About the role
We are seeking an experienced Finance Business Partner to join our team. The Finance Business Partner will be a key conduit between the finance unit and the wider organisation, delivering financial analysis and advice to support decision making. The role adds value through partnering with business units to promote long term financial sustainability, developing robust financial forecasts and budgets, and ensuring financial reporting obligations are met. This role is instrumental in developing financial literacy, capability, and accountability within the business unit’s it supports.
The ideal candidate will have well-developed interpersonal and communication skills along with the ability to provide professional financial advice to business partners with varied financial capability. With strong business and financial analysis skills, you will have the ability to balance competing priorities with the provision of a high-quality service. Contemporary knowledge and experience in business planning, performance measurement and process improvement are essential. The successful candidate will have a good understanding of relevant legislation, accounting standards, principles, and practices.
The successful candidate will also require:
Cardinia Shire Council is a dynamic and progressive organisation. We pride ourselves on our diversity and investment in our staff. Everything we do is underpinned by our Together, Different and for the Future approach, embracing collaboration and innovation across teams, with other agencies, and our community.
We seek people with diverse experience and background, then provide you with the tools for career success. You will have access to targeted training through our learning and development programs to enable you to achieve your professional goals and excel in your role.
We offer opportunities to work flexibly, balancing your work goals with your life goals. We offer a wide range of staff benefits, including discounted gym memberships and health insurance, annual leave loading and access to our comprehensive health and wellbeing program.
Cardinia Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse, and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We welcome applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore career opportunities with Cardinia Shire Council. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application by contacting us on 1300 787 624.
All successful applicants will be required to undertake a National Police Check, pre-employment medical and obtain or hold a valid Working with Children Check.
You must have valid Australian Working Rights to be considered for this role.