Serving Opportunity: Finance & Risk Committee Member

Baptist Mission Australia is the international intercultural sending agency of Australian Baptist Churches and facilities the service of Australian Baptist women and men in embracing God’s gracious invitation to global mission. 
Our vision is to see 'vibrant faith communities following Jesus in their own distinctive ways'. We pursue this vision through Spirit-led people and mission partners, humbly contextualising the good news of Jesus in every place. We serve in communities in Africa, Asia and Australia. 

As part of a transition in our governance model and with recent retirements from our Board and Finance & Risk Committee, we are seeking to fill a number of vacancies. We are seeking expressions of interest from experienced and suitable people to serve on our Board and Finance & Risk Committee.
The Board of Baptist Mission Australia have identified the need to strengthen its Finance & Risk Committee (FRC) through the appointment of experienced financial professionals. The FRC is a sub-committee of the Board which meets quarterly (online) to provide oversight, advice and guidance on its frameworks, systems and controls.  
Baptist Mission Australia’s national office is in Melbourne but its committee members may reside elsewhere.
Skills and experience sought:
  • Analyse financial information and identify areas of concern and opportunity
  • Review and contribute to the development of new policies and procedures 
  • Provide oversight and guidance to the organisation’s risk management framework and processes
  • Internal  audit functions
  • Experience in the NFP sector
  • ‚ÄčProfessional qualifications and/or knowledge and expertise such as accounting, legal, risk management, OH&S and auditing
This is a voluntary role however travel expenses will be reimbursed.

For more information or to express your interest in this serving opportunity, please contact our Director of Central Services, Caryn Chan on