CSI Finance Manager

Ministry Description


To serve with an exciting international leadership team and empower the international body of Christian Surfers by managing the finances of CSI to their maximum potential.


  • To ensure good systems of financial accounting
  • To work as part of the international office team along with the International Director (ID), Operations Manager (OM) and Resource Manager (RM)
  • To be creative in helping improve the overall financial position of CSI

Operational Responsibilities:

  • Book keeping with MYOB
  • Manage accounts payable
  • Receipt payments
  • Reconcile accounts
  • Process superannuation payments
  • Work with Treasurer in preparing cash flow reports, overall budget, budget to actuals (highlighting variables) etc. for the ID and board meetings
  • Liaise with OM for merchandise sales, partnerships and upcoming travel and events
  • Provide timely, friendly accurate customer responses to all transactions and requests regarding CSI payments within a week
  • Maintain insurance
  • Provide regular reporting on stipend usage to stipend recipients, ID, OM and Treasurer
  • Prepare accounts for auditor
  • Setup and maintain credit card payments
  • Process local and international bank payments
  • Manage banking arrangements


To the CSI International Director and CSI Treasurer


Commit ideally for a minimum of 3 years with first 4 months probation and position reviewed every 6 months.

Skills and Character Required:

  • High level of Christian integrity and local church member
  • Commitment to Christian mission and willingness to engage with CSI
  • Take initiative and responsibility to develop and improve systems
  • Ability to work with a team
  • Accounting background, MYOB in particular
  • Flexibility and resourcefulness

Time and Work Expectations:

  • Paid position 6-10hrs/week with $200/week reimbursement
  • Correspondence to be maintained through the week as necessary
  • Attend monthly office team meetings
  • Work from the CSI office one day a week ideally
  • Illawarra or Sydney based person preferred
  • Encouraged to participate in the International Conference (once every 2 years) at own expense