Chief Financial Officer

Hilltops Council Full Time Permanent 29/04/2021

Hilltops Council is located in the Canberra Region Tablelands of NSW, just over an hour north of Canberra, featuring the towns of Young, Harden-Murrumburrah, Boorowa and surrounding villages. Renowned for its agriculture, including sheep grazing, cropping, horticulture and viticulture, Hilltops is a thriving region offering a relaxed country lifestyle and diverse economy. We value and protect our friendly community spirit, pristine natural environment, and deep cultural heritage. There are strong connections between our community, environment, economy, infrastructure and Council, making the Hilltops region a vibrant place to live, work and visit.

We are seeking an innovative leader with a strong financial and assets focus that can plan and deliver long term financial health to Council and outstanding service to our community.

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is an important member of the Executive Team and reports to the General Manager. You will have responsibility of helping Council maintain its financial sustainability over the short and long term, as well as overseeing the governance area which provides high quality advice and support to Council and Senior Management on matters relating to risk, governance, internal audit, insurance and legal service.
You will promote an organisational-wide understanding of Council’s financial needs and have extensive experience in long term financial planning and budgetary processes along with financial accounting, procurement and contract management.

This is a permanent role and an attractive remuneration package will be available for the right candidate.

Please visit our website to obtain a detailed Information Package about the role and the Application Form. Once you have read these please contact Helen Lever on 0423 157 558 for a confidential discussion regarding the position.

Applications close 9am Monday 24 May 2021.

Only those with the right to work in Australia need apply.