Assistant Director - Management Accounting
Join the team responsible for ensuring the Great Barrier Reef's ecological, social and economic value is available for generations to come.
This role works within the organisation's Corporate Services branch which works collaboratively with other branches to coordinate and deliver professional centralised services on behalf of the Authority and to Authority staff.
Specifically, this role is part of the Finance section responsible for providing financial frameworks, systems, and support.
It is a core requirement of this role and team, to effectively manage key stakeholder relationships to ensure the timely delivery of key projects and promote active business partnering across the Authority.
You will be responsible for providing high-level support, advice, and technical expertise in management accounting to the Chief Finance Officer, and partnering with the Authority’s executive and management teams in regard to budget and operational plan development and performance.
You will also be required to effectively manage key stakeholder relationships to ensure the timely delivery of key projects and promote active business partnering across the Authority.
- Permanent, full-time
- Townsville-based role
- Competitive Salary (EL1)
- 26 days annual leave
- Healthy Lifestyle Allowance
To be successful in this role you will have substantial experience in management accounting with demonstrated leadership capability, and a focus on stakeholder relationship management and collaborative business partnering.
You will also need:
- Tertiary qualifications in business/commerce/accounting.
- Professional membership with CPA or CA.
- Minimum 10 years post-graduate experience in an accounting environment.
- Ability to obtain and maintain a Negative Vetting Level 1 security clearance.
A detailed Position Description and Remuneration and Benefits package information is available on request.
Living in Townsville
Townsville, situated on the north-eastern coast of Queensland, is Australia's largest urban centre north of the Sunshine Coast, with a population of 198,826 (2021).
Located about 350 kilometres south of Cairns and 1,350 kilometres north of Brisbane. Townsville Airport has links to major eastern seaboard cities, as well as Darwin, Bali, and some amazing Queensland regional inland towns.
Considered the unofficial capital of North Queensland by locals, Townsville hosts a significant number of governmental, community, and major business administrative offices for the northern half of the state.
Townsville is a major gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, the Wet Tropics and the Queensland outback. It’s a vibrant and bustling city sitting under the watchful gaze of Castle Hill. Enjoy al fresco dining, Federation-style architecture, and boutique shopping, as well as the cooling ocean breeze and coastal vibe.
Townsville is also Australia’s largest garrison town with Australian Defence Force bases and fascinating military landmarks.