Finance Business Partner

A local government organisation requires a qualified accountant to join their team on a full time basis.
Your new company
Hays NQ have exclusively partnered with Hinchinbrook Shire Council for the recruitment of a Finance Business Partner. The council services over 11,000 people and is situated one hour from North Queensland’s capital, Townsville. Immerse yourself in Ingham’s rich culture and live a stone’s throw away from some of the region’s most picturesque scenery.

Your new role
This newly created role will report directly to the Finance Manager and assist with the council’s management accounting, as well as timely and accurate reporting of the council’s statutory obligations including financial statements. On a day-to-day basis you will be responsible for, but not limited to:
  • Assisting with preparation of the annual budget
  • Monthly variance analysis and reporting
  • Management of tax obligations including GST, PAYG and FBT
  • Managing and training direct reports
  • Development of financial systems, policies, and procedures
  • Internal business partnering across the council

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful you will possess the following:
  • Tertiary accounting qualifications. CA/CPA preferred however not essential
  • Demonstrated experience within an accounting role
  • Experience within TechOne or similar ERP will be highly regarded
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • People management skills

What you'll get in return
This role is highly visible to the executive leadership team and will see you assume the duties of the Finance Manager as required. Working with a strong Government department you will receive invaluable experience which will help build your finance career along with the following remuneration and benefits:
  • $92,840 + 12.5% Super
  • Relocation assistance
  • Potential flexible working arrangements
  • Mentorship from an experienced finance executive

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

For more information please contact Johan Eriksson or Owen Bealing, recruitment experts in Accountancy & Finance across North Queensland on (07) 4417 1105 or email or

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

LHS 297508 #2671607


Job Type
Government & Public Services
QLD, Regional
Senior Finance

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Johan Eriksson, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Townsville
Level 6, Suncorp Tower, 61-73 Sturt St

Telephone: 0744171105

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