About Worksafe WorkSafe Victoria plays a critical role in the lives of Victorian employers and workers - as the state’s health and safety regulator and as the manager of Victoria’s workers compensation scheme. In both capacities, employers and workers are at the heart of their service. Their aim is to keep all workplaces healthy and safe, and to deliver high quality care and treatment when workers are injured. WorkSafe Victoria’s passion for the wellbeing of Victorian workers brings the organisation together. As they build the WorkSafe of the future they are committed to delivering industry best practice to their people, their customers and the community. They pride themselves on being a great place to work and offer flexibility to facilitate work/life balance. About the role Leading a large finance team, you will be responsible for driving process improvement and operational performance by executing on opportunities for greater efficiency and quality of management information. Critically, you will embrace technology and drive the development of an engaged finance function which is a true enabler of the organisational strategy. In doing so you engage and partner extensively with the senior leadership team. Duties Managing, developing and leading the finance operations function including setting budgets, forecasts and monitoring performance Ensuring a client focused business partnership approach is maintained by the finance operations function in the delivery of services and interactions with all stakeholders Ensuring compliance with all statutory and tax obligations Business planning, budgeting and forecasting Overseeing monthly reporting and providing commentary on financial results and performance Delivery of investment reporting & analysis to the Board, and compliance with prudential requirements Ongoing oversight and improvement of financial controls, systems and processes Cash flow and working capital management Skills and Experience You are CA/CPA qualified, and have ideally compiled an impressive track record and reputation as a high achiever within large and complex organisations. You have highly developed technical accounting skills and commercial acumen, along with proven experience managing complex and high level stakeholder relationships. You are a big picture thinker who is able to reason at a conceptual level, while still maintaining a strong attention to detail. Crucially, you are a natural leader with a strong depth of experience in managing large teams, and have the confidence and credibility to engage effectively and build relationships with senior executives and operational stakeholders. Benefits Strong organisational reputation with mandate to drive change Collaborative and friendly working environment Central Geelong location with state of the art offices Attractive remuneration (including salary packaging) and benefits Worksafe offer a range of great benefits, including work variety, workplace flexibility and leave options, learning and development opportunities, and a leading health and wellbeing program. Only people with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position. You will be required to undergo a National Police Check as part of the recruitment process. Please note, this is a Fixed Term Contract (Maternity Leave Position) through to the 30th June 2022. To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Adam Koch on 0414 272 260. Note that all direct and third party applications will be forwarded to Sharp & Carter for consideration.