Manager Finance

Applications closing on 25 April 2021, 05:00 PM

Full Time (5-year contract)
$153k-$158k package (including 9.5% Super & Council Vehicle) 

Council’s Governance & Infrastructure Division is seeking an experienced professional to lead the Finance Department and undertake the following:

  • Ensure the integrity of financial systems and information, and Council compliance with all relevant legislative requirements, including Australian Accounting Standards.


  • Develop and maintain a financial reporting framework that delivers accurate and timely information to facilitate well-informed decision-making.


  • Facilitate the development of financial skills across the organisation to assist Managers in service provision.


  • Ensure the efficient levying and collection of Council revenue.


  • Ongoing revision of long-term financial strategies in conjunction with the Executive Management Team.


Mandatory Requirements:

  • Current CA, CPA or IPA membership.


  • Tertiary qualification in Commerce, Business Studies (Accounting) or equivalent.


  • Sound knowledge of Australian Accounting Standards.


  • Demonstrated experience in leading innovative work practices.


  • Outstanding communication skills with stakeholder at all levels of the organisation.


  • Solid background leading teams and fostering a positive culture in the workplace.


  • Excellent communication skills, the ability to effectively liaise with staff, Councillors, customers and the general public.


  • Police Check results that are suitable for this position (will be arranged by Surf Coast Shire Council).


  • A current WWCC.


For further information please contact John Bertoldi on 5261 0600. 

Applications addressing the selection criteria are to be sent online or by post to:

Adam Devereux, Human Resources
Surf Coast Shire Council
PO Box 350, Torquay Vic 3228 - by 5pm on 25 April 2021.


Surf Coast Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer and completes police checks for all employees.               

To be considered for this position a statement addressing the selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description must be provided.