Manager Finance (Re-Advertised With Increased Remuneration Package)

Edward River Council Full Time Permanent 6/05/2022

Edward River Council was proclaimed in May 2016, following the amalgamation of the former Conargo Shire Council and Deniliquin Council into one strong, cohesive and dynamic organisation. Council provides services and support to a community of approximately 9,000 permanent residents across a region covering 8,881 square kilometres, including the town of Deniliquin and the six rural villages of Blighty, Booroorban, Conargo, Mayrung, Pretty Pine and Wanganella. The Council offices are situated at Deniliquin which is an aquatic playground on the beautiful Edward River, a tributary of the Murray River. The perfect escape for waterskiing, wakeboarding and fishing, as well as bushwalking, cycling and golf, this waterside town is also home to the world-famous Deni Ute Muster.

Edward River Council is seeking a suitably experienced and qualified Finance Manager to join the organisation. Reporting to the Director Corporate Services you will be responsible for the timely and accurate management of the Council’s finances including the preparation of the long-term financial plan, the annual budget, the monthly finance reports, the annual financial statements, rates and revenue and for all the activities associated with the Department.

To be considered for this role you must have degree qualifications in Accounting or Business, have current professional membership as a CPA or equivalent and extensive experience developing organisation budgets and long-term financial plans.

To succeed in this role you must be an inspirational leader, a skilled communicator and a team player with a pragmatic approach to ‘making things happen’.

This role offers excellent career and lifestyle opportunities for the right person. To attract a high calibre person, Council is offering a very attractive remuneration package and personal development opportunities.

Interested? For further information on this role please download the position’s Information Pack, Position Description and Selection Criteria from our website at

Applications including a full CV, covering letter and response to the position’s selection criteria must be completed online through our website. Applicants must address the selection criteria to be considered for the role.

For further details please contact Peter Evans, Local Government Management Solutions on 0414 193 770 for a confidential discussion.

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Applications close 5pm, Monday 30 May 2022.