Chief Financial Officer

Hilltops Council Full Time Permanent 14/10/2021

Time to lean in to your leadership journey

Hilltops Council is located in the Canberra Region Tablelands of NSW and just over an hour north of Canberra it features the lovely towns of Young, Harden-Murrumburrah, Boorowa and surrounding villages. Renowned for its agriculture including viticulture, cropping, horticulture and sheep grazing. 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 all making the Hilltops region a vibrant place to live, work and play.

Hilltops is seeking an innovative, motivated and values driven leader with a strong financial, governance 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 so you can continue to grow your leadership by working closely with your Executive team members.

You will have responsibility for 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 the 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 this opportunity at Hilltops.

Applications close 9am Thursday 4 November 2021.

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