If you are a well-organised person who loves to get things done, and interested in working for a not-for-profit organisation that pursues Jesus and justice, then this could be the role for you. 

We are looking for someone who knows how to handle multitasking with efficiency, who values working in a small team, and who is passionate about investing in Common Grace to be a well organised movement. 

Purpose of the role

The role of the Finance and Administration Officer  is to conduct all bookkeeping tasks to ensure the smooth and efficient processing and reporting of Common Grace’s finances, and to help support the Fundraising team deliver quality supporter care to Common Grace’s donors and partners. 

The Finance and Administration Officer also provides administration to assist with the business operations of Common Grace; including assisting with risk management, WHS, internal reporting, auditing and governance, event coordination, and documenting procedures. 

Position Description

Job Type: Part time 0.2 - 0.3 FTE- 1 - 1.5 days per week (hours are negotiable)
Location: Remote. 
Team: Fundraising & Operations
Rate: SCHADS Award Level 2 - 3, depending on qualifications and experience. 

Essential Criteria

  • Excellent self-organisation and time-management, with an ability to manage multiple deadline driven tasks
  • Self-motivated to complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proven ability to work well in a team environment
  • Demonstrated integrity and ability to work with personal and sensitive information. 
  • Ability to work remotely, with minimal supervision
  • Excellent data-entry skills
  • Experience as a bookkeeper
  • Understanding of financial reporting requirements
  • Identify as a Christian or follower of Jesus
  • Support the vision of Common Grace in pursuing Jesus and justice

Desirable Skills/Experience

  • Certificate in Bookkeeping or Degree in Finance or related area of study
  • Experience in WHS
  • Experience using accounting software e.g. XERO
  • Experience using a customer relationship database, like NationBuilder 
  • Good with technology 
  • Ability to solve problems, ideally IT related issues.  
  • Experience using Excel
  • Ability to turn work processes into written procedural documentation

Why work for Common Grace?

Common Grace is a place of warm welcome, with a committed and passionate team working collaboratively together to lead thousands of people to be inspired, equipped and mobilised to take action for justice in their everyday lives. It is a place where your unique skills and experiences are a gift to the organisation. 

At the heart of the Common Grace team is a deep commitment to the vision and mission of Common Grace and a care for each other. We value relationships, work-life balance, celebrating each other’s strengths, and compassion towards ourselves and each other. While there’s always lots to get done, the team takes regular moments to care for one another, pray, connect and encourage each other.

Common Grace believes that its employees can be productive no matter where they work, and embraces the benefits of a team that all work remotely. 

As a Christian not-for-profit organisation, Common Grace is a place where you can have a job with deep purpose. Your personal faith in Jesus, and heart for justice is encouraged and put into action.

How to apply

Submit your resume and a cover letter outlining:

  • Why you want to work for Common Grace
  • How your skills and experience are a good fit for the role
  • What specifically interests you about the role

Send your application to [email protected]

For any further information about the role or recruitment process please contact the team at [email protected] 

We seek to be a gracious and diverse workplace, in which people of different backgrounds, genders and ages work together. We are committed to equal opportunity and the creation of an inclusive workplace. Common Grace’s recruitment and selection procedures and checks reflect our commitment to the well-being and protection of children.

At the centre of what justice means in an Australian context is truth-telling about our history and we therefore strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

People with lived experience in one or more of Common Grace’s four key justice areas are also strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications close 5pm Thursday 12 October.


This position is also being advertised on Seek, Ethical Jobs, Christian Jobs and Eternity Jobs