GM Business Services and Performance (CFO) - Lower Murray Water

Job Title: GM Business Services and Performance (CFO) - Lower Murray Water
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mildura, Victoria
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JO-2004-100072_1585869435
Contact Name: Paris Plompen
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 03, 2020 11:24

Job Description

  • Optimise performance and strengthen financial sustainability
  • Diverse corporate service function (finance, regulation, risk, ICT)
  • Combine career opportunity and regional lifestyle in beautiful Mildura

Lower Murray Water (LMW) is a large regional organisation headquartered in Mildura, servicing diverse communities across the region, stretching from Kerang to the South Australian border. A unique organisation, LMW operates both urban and rural water businesses which support domestic and commercial customers from households through to large-scale irrigation operations. As a leader within the region, LMW has established itself as a major contributor to enhancing regional prosperity, directly impacting social, environmental and economic benefits.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the General Manager Business Services and Performance will be the key financial strategist and a trusted advisor to the Executive leadership team and Board. Leading a team of professionals across the corporate services function, your focus will be to ensure a long-term commercial and sustainable approach exists within the business, ensuring LMW can achieve its business and strategic objectives while continuously improving its performance. Using commercial disciplines within a Victorian government agency, you will help drive value, through a range of strategic initiatives with customers, other agencies and organisations that deliver improved productivity and better outcomes for all parties.

With CPA/CA qualifications, you will have the ability to generate creative solutions for varied financial issues and effectively communicate advice. You will be an engaging and proactive leader, with extensive experience in strategic financial management, as well as broader business management.

Lower Murray Water is looking for someone to lead the wider corporate services function for the organisation. So while your experience will allow you to step in at the CFO level, you will also have a well-rounded skill-set with the ability to lead communications and technology (ICT), risk management and information, regulation planning and delivery, and internal governance. Furthermore, you will have experience providing strategic financial advice to a CEO and / or Board, and a track record of enhancing delivery and profitability within a complex service delivery organisation.

To apply for this role, please upload your resume or go to and search the job title. For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Seamus Scanlon on 0455 118 868 or Carla Bent on 03 9929 9513.

For a detailed candidate information pack, please email

Lower Murray Water is an equal opportunity employer, and values the contributions of a workforce as diverse as the communities it serves. We are committed to creating a connected, diverse workforce and providing flexibility and support to meet individual needs.