Senior Finance and Business Services Officer


Hills and Fleurieu Landscape Board


Mount Barker, SA

Salary etc:

$80,830 - $89,897 p.a. Pro-rata (ASO5) Fixed-term, Part-time.




The Senior Finance and Business Services Officer is an integral role to the Business and Governance Team within the Hills and Fleurieu Landscape Board. The role provides leadership and high quality, efficient and prudent financial management services and support including day to day budget and financial advice to the Hills and Fleurieu Landscape Board, committees of the board, staff, and key external stakeholders.

This role is accountable for the financial management of the board’s finances, financial reporting in line with agreed priorities, and for the compliance with Treasurer’s Instructions, Australian Accounting Standards, and statutory reporting obligations. Responsibilities include ensuring appropriate financial governance arrangements, procurement and financial business systems and processes are in place and are integrated with corporate governance and business frameworks.

Key Role Outcomes

  • The Hills and Fleurieu Landscape Board and managers are provided with professional, timely, relevant and reliable financial and business support service and advice relating to budget management, including budget formulation, analysis, forecasting and financial reporting.
  • The Hills and Fleurieu Landscape Board’s financial statutory and reporting obligations are met on time and include compliance with taxation and superannuation obligations, and funding acquittals to external funding providers.
  • The integrity of the board’s financial statements is maintained through the timely reconciliation of expenditure against approved budgets and resolution of identified variances.
  • Managers have access to a professional, reliable and trusted source of pragmatic, prudent and tactical financial, economic and business advice that assists in their effective planning and decision making processes including the identification of risks and opportunities.
  • Fleet coordination; including fleet reviews, vehicle replacement, booking and servicing registers are maintained and regional fleet standards are developed and implemented.
  • Work practices are initiated to support continuous improvement of financial and business services through integration and streamlining of up-to-date financial and business functions, systems, policies and procedures that meet statutory requirements, relevant legislation, corporate policies and procedures and manage financial and business risk.
  • Collaborative, positive and professional working relationships and partnerships are maintained and facilitate effective, efficient and aligned business operations.
  • Employees reporting to this role are empowered, motivated, have appropriate expertise and meet agreed performance goals that are aligned to plans and expected delivery outcomes.

For further information, please refer to the role description within the link below.

Special Conditions

  • Located at Mt Barker and open to flexible working arrangements through negotiation with the Manager.
  • May be required to participate in fire management and associated duties.
  • The position is located regionally.
  • May be required to work out of hours.
  • A current class “C” driver’s license and willingness and ability to drive is essential.
  • May be required to undertake intrastate/interstate travel.
  • This role has been designated as a Position of Trust pursuant to the standards required in the Australian Government Protective Security Policy Framework. By applying for this role you consent to being screened under the process of obtaining a National Police Clearance (NPC), and to the Board requiring you to obtain a National Police Clearance (NPC).

Contract: Part-time, 30 Hours per week, up to 30 September 2022.

Remuneration: $80,830 - $89,897 per annum (ASO5), pro-rata for part-time hours. 

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