Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Salary: Attractive Package
Reference: BBBH946_1598920638
Contact Name: Belinda Walker
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 14, 2020 14:13

Job Description

Glen Innes Severn Council | Chief Financial Officer | Glen Innes

Shape the long-term financial future of Glen Innes Severn Council while influencing cultural, customer service and continuous improvement programs.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a CFO who has exceptional professional values, is a connected leader who works in partnership with the organisation and has advanced stakeholder engagement skills.

Reporting to the Director Corporate and Community Services and part of the CEO's leadership team, this is a diverse role with strategic and operational leadership responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement council's financial sustainability strategy in line with council's Strategic Planning Framework, maximising the impact of council's budget and minimising financial risk.
  • Build the financial performance of council's business units through analysis, review and building capacity in non-financial managers.
  • Lead, motivate, develop and support the finance team and staff across the organisation to deliver sound financial management and a high-performance culture.
  • Establish and maintain the financial governance framework to enable organisational performance.

Professional experience, a strong technical skillset and relevant tertiary qualifications will be highly regarded, but outstanding communication skills, a consultative and collaborative approach and alignment to council's values and culture is essential.

An attractive remuneration package of $150,000 is offered, with attractive additional allowances and salary packaging options available.

Council's vision is to lead a confident, inclusive community that is resilient and proud of its spirit and collective achievements, heritage and environment. It is committed to its values of respect, integrity, courage, honesty and transparency and is seeking a CFO who is aligned to these values.

Glen Innes Highlands is Celtic Country, full of adventure and outdoor experiences including kayaking, mountain biking, fishing for the mighty Murray Cod or discovering gourmet food trails, distilleries and cellar doors. Located halfway between Brisbane and Sydney and just 2.5 hours from the beautiful seaside town of Yamba, Glen Innes Highlands is a terrific place that brings you closer to culture and nature. The region is said to be one of the world's richest mineral diversity belts, with sapphires and other treasures to be found in the surrounding fossicking areas.

How to Apply

Please download the
Candidate Information Pack for full details of this role. Follow the instructions on how to apply.

For a confidential discussion please contact Belinda Walker on 0411 449 447.

Applications close: 5.00pm Monday 28 September 2020.