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Annual Budget: $250,001-$750,000
Number of Paid Staff: 4 - 10
Number of Volunteers: 21-100
Community Segment: Public Affairs, Human Rights

Current Board Size: 3 or fewer
Board Meetings (frequency): Monthly
Board Meetings Held: During Day
State where Board Meetings Held: South Australia
Local Government Area: Adelaide City Council

Any further information about this vacancy:

Finance Sub-Committee member (voluntary position)

Welcome to Australia exists to engage everyday Australians in the task of cultivating a culture of welcome in our nation. The Australia we love is known for its diversity, compassion, generosity and commitment to giving all people a fair go. We'd like to find many different ways that individuals, families, businesses and other organisations can work together to continue to develop these values in our communities, work places, schools and institutions.


Welcome to Australia is looking for passionate professionals to join the Finance sub-committee of the board. This sub-committee is a working group to support the Treasurer in monitoring the organisation’s financial position, assisting the CEO in budgeting, reporting, compliance, and developing strong financial governance, policies and procedures.

The sub-committee is chaired by, and reports to, the Treasurer of the board.

This position is voluntary and is based in Adelaide. Ideal candidates will be certified accountants or experienced bookkeepers with one or more of the following experiences and attributes:

  • CPA or CA certified with strong knowledge of finance and accounting principles;
  • extensive bookkeeping experience;
  • experience using Xero accounting software;
  • Minimum 12 months commitment to meet bi-monthly with the sub-committee, as well as personal time to work on tasks allocated;
  • a commitment to the values and vision of Welcome to Australia;

To apply:

Please email your expression of interest and CV to ceo@welcometoaustralia.org.au addressing the above criteria and explaining why you want to join this sub-committee.

Applications close 26 March 2018

Welcome to Australia supports equal opportunity, diversity, and inclusion.

Role: Finance sub-committee member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Accounting, Auditing, Banking & Financial Services, Fundraising
Targeting: Not supplied
Payment: Nil - honorary role

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