Suited to Success
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Suited to Success Inc (STS) is a not-for-profit community organisation helping people overcome barriers to employment. Originally established in 2008, as an incorporated association in Queensland, STS completed the transition to a public company limited by guarantee on 22 August 2017 operating under its Constitution.
Our programs are delivered by a small, dedicated team of qualified staff and trained volunteers including counsellors, social and human services professionals and human resource specialists. We provide programs and services from our premises in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane including the Dress for Success® Brisbane program for women.
The Board of STS is a working Board with up to 8 directors and a Company Secretary/Public Officer. With less than 5 FTE staff, directors may have responsibility for a specific operational area working closely with management until responsibilities are transferred to a funded operational position.
Board appointments are covered in Section 8 of the STS Constitution which allows for up to 3 directors to be appointed by the Board for their particular skills and experience, currently in the areas of HR, Finance and Governance.
Inspiring self-belief and hope for brighter futures
Building skills and confidence for employability to thrive in work and life
Making a difference – respect – professionalism – compassion
At present, we require a Director, Finance who will be responsible for the financial management of the organisation and administration of fiscal matters, including development of the annual budget and annual review of financial policies and procedures.
At the operational level, the Director Finance provides key support to executive management on all financial matters and it is expected that up to 20 hours may be required in some months of high activity to fulfil the responsibilities of this role.
This is a voluntary role, without remuneration
The position has full voting rights as a Board director.
Compile and present monthly financial reports
What you will bring
Attendance at Meetings
Board meetings are held bi-monthly, generally on the third Thursday of the month, at 4:30pm. Attendance is in person at the STS offices in Fortitude Valley, or via Skype depending on the practicality. Between meetings, interaction occurs through various committees, phone and email.
The various committees meet at times convenient to the committee members.
Expressing an interest in the position
If you are interested in exploring this opportunity further, please submit your expression of interest. A detailed Position Description can be shared upon request.
Please detail any leadership, governance and/or broad health experience you have and your motivation for applying and your interest in Suited to Success.
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