Team Leader Financial Strategy & Performance

City of Whittlesea
Seaford, Victoria, Australia
Competitive Salary
Apr 30, 2021
Jun 10, 2021
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role

Make a difference in our community!

A fantastic opportunity exists foran experienced senior finance professional to join a highlymotivated team and play a leading role in supporting the deliveryof a strong transformational agenda.

As a key leader in the financialservices team, your ability to work collaboratively and in closeconnection with your fellow Team Leaders to programme workflow anddeliver a fully integrated financial solution will be essential.Key to this will be your ability to challenge the status quo andembed this into team culture through your influential leadershipstyle.

With a strong emphasis oncontinuous improvement, you will bring innovation and creativity tohow the financial services team delivers service and adds valueacross the organisation in supporting the delivery of Whittlesea2040.

About you

To be successful in this role you will need:
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a similar role;
  • Strong knowledge of Accounting Standards, Local Government Act, Local Government (Finance & Reporting) Regulations and Local Government (Planning & Reporting) Regulations is highly desirable;
  • Strong experience in the preparation of monthly reporting and analysis of financial results including enhancements in how financial information is presented to stakeholders;
  • Strong experience in preparation and delivery of key financial deliverables including annual budget, long term financial strategy, annual financial statements and other ad hoc reporting requirements;
  • Strong experience in financial modelling with experience in developer contributions highly desirable;
  • Strong experience developing working relationships with internal stakeholders and driving a value-add based finance function through supporting the development of a highly engaged business partnering model;
  • Experience providing high levels of customer service to internal and external stakeholders;
  • Strong leadership and people management skills with a commitment to continuous improvement;
  • Highly effective time management and planning skills, plus the ability to prioritise and organise workloads in an environment of change and conflicting demands and the ability to consistently meet deadlines;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication, and negotiation skills.

  • If this sounds like you, then you should definitely apply!

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