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Chief Financial Officer

West Daly Regional Council

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified and experienced Chief Financial Officer (CFO) located at Darwin in the Northern Territory, to join the West Daly Regional Council (Council).

Located within the Top End of the Northern Territory, the West Daly Regional Council (Council) covers 14,000 square kilometres and has a population of more than 3700 residents throughout the communities of Wadeye, Nganmarriyanga and Peppimenarti as well as the surrounding 33 homelands, 14 of which are serviced by Council. Wadeye is the largest remote community and the fifth largest town in the Northern Territory. A young and vibrant Regional Council, our vision is to deliver quality services and support development opportunities, including local jobs for local people, along with implementing a range of strategies that will help shape a prosperous and sustainable future for the region.

The CFO is responsible for leadership of Council’s Financial Services Division. This exciting new Executive Leadership role will provide strategic financial advice to the CEO, the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) and to the Elected Members, ensuring timely financial management reporting, compliance, commercial and strategic insight, operational improvement, and organisational growth.

Functional responsibilities of the CFO include:

  • Finance;
  • Budget;
  • Rates Management;
  • Record Management;
  • Financial Reporting;
  • Payroll;• Grants & Funding;
  • Tenders;
  • Audit, Risk & Compliance;
  • Governance;
  • Procurement; and
  • Accounts (incl Banking administration)

If you are passionate about making a difference in local community and are a suitably qualified and experienced Executive Leader, we would love to hear from you!

Interested to know more? Please reach out to Belinda Beltz, People & Culture Specialist on 0409 002 654 or email recruitment@westdaly.nt.gov.au using the subject line: Chief Financial Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs.

A position description is attached.

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