Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer
Contract Type: Contract Full Time
Location: Charters Towers, Queensland
Salary: Generous Package + 12% Super
Reference: 1669
Contact Name: Belinda Walker
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 23, 2022 19:51

Job Description

Chief Financial Officer | Charters Towers Regional Council

  • Provide strategic direction and operational leadership of a broad portfolio
  • Build workforce capability and drive cultural change
  • Generous salary including vehicle allowance

Charters Towers Regional Council is seeking an experienced and highly engaged Chief Financial Officer to lead the Corporate Solutions Portfolio at Council.

Reporting to the Director Corporate and Community, the Chief Financial Officer will provide leadership and guidance to the Finance, Procurement, Rating and Information Technology teams.


  • Lead financial and management accounting services to ensure financial sustainability of Council while meeting all statutory obligations.
  • Build the financial performance of council's business units through analysis, review and capacity building of non-financial managers.
  • Lead, develop and motivate staff to create a high-performance culture.
  • Lead the finance, procurement, Council rates and IT services in the delivery of effective and efficient services to key stakeholder groups.

Skills, attributes and qualifications:

  • Experience implementing best-practice systems and driving organisational change projects involving culture, capability, performance, and process improvements.
  • Experience engaging employees, enhancing operational efficiency and delivering excellent customer service.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Accounting or Finance. CPA highly regarded.

This role offers an outstanding opportunity to influence operational excellence, service improvements, capability development and customer satisfaction. An attractive remuneration package is offered including vehicle allowance and salary packaging options.

With the incredible Lake Buchanan, rugged White Mountains National Park and the mighty Burdekin River flowing through this vast region, Charters Towers is ideal for nature enthusiasts and recreational activities such as fishing, hiking and kayaking. In downtown Charters Towers there's cafes and pubs for social gatherings and a huge choice of parklands for family picnics and enjoying the laidback casual ambience of Australia's most authentic country town.

How to Apply

Please download the
Candidate Information Package to view the position description and selection criteria before submitting your application.

Applications close 5pm Monday 21 March 2022.