Director of Finance (DoF)

Applications close: Thursday, 31st of March, 2022 at 11:59 pm AWST

Applications are now open for the position of Director of Finance (DoF) as part of the National Financial Committee. 

The DoF is responsible for assisting the CFO in ensuring that the finance team is supporting the strategic direction of the National Organisation. The DoF provides coaching and oversees development of the entire NFC, ensuring that the Financial Controller and other team members are equipped to provide their direct reports. The DoF directly supports the divisional finance lead (DFL)and youth rep finance leads (YRFL) in undertaking their work.

NOTE: The appointment of this position will prioritise people with previous or ongoing experiences in the finance or accounting field.

All members must be under the age of 25 at the time of their appointment and eligible for Associate Membership of either a Division of UN Youth Australia or the national organisation. They must hold, or be eligible to hold, a Working With Children Check (WWCC) or state equivalent.

Responsibilities include:

  • Oversight of DFL and YRFL
  • Coaching and development of National finance team
  • Assisting the CFO on strategic projects and internal process reviews
  • Working alongside the Financial Controller for the preparation of monthly reporting when required 
  • Facilitating the completion of relevant wrap up budgets for review by the board when required

Additionally, the DoF is expected to demonstrate the following core competencies: 

Applicants must:  

  • Have commenced or finished a finance or accounting major/specialisation.
  • Be eligible to be a facilitator, between the age of 18 – 25.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Previous experience in preparing financial information;
  • Prior experience working with Xero, and
  • Previous experience in people management.

What we’re after:

  • Strong stakeholder management skills, leadership and initiative are necessary in order to succeed in the role;
  • Ability to communicate effectively and with clarity;
  • Time management skills and a strong ability to adhere to deadlines;
  • Supporting and executing strategic direction; and 
  • Ability to work well within teams.


  • 10-12 hours per week plus team meetings on a fortnightly basis
  • 12-month term (with a three month probation period)

How to apply:

Applications should be submitted via

Your application should include: 

  • Your name, age and division (state/territory of residence);
  • Your best phone number and email address;
  • Your WWCC number or local equivalent (if you have one);
  • A resume of relevant experience, not to exceed two A4 pages;
  • A statement addressing the core competencies and your reason for applying, not to exceed one A4 page


Applications close Thursday, 31st of March, 2022 at 11:59 pm AWST.


Please direct any questions to the Chief Human Resources Officer, Shoilee Mondal, at

Please note: This is a role undertaken on a voluntary basis and positions will not be financially compensated for any hours spent volunteering for the organisation.

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