Manager Business and Performance

Manager Business & Performance

Contract - Full time (1.0 FTE)

If you’re looking for a big job in a small council that makes a difference in a friendly community, this could be your opportunity.

Mansfield Shire Council wishes to appoint a committed and resourceful professional to the role of Manager Business & Performance.

Council’s business manager has diverse responsibilities so would be ideal if you want to take the next step as a manager. In this role you will provide management, leadership and strategic advice to ensure Council meets it financial, accounting and reporting requirements.

To do this you will be a member of Council’s Senior Leadership Group and oversee Council’s Information Technology, Revenue and Finance teams.  

Applicants are required to:

► Lead the delivery of the vision and objectives of Council through the Information Technology, Revenue and Finance teams, ensuring compliance with legal and statutory obligations.
► Ensure a system of quality budgeting, financial planning, cost control, procurement, and other financial
measures including statutory financial reporting is developed, implemented and maintained.
► Oversee the IT implementation of appropriate corporate reporting tools and systems to enable a corporate
view of the organisation to be communicated effectively.
► Ensure that Council’s Digital Transformation Strategy and implementation plan is reviewed, updated,
progressed and reported to reflect best practice.
► Ensure financial and organisational reports are prepared and provided on a regular and timely basis in
accordance with Council and Executive Management Team requirements, including monthly and quarterly
finance reports, Long Term Financial Plan, and other reports as required from time to time.
► Act as Council’s principal accounting officer responsible for the preparation of all statutory returns and
reports in accordance with Australian Accounting Standards, including financial statements, annual Victoria
Grants Commission returns and operating statements.
► Facilitate the development of Department budgets by ensuring support, advice and training is available in a
timely manner.
► Manage Council’s investments to maximise investment return within acceptable risk management policies
including regular weekly management of Council’s investment portfolio to ensure cash flow requirements
are maintained.
► Support the General Manager and provide input to the development and implementation of Council’s
Strategic, Business, Asset Management, Long Term Financial Plan, and other strategies and programs
within budget, corporate goals and agreed timeframes.
► Coordinate Council’s Internal Audit function and liaise with auditors to ensure the internal audit plan is
► Act as Council’s key organisational contact for the Audit and Risk Committee and coordinate Committee
meetings including preparing of agendas and reports or coordination of such from across the organisation.

This position attracts a remuneration package of circa $140K per annum (incl. superannuation).

For all the details, please refer to the Work with Us / Information for Applicants page of Council’s website and find a link to the position description here.

Written applications close at 5:00pm on Monday 6 December 2021.  For a confidential discussion regarding the position contact Kurt Heidecker, General Manager, Community & Corporate Services on 03 5775 8548.

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Last Updated: Tuesday, 7 December, 2021 - 09:07