Overview

Albury City Council

The Position
The position will deliver Council’s Finance Business Partner function, through pro-actively partnering with senior stakeholders to inform, advise and support financial management decision making and business strategy development. 

  • Working 35 hours per week with a fortnightly RDO
  • Flexible working arrangement
  • Come and work for an engaging and dynamic team

About us 
We are the facilitator of a thriving, resilient and liveable city full of opportunities, and the custodians of an environment like no other. We ensure Albury is a great place to live, work and invest.   

Qualifications & experience 

  • Tertiary qualifications in Accounting or equivalent relevant qualification
  • CPA/CA Qualification (or working towards)
  • Demonstrated experience working in a supervisory accountant role within a diverse organisation

Tasks & responsibilities 

  • Lead & manage a small team of Finance Business Partners including; performance management, training and development, workflow coordination and developing a high level of morale and harmony.
  • Pro-actively partner Council’s various business units through the provision of insightful & actionable recommendations to assist decision making and improve business outcomes. 
  • Develop, manage & coordinate monthly financial performance review processes with senior stakeholders across the organisation. Identify emerging budget issues, forecast and re-forecast budget estimates to provide timely and accurate reporting over Council’s EOFY forecast position. 
  • Manage & coordinate quarterly and annual budget review cycles, maintain and update Council’s four year and Ten Year Financial Plan including the conduct of budget workshops with senior stakeholders.
  • Contribute to the corporate planning process through the preparation of budgetary components of the delivery plan and operational plan.

Hours
Based on a 35 hour week, with actual days and times being Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm, with an RDO in accordance with AlburyCity’s RDO guidelines. 

Benefits 

Live and work in a culture rich location minutes from the Murray River, just a short drive to one of Victoria’s best wine regions and with the ski fields so close you will be zooming down the mountains in under two hours.  

Our employee benefits include professional development and flexible working conditions. Our conditions of employment support equal opportunities and an ethical, diverse, and inclusive workplace. 

We also recognise and value your priorities beyond work. It’s important to us that you have a sustainable work–life balance, so we offer flexible working arrangements, a nine-day fortnight (full-time staff) and a range of leave options and support programs.

AlburyCity is committed to being a child safe organisation by creating cultures, adopting strategies and taking action to empower children. We work hard to keep them safe from harm because child safety is everyone’s responsibility.

This role closes on the 19 February 2024 The role may close earlier for the right applicant. Should you require any further information for this role please email Stephen Brynes on [email protected] or call on 02 6023 8123.