Chief Financial Officer

  • Burnie Council
  • 80 Wilson Street, Burnie TAS 7320, Australia
  • Dec 22, 2020
Full time Accounting and Finance

Job Description

Job Type

Full Time


See more information in Information for Applicants pack below

Position Description

Position Description(PDF, 683KB)

At Burnie City Council, we are proud of our workforce and passionate about the community we serve. We employ a team of almost 200 people committed to shaping our city into a vibrant, thriving and beautiful place.

We are looking for a new Chief Financial Officer that will bring sound knowledge, experience and leadership qualities to achieve the corporate and business related objectives of Council.

Our Council is an Employer of Choice and an equal opportunity employer who strives for excellence in the delivery of financial services.

This new role will see you reporting to the Director of Corporate. This position is integral to Council and will be a key adviser to Council and the executive management team.

Information for Applicants(PDF, 714KB)

Qualifications and Experience

A tertiary qualification in accounting or business and relevant experience along with an Associate membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia or CPA membership of CPA Australia is essential.

Demonstrated experience and proven ability to provide quality advice on financial strategy and management, accounting, business and service planning, development of systems and reporting, in a government organisation.

To be successful you will

  • A consultative and empowering leadership style.
  • Strength in developing sound systems and processes.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and people management skills.
  • Strong IT skills and an aptitude for innovation, together with a contemporary approach to ensuring financial compliance through education and awareness.

The rewards

  • Member of a committed and cohesive team
  • Assisting Council to serve a vibrant and caring community
  • A supportive and diverse work environment
  • Competitive employment package

To apply

Application close 5.00 pm, Friday 29 January 2021.

Applications should include a current copy of your resume along with the addressed selection criteria which you can find in the Position Description.

For further enquiries please contact Samantha Boarder on 0490 549 924 or

Job Closing Date

Jan 29, 2021