General Manager Finance

Reference Number: 8285aa

Location: Taupo

  • Strategic role in high-performing Executive Team.
  • Make a positive impact for the community you live in.
  • Excellent lifestyle awaits you in one of NZ’s most attractive places to live.

 

Who are we? Ko wai mātou?

Taupō District Council is a progressive organisation committed to becoming the best we can be, and we are looking for people who share our dedication to excellence and continuous improvement. We are looking for great people to join us who want to be part of something exciting – striving to be the best Council in Aotearoa! Guided by values of uniting, connecting, and delivering, we recognise that, together, we can help create a bright future for our district and the communities we serve. 

Click here to view Taupō District Council’s strategic plan.

 

About the role – Ngā āhuatanga o te tūranga

Reporting to the CEO as a key member of the Executive Leadership team, the General Manager Finance will play a key role in looking ahead through the everchanging landscape to ensure that Taupō District Council is best placed to overcome the challenges and take advantage of the opportunities that are coming through Local Government reform. The highly capable Finance function will allow you to focus on the more strategic elements of the role providing you with the opportunity to maximise the value you provide the organisation.

 

Who we are looking for - Kei te kimi mātou i tēnei momo tangata

Experience of working in Local Government is of interest, but you may well have gained relevant experience from other sectors. We are interested in hearing from you if you can show that you have the below skills and experience.

  • Assisting complex organisations to navigate through times of change and uncertainty through the provision of accurate, insightful financial information.
  • Coaching and developing your teams; creating a high-performance culture.
  • Good understanding of financial best practice in managing an organisation’s liabilities and investments.
  • How your focus on continuous improvement has resulted in efficiencies leading to financial gains for your organisation.

 

What we offer - Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou

People who live and work here say they find the work life balance exceptional with ample opportunity to get out and about in our wonderful environment and enjoy a healthy, active, lifestyle.

When you join us, you will enjoy a rewarding career full of opportunities to develop, along with a positive and supportive culture. We do this through:

  • Skills and development opportunities across different functional jobs.
  • A strong focus on employee health, wellness, and wellbeing, with discounted gym membership, and health insurance.
  • A flexible work environment – work from home options and flexible hours to promote a great work-life balance.
  • Assistance with ongoing professional development – we offer access to training that will support your career growth.
  • Relocation facilitation – if you are joining us from outside of the district, we will work with you to make a seamless transition.
  • Generous leave entitlements!
  • A supportive, strengths-based environment where you can bring the best version of yourself to work.

Click here to view a promotional video of Taupō on YouTube.

 

To apply in strict confidence now, please complete the ‘apply for this job’ application form, attaching your cover letter and CV. Applications close on 8 August 2022 at 9.00 am. Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

Click here to view the Position Description document.

For more information please phone Neil Munro on +64 22 694 9620.

To apply use application form or email cvakl@sheffield.co.nz

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