We are currently hiring a range of roles!


The systems change movement is growing, and Collaboration for Impact is expanding to increase its resourcing of systems change initiatives.

CFI brings together passionate and purpose-driven people across a range of skills, who are all inspired to work for systems change that will alleviate disadvantage in Australia.

CFI is a leading capability building services provider in the field of place-based collaborative change and systems change. We support over 40 initiatives across Australia to drive social change, many based in regional and remote Australia.

About working with us

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+. We welcome the skills, experiences and perspectives of all people to ensure our workforce is representative of the communities we work with and live in.

The CFI team and network live and work in many locations around Australia. We work from home and offer flexible working arrangements.

How to apply for roles with CFI

All applications for CFI roles will be reviewed progressively, so please apply ASAP.  Contact information is provided specific to each role.

If you require general information about working with CFI, please contact admin@collaborationforimpact.com.



Current Opportunities

Financial Accountant

  • Australia based, flexible working arrangements
  • Part-ime 0.6 FTE – Fixed term contract to 30 June 2023
  • Full-time salary range: $70k – $80k per annum plus superannuation

The Opportunity

This role has responsibility for all financial accounting and compliance tasks for the organisation. It is the key role that ensures the accounting and finance function operates as efficiently and effectively as possible. The role reports to and is supported by the Finance Manager.

The routine responsibilities include –

  • Processing all accounting transactions in Xero for revenue and expenses including payroll
  • Obtaining approval for payments
  • Reconciling bank statements, payroll, debtors, creditors and other general ledger accounts
  • Managing the month-end financial accounting cycle including processing of sales invoices, invoice payments, payroll, banking and review results for final approval.
  • Completing external compliance obligations including ACNC financial reporting, DGR reporting, BAS, FBT returns, and PAYG, Payroll tax, superannuation payments, audits and Work Cover reporting/monitoring
  • Assist finance manager in designing and maintaining a suite of standard monthly, quarterly and annual reports to meet the needs of Board, CEO, leads and clients and funders, and annual reporting standards.
See the job description & how to apply

Collaborative Change Lead

  • Build capability for addressing some of Australia’s most complex social challenges
  • Manage a portfolio of diverse projects and highly skilled teams
  • Role can be based anywhere in Australia, flexible working arrangements,
  • Circa $120 – $150k pro rata
  • 0.8 FTE – 2 year fixed term contract

Your role will be to:

  • Lead and deliver world-class capacity building services to place-based and collaborative change initiatives committed to addressing Australia’s complex social challenges. Directly manage a portfolio of 30+ diverse projects with a number of highly skilled teams.
  • Develop new business and revenue through understanding and scoping client’s needs, writing effective proposals, managing contractual negotiations and managing a business unit budget
  • Lead the development of CFI’s collaborative change practice, contribute to related learning offerings and create content for CFI’s knowledge platforms in order to further build CFI’s offerings and capabilities across CFI, our network and the field.
  • Be part of CFI’s bold ambition to develop a movement of people able to change systems and drive large-scale impact.
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CFI is a powerful community of changemakers

By bringing together people who understand or are impacted by systems failures, we will work to shift the conditions that are holding these challenges in place.

We are driven by our vision and our community is aligned in values, brought together by the understanding that systems need to change in order to reach the thriving communities and planet we yearn for.

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