Manager Finance Services

Manager Finance Services

Job Title: Manager Finance Services
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: St George, Queensland
Salary: 12% Super, Salary Sacrifice Options + Professional Development
Reference: 1738
Contact Name: Belinda Walker
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 04, 2022 13:27

Job Description

Manager Finance Services | Balonne Shire Council | St George, Qld

  • Provide strategic financial direction and operational leadership
  • Embed existing systems and drive continuous improvement
  • Positively contribute to community plans and make a difference

Take the next step in your career

Balonne Shire Council is seeking a proactive and professional Manager Financial Services to provide both operational and strategic financial direction to effectively drive Balonne’s financial long-term sustainability. 

Reporting to the Director of Finance and Corporate Services, the Manager Finance Services will provide leadership and guidance to the finance, procurement, and rating teams.  A key focus will be supporting the senior leadership team to meet the Council’s Corporate and Operational Plans that help make Balonne a great place to live.

Opportunities and Challenges:

  • Lead and influence sustainable financial outcomes for Council and its community.
  • Support the senior leadership team to improve financial performance by building the financial capacity and capability across Council.
  • Lead, develop and motivate staff creating a culture of high customer service and continuous improvement.
  • Deliver effective and efficient financial services to key stakeholder groups.

Qualifications, skills, and attributes:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Accounting or Finance, CPA highly regarded.
  • Experience supporting senior leadership, managing finance systems, performance, and continuous improvement.
  • Effectively lead a team, build capability and positive team culture.
  • Excellent communication skills to consult with a broad range of stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications and operating applicable software.

Work/life balance

Proud of its arts and culture, Balonne Shire Council promotes sustainable communities and healthy lifestyles. It's time to swap the long commutes and traffic jams for a tree change in a vibrant and friendly community.

How to Apply

Please download the
candidate information package to view the position description and selection criteria before submitting your application.

Applications close 5 pm Monday 16 May 2022.