Strong Financial Management Skills | Permanent Appointment
Excellent Conditions and Working Environment
Our client, Light Regional Council encompasses a diverse and thriving area of broad acre farming, viticultural areas and appealing rural-urban living options throughout the townships of Kapunda, Freeling, Greenock, Roseworthy and Wasleys, and the suburb of Hewett. The Council puts the people of Light first, while also creating a welcoming place for visitors, with a key focus on attracting important viticultural and agricultural development to the area to create additional opportunities for employment and economic development in the area.
The Council is seeking an experienced Finance Manager to join their management team to take a whole of Council approach to financial management with overall accountability for the day-to-day accounting functions.
Reporting to the General Manager, Business and Finance and leading a well-established team of six, you will:
- Provide sound, strategic financial planning and management advice;
- Maintain and enhance the integrity of reporting;
- Lead the development and continuous improvement of the financial, accounting and internal control systems and procedures; and
- Actively contribute to the upgrade and implementation of the business enterprise solution.
With advanced interpersonal communication skills, you will engage effectively with a range of internal and external stakeholders and actively contribute to the achievement of Council-wide initiatives and strategic objectives. Sound technical skills, a collaborative and customer centric approach, an understanding of statutory compliance and a leadership style characterised by the coaching and mentoring and empowerment of staff will all add to your success in this key position.
You will be a trusted adviser across all things financial, providing commercially fit for purpose financial strategy and solutions to the CEO, the Council and its Committees. When required, a hands-on approach will come to the fore as a platform for your success in driving Light’s financial strategy.
A competitive salary package is on offer and working conditions and career development opportunities are excellent.
Telephone enquiries to Melissa Noonan are welcome on (+618) 8212 0999.
A position description is available at www.stillwellmanagement.com.au/jobs