General Manager Corporate Services (CFO) - SGW

Job Title: General Manager Corporate Services (CFO) - SGW
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gippsland, Victoria
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JO-2010-101662_1602219452
Contact Name: Paris Plompen
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 09, 2020 15:57

Job Description

  • Optimise performance and strengthen financial sustainability
  • Leading regional water corporation 90 mins from Melbourne
  • Benefits of a regional lifestyle with flexible working options available

South Gippsland Water (SGW) is a service provider responsible for water and wastewater service provision for over 20,000 customers. We aim to contribute to economic development and provide environmentally sustainable water and wastewater services, in a way that benefits our customers and the wider community in the Region. SGW routinely delivers strong customer satisfaction results within the Victorian Water Sector. This newly created role provides the opportunity to build on these results by engaging on areas of value to the community.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the General Manager Corporate Services will provide effective strategy and advice, inspirational leadership, and be a trusted advisor to the broader business, the Executive, and Board. Leading a team of professionals across the corporate services function, your focus will be to ensure a long-term commercial and sustainable approach exists within the business, ensuring South Gippsland Water can achieve its business and strategic objectives while continuously improving its performance. Providing advice and options to support informed decision-making and organisational strategy, the GM Corporate Services will also act as the CFO of the organisation.

With CPA/CA qualifications, you will have oversight for the operations and administration of the organisation's finance, procurement, strategy, risk, governance and compliance, and ICT functions. You will be an engaging and proactive leader, with extensive experience in strategic financial management, as well as broader business management.

To succeed in this role you will be an enthusiastic and resilient leader with a well-rounded skill-set. You will bring strong commercial acumen and technical expertise from either the public or private sector. Experience working in a regulated environment will set you up for success, and you will possess a collaborative and partnership-oriented approach to getting things done. You will enjoy being seen as a natural 'go-to' person, and have a flexible and adaptable approach to generating business solutions.

South Gippsland Water is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to promoting a diverse, inclusive and flexible work environment.

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Or for a confidential discussion, please contact Carla Bent on 0422 582 992 or Seamus Scanlon on 0455 118 868 from Davidson who are partnering with SGW on this search.

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