Hybrid work model, Officer location, Full time$150,000 + super and car allowanceRare executive opportunity in local governmentAbout the roleThe Finance Manager position is responsible for leading the Finance team and managing the Council's finances while ensuring compliance with accounting standards and statutory requirements are met. The role involves managing the annual budget and financial planning process, overseeing financial reporting and audit processes, identifying financial management threats and opportunities, and driving a culture of continuous improvement. Additionally, the Finance Manager should be able to provide expert advice and develop a culture of customer experience, innovation, and financial discipline across business units.About youThe successful candidate will be an experienced Finance Manager who can provide operational financial leadership, oversee the financial services team, and ensure the smooth running of the organisation's finances. The ideal candidate will have a strong service ethos, experience in supporting senior leadership in financial governance and be a role model for integrity and good judgment.The successful candidate will also require:Demonstrated people leadership experienceA professional finance qualification such as CA, CPA or equivalentExceptional communication skills, both verbal and writtenAbility to build strong relationships and deliver new ways of workingStrong time management skills, as well as the ability to prioritise competing demandsAbout usCardinia 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. To applyTo apply for this position please complete the online application form, including your resume and a brief cover letter demonstrating your suitability to the role. Please note you will be required to answer some selection questions as part of the application process.To access the position description please visit https://careers.cardinia.vic.gov.au/our-jobs/ please note you will need to scroll to the bottom of the advertised position to access the PD.Applications close: 28th March 2023For application queries please call 1300 787 624 and ask for Scott MooreCardinia 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.Position Description AUD Officer 3809