The core of this role is the ability to deliver clear and accurate financial and commercial reports with valuable insight to Council and the Executive team.
Oversight of internal financial management.
We need you to lead your team (of eleven) to work across the organisation, assisting with all aspects of financial reporting – thinking strategically, working inclusively, and creating valuable and innovative improvements.
Things you will be proud of:
Your acumen, information and data will help us achieve our strategic outcomes and help adapt our organisation for the future of local government and the community’s needs.
You will lead change and develop new ways of doing things. You will model this with your team – encouraging and developing them in their work and enjoy helping or assisting the organisation.
You can present to the Council and Executive team when helpful and will have taken opportunities to learn and develop in your role.
You will know you have made a difference with something positive, local and real.
The boxes you will need to tick
You will have proven experience in financial management and reporting, providing strategic and commercially focussed advice to a significantly- sized organisation.
You will have shown that you can deliver easily understood, high-quality information, on time and have had extensive experience in internal financial management and control.
You will have successfully led or been part of a change initiative involving other people or direct reports.
We expect you can see the big picture with an ability to analyse and adapt, to deliver insightful, innovative future-focused solutions where desired.
You will have a degree in finance, accounting, economics, or a similar subject major and CA membership or equivalent.
At Council, we offer:
- A warm, professional culture – we are transforming our organisation to be ‘fit for the future’- and reflective of our district- innovative, inclusive, diverse, smart and fun.
- Flexible work from home/work arrangements and a variety of exciting and challenging work
- Competitive salary
- Income protection and discounted health insurance
- Professional development – for technical skills, management, and wellbeing.
Waitaki District is mountains, bush, beaches, skiing, affordable housing, wildlife, unique geology, heritage, great coffee, cheese rolls and a wonderful sense of community.
Come and join us.
Up for the challenge?
We would love to hear from you; apply now! We want outstanding people and talent- and we will develop and support you.
Please use the APPLY NOW button to progress your application or call
Pamela Peters of Farrow Jamieson on +64
9 9159145 for a confidential chat.