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Dakin Mayers

& Associates Pty Ltd

Level 50

Rialto South Tower

525 Collins Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

T 61 3 9629 6999

F 61 3 9629 5999



CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER - Anglican Diocese of Melbourne
Ref: PM2002467


Location: Melbourne
Employment Type: Full-time
Closing Date:
12 March 2018
  • Newly revised leadership role
  • Broad portfolio of responsibilities
  • Values based career opportunity


The Anglican Diocese of Melbourne is a large and dynamic faith-based organisation comprising 204 diverse and vibrant parishes serving the Melbourne and Geelong communities .


Reporting to the CEO/Registrar, the Chief Financial Officer provides strategic leadership and operational oversight of both the Finance and the Investment Administration functions of the Diocese, ensuring appropriate operational and governance controls are in place to preserve and grow the organisation’s assets base to achieve its strategic faith mission.


Managing two small teams, you will provide critical support to the Archbishop in Council and various Committees, and administer an extensive pooled funds investment portfolio. Key accountabilities include developing a 3 year budget cycle and 10 year financial strategy, cash management, Board/Committee reporting and financial analysis. You will also oversee the Diocese’s investment activities, manage external advisor relationships, and provide accurate documentation for external auditors.


Financial nous, high level investment management experience, sound analytical skills, strategic thinking and commercial acumen are essential, plus CPA/CA qualifications. You will need to be self-motivated, with the ability to manage relationships and work collegially with Diocesan staff, parishes and clergy.



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