Work with us

Work With Us

Homes North acknowledges that our staff are the key to our success and will focus on stable and strong leadership across our team.  We value our team and support them and work together to make a difference.  Our staff have a strong belief in the purpose, values, and work done by Homes North.

We aim to attract, develop, engage and retain the best mix of people who are skilled, aligned with our values, committed to our purpose and able to work in partnership with others to achieve great results for our community.

Our team are highly skilled and aligned to our values. We work as a team to be supportive and show understanding and encouragement to one another.  We worth ethically and with integrity and conduct ourselves professionally, maintain confidentially and are always honest.  We take responsibility and ownership of our own behaviour and actions and act with good faith, believing people are acting with good intent.  We show respect at all times, valuing our differences and treating people how they want to be treated, and we communicate in a positive, clear and concise manner, listening without judgement.

At Homes North we aim to:

  • be an employer of choice;
  • foster professional learning and development;
  • support professional excellence and a performance culture;
  • support our team’s wellbeing and resilience through growth and change;
  • develop skills in change management and project management, and
  • ensure our organisation structure is appropriate, robust and cohesive.

If you would like to be part of a progressive organisation, where your ideas and input are valued, we would like to hear from you.  Listed below you will see any current vacancies.  You can download any job description and information package for a vacancy by clicking on the relevant links.  These documents will be in PDF format and you will need Adobe Reader to open them.  You can download this free software here.

Current Positions Vacant

Chief Financial Officer

Are you interested in a leadership role in an organisation that makes a difference in people’s lives and local communities?

Are you passionate about contributing to an important cause?  Do you have exceptional skills in financial management, strategic finance and asset development?  Are you interested in working within a social housing, homelessness, and welfare/community services environment?

Homes North Community Housing (HNCH) is currently seeking to appoint a Chief Financial Officer (CFO)to join our senior leadership team.  The CFO provides leadership and direction through the management and control of the financial, accounting, and property development functions.  The role ensures the Company’s financial sustainability which ultimately enables the business to achieve its objectives and outcomes.  The role also leads a team of six finance professionals.

This role will be a full-time position with a home base of Armidale or Tamworth and includes flexible working opportunities.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

To be successful in the appointment of this role you will be a strong people leader with a proven track record in leading a finance function for a multi-faceted organisation.

You will be strategically minded with a track record of designing and implementing integrated financial policy frameworks to ensure financial sustainability and positive business and service outcomes.  You will be experienced in financial modelling, managing budgets, strategic asset development, and ensuring finance responsibilities are adequately resourced.  The role includes managing statutory reporting processes, producing financial statements, participating in external audits, managing financial risks and ensuring compliance with financial governance processes, the Charities Act and various other policies within the sector.  Treasury guidelines, accounting standards and legislative obligations also fall under your remit.

As CFO, you will also be responsible for embracing a culture of change, innovation and continuous improvement to aid both business outcomes, the overall performance, efficiency and effectiveness of the team and how the team supports the overall organisation.

We are looking for someone who has experience in the following areas:

  1. Relevant business or accounting qualifications and membership of a professional accounting organisation such as CA/CPA or equivalent
  2. Extensive experience in financial management at a senior level and demonstrated experience in property and lease accounting as well as grant acquittals
  3. Extensive experience in providing high-level commercial or financial advice in relation to property matters, including conducting cash flow analyses and financial modelling
  4. Demonstrated ability to work at as part of the senior leadership team to develop, plan, organise and achieve company financial goals
  5. Experience in financial management of a not-for profit or community services organisation would be advantageous
  6. Current Driver’s License
  7. Current Criminal History Check
  8. Willingness to obtain Working With Children Check
WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU

To be considered for our role please attach via SEEK:

  1. A cover letter outlining your skills, experience and/or knowledge in the above areas
  2. Your current resume
WHO WE ARE

Homes North is a highly reputed not-for-profit organisation with offices in the New England North West of NSW, who make it our business to create secure, affordable and sensitively managed housing opportunities for low income households.  We are a values-based organisation with all Homes North employees embodying our values of communication, good faith, responsibility, integrity, supportive and respect.

Our vision is that every community member on a low-to-moderate income in the New England North West region has a secure place to call home, which they can independently sustain into the foreseeable future.  This vision recognises the continuum of housing needs – from emergency and short-term accommodation to address homelessness, through supported and community housing, and over long-term pathways to secure and affordable home ownership.

For a confidential discussion please contact Chloe Grace on 02 6772 5133.  Alternatively, please email enquiries to chloeg@homesnorth.org.au.

Applications close COB 22 July 2022.