Chief Finance Officer, Strategic Finance

  • Executive Package $ 336,341 – $ 351,379
  • Lead Strategic Finance Role for ACT Government
  • Hybrid Working Arrangements

The Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate (CMTEDD) leads the ACT public sector and works collaboratively both within government and with the community to achieve its outcomes. As a central agency, CMTEDD provides strategic advice and support to the Chief Minister, Directorate Ministers, and the Cabinet on policy, economic and financial matters, service delivery, whole of government issues, and intergovernmental relations.

Strategic Finance is responsible for the financial stewardship and budgetary management of CMTEDD and the ACT Executive, including budget strategy and development and monthly financial and annual reporting. Reporting to the Director-General/Head of Service, the CFO is an integral part of the executive management team. In this role you will provide high-level strategic advice on matters relating to the financial management of the Directorate, including on the quality of information provided. The complexity of this leadership position is unique due to the multiple large and complex business activities of the Directorate, including advice on reporting through to the Under Treasurer, multiple Deputy Directors-General and Deputy Under Treasurers, budget reporting for the ACT Executive (government ministers ) and multiple independent small agencies.

The appointee will have extensive and proven experience in the lead financial executive role (CFO) in a substantial and complex organization, including responsibility for the provision of critical high level strategic financial advice to the Executive. An understanding of government would be an advantage. Exceptional high-level stakeholder engagement and strategic financial management skills will be critical to successfully deliver CMTEDD’s strategic financial objectives.

To obtain the Information for Candidates, email [email protected], quoting J16004. If further information is required after reviewing documentation and, please contact Mark LelliottManaging Partner, or Grant NicholManaging Partner, and NGS Global on +61 3 8626 0600 or 1300 138 863.

To apply, send a cover letter and CV to [email protected] Applications close 5pm AEST on Friday July 22nd. A concurrent search is being undertaken.

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