Finance Manager

Location Muswellbrook, New South Wales
Job Type Permanent
Reference JO-2008-101198_1598245469
Posted 29 days ago

We are seeking a Coordinator Financial Services/Finance Manager to join the team at a NSW council.

Primary Purpose of the Role:

Reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer this management role brings with it the opportunity for excellent career progression together with fabulous work life balance all within a Local Government Organisation.

The Finance Manager is a key role within the Council's finance team and will provide essential services to the organisation. The functions of the role will include Accounts, Payroll, Creditors, Accounts Payable, Rates and water together with partnering with Business Unit Managers to ensure budget responsibilities are met. Key to this role will be leadership of the finance team and continuous improvement of the finance function.

About You:

You will be degree and CA/CPA qualified with at least five years' experience in a senior financial management position. As would be expected of such a role, excellent communication skills are a pre-requisite - both written and verbal - as is the ability to build and leverage strong internal stakeholder relationships across council.

To be successful in this role it is expected that you will bring with you strong systems experience together with excellent technical accounting skills.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree Qualification in Finance, Accounting, Commerce or equivalent field
  • At least five years' experience in a leadership role
  • CA or CPA accreditation
  • Local governemtn experience (desirable)
  • Previous experience using Civica's Authority system (desirable)

For more information, or a copy of the job description please get in touch with Kat Fry -

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Gareth Broadrick on 02 8093 0605, quoting ref no. JO-2008-101198. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at