Small Business Coach Rural Financial Counselling Service NSW – Southern Region

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Rural Financial Counselling Service, NSW strengthens communities by helping rural and regional businesses be prepared, responsive and sustainable. To continue to be a relevant, adaptive, and innovative organisation who delivers high quality support to our clients we must leverage the full potential of all our people.

We are currently seeking a Small Business Coach to join our team on a maximum term contract until 31 December 2022. Our Small Business Coaches provide unbiased and independent financial counselling to rural and regional businesses who are experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, financial hardship. 

We use a defined case management approach to deliver our service and support our clients with financial analysis, goal setting and business planning as well as helping them to connect with other professional service providers.

To be successful in this role you will have: 

  • High level written and verbal communication skills with the ability to engage with a diverse range of people
  • Strong financial acumen and experience in business planning
  • Case management and coaching skills
  • IT literacy and capability
  • Knowledge and understanding of small business management and issues that impact small businesses relevant to the local region
  • Ability to identify Government assistance and/or grants that may be relevant to our clients and, assist clients with the application process
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, manage and report on work, and prioritise to maintain control of multiple tasks whilst working as part of a dispersed team
  • Current unrestricted drivers’ licence (travel will be required in this role)
  • Successful completion of a Diploma in Financial Counselling or willingness to undertake*
  • Other relevant qualifications and/or experience

*Applicants who do not have the Diploma must be prepared to commence their studies within six months of appointment and complete within two years.

We encourage candidates to apply who have gained transferable skills and experience through a combination of activities such as employment, study and/or having owned/operated a small business.  

The key skills and experience required for this role are further detailed in the position description. To obtain a copy of the position description, please email [email protected].

A remuneration package will be offered to the successful applicant commensurate with skills and experience. A car may be provided, and travel will be required however, we are a flexible employer, and we are willing discuss individual circumstances. Full time or part time employment will be considered. There may be an opportunity for employment beyond the initial term. 

All applications should be submitted via Seek and must include a cover letter detailing your suitability for the role and a current resume.

For further information please contact Emma Smithson, HR Manager on 0401 874 926 or via email – [email protected]

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Rural Financial Counselling Service NSW - Southern Region

Employment Type

Contract/Temp

Job Salary

Not Provided

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