First listed on: 26 January 2022

Team Leader - Finance

Our people at Central Highlands Water (CHW) have welcomed 2022 with their focus set firmly on our refreshed strategic direction to enhance and deliver our:

  • Customer experience
  • Employee experience
  • Business transformation
  • Digital transformation

Together, we’re actively working on evolving to the CHW of the future and, right now, we’re seeking critical thinkers, innovators, outcome achievers and collaborators to help navigate and drive our journey.

We require dedicated individuals, across a number of teams, to help us all become the best we can be, while also ensuring our customers, our people and safety are always our number one priority.

About the role:
Our Team Leader Finance will support our Financial Controller in the preparation of timely and accurate financial and management accounting information. They will offer financial analysis, strategic advice and support across CHW, driving process improvement and providing leadership and support to the Finance Team.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing effective support, coordination and leadership to members of the Finance team
  • Building and fostering relationships with business partners to drive continuous improvement in financial data
  • Providing technical support, mentoring and other professional support to customers on matters relating to finance and evidence-based decision-making, embedding processes and improving utilisation of systems
  • Providing thought leadership to the organisation on finance related innovations
  • Be proactive in working collaboratively and participate in project teams to manage financial problems, streamline processes, develop new tools and deliver enhancements
  • Managing month end reporting processes
  • Managing and coordinating annual budgets and reforecasts
  • Supporting the Financial Controller with the planning, managing and coordinating 5-year asset revaluation
  • Planning and completing monthly, quarterly and annual submissions to DELWP, DTF and ABS
  • Preparing draft annual tax return, adhering to the National Tax Equivalent Regime (NTER)
  • Development and implementation of accounting policies, procedures and internal controls.
  • Contributing to the 5-year Water Pricing Submission and annual Corporate Plan processes.
  • Contributing to the planning, managing and coordinating of the Annual Report process

Click here for a more detailed position description.

What’s in it for you:
Working for one of our region’s largest employers you will be part of an organisation that is high achieving, cohesive and always striving for better customer outcomes. We’re full of everyday people who are great to work with and reflect our community!

At CHW you will:

  • Have access to training and development opportunities that will further develop your knowledge and skills
  • Gain access to career advancement opportunities across the organisation
  • Be part of an organisation that strongly promotes work life balance, flexibility, safety and wellbeing
  • Have access to rostered days off (RDOs)
  • Work in an organisation that makes a difference to our community
  • Be part of an organisation that cares about you, your safety and wellbeing

Is 2022 your year to take on a challenge and to make a difference? Take the next step and apply for our Team Leader Finance opportunity.

How to apply:

  • Before submitting your application, we recommend that you read our Job Application Pack which has important information about how to apply.
  • Please ensure you provide a cover letter, resume and a statement addressing the key selection criteria.
If you would like to have a confidential chat about the role or to email your application, please email and a member of the People, Culture & Safety team will get in touch with you.

Applications close: 5:00pm, Monday 7 February 2022

At CHW we are dedicated to supporting our team’s physical and mental wellbeing. We offer flexible and hybrid working opportunities. We assist our team to develop, as people and as leaders. We value diversity and inclusion - our workforce is a place where the melding of a range of views and perspectives is celebrated.

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