Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Muswellbrook, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 5/10/2020
Reference: JO-2008-101198_1600050255
Contact Name: Gareth Broadrick
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 14, 2020 12:24

Job Description

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 - Muswellbrook Shire Council

The Financial Controller is a key role within 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.

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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 government experience (desirable)
  • Previous experience using Civica's Authority system (desirable)

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 or call 0402 639 4312 / 02 8093 0605, quoting ref no. JO-2008-101198. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at

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