May 2023


  • Accounts processing and reconciliations to support monthly reporting; managing cashflow
  • $75,000 plus super (pro rata), 0.8 FTE – 2-year fixed term contract to June 2025
  • Based anywhere in Australia, work from home, eliminate the daily commute

Role Summary: Responsible for the finance function; processing, reconciliations, reporting, compliance and process improvement; keep leadership financially informed.


For over ten years Collaboration for Impact (CFI) has been one of Australia’s leading organisations for supporting people to establish and deepen collaborations for systemic change.  Our vision is for an equitable and inclusive society where people, place and planet thrive.

We work to strengthen how social change happens by:

  • Working with partner initiatives to learn and demonstrate how systems are transforming with communities at the centre.
  • Creating opportunities for greater connectivity, learning and collective action across the systems change field.
  • Influencing how organisations and networks resource and adopt the practice of systems change on issues of national importance.

The Opportunity

To be successful in this role you will be able to:

  • Process client and supplier invoices, bank reconciliations and payroll and assist with project accounting.
  • Reconcile accounts and maintain balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Manage weekly cash commitments and arrange bank transfers.
  • Contribute to the annual budgeting process.
  • Take responsibility for complying with the requirements of the ATO and other regulators.
  • Suggest and implement process improvements.
  • Manage the external auditor.

The Candidate

You will be experienced in:

  • Working as an accounts all-rounder responsible for payroll, income and expenditure.
  • Xero and MS Excel software.
  • Accounting for small business or a not-for-profit organisation.
  • You will have a tertiary qualification in accounting or bookkeeping.


CFI values diversity and encourages applications from candidates of all backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people of all ages, and people who identify as LGBTQIA+.

CFI welcome the skills, experiences and perspectives of all people to ensure their workforce is representative of the communities they work with and live in.


The CFI team live and work in many locations around Australia. Everyone works from home (WFH) 100% of the time. There is a bring your own devices policy and they offer flexible working arrangements. This is a part-time position working 30 hours across the week on a fixed term contract to 30 June 2025 with the potential for extension.

How to Apply

Read the full position description.

Please submit your application to with the Subject Heading: Bookkeeper Reference No. 200032857 – [your name] and include:

  • A one-page cover letter introducing you, your interest in and experience for the position;
  • A current resume; and
  • A link to your LinkedIn profile (if applicable).

Applications will close on Monday 22 May 2023 and will be reviewed progressively, please apply ASAP.  If you require assistance with the application process and/or have access requirements please contact Ruth Connelly


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