Management and Leadership Team at KNC. The successful applicant will be a qualified accountant with experience in a management and leadership role. Knowledge of the community services sector and non government organisations is preferred along with high order finance and business analysis skills. Demonstrated knowledge and or experience of financial systems that would support in particular participants under the National Disability Insurance Scheme or individualised funding models is desirable. The successful applicant will be highly motivated, have higher order communication skills and be able to work well within an established team. KNC is an established and respected community based Organisation, providing services across the Blue Mountains Local Government Area. Key Selection Criteria: • Tertiary qualifications to a Chartered Accountant or Certified Practising Accountant level or equivalent • Demonstrated experience in a management & leadership role • Ability to work independently and lead a team • Experience in or awareness of government and community sector funding, financial reporting and governance requirements • High level financial and business analysis skills, experience with systems development and implementation • Experience in risk and compliance management • Demonstrated ability to manage finance, billing, administration, HR and payroll functions • Strong interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills ( including reports, briefing papers, business plans and presentations) • Ability to engage in stakeholder and contract management • Excellent computer skills including accounting packages • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.  Applications for this position close Friday 17th February 2017. For an information package containing full job description and selection criteria for the position, contact (02) 47 821117, email or download from Enquiries to Kath Harrison, Chief Executive Officer.



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