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    The City of Salisbury is one of South Australia’s largest and most progressive Councils, serving a growing community of 147,000 residents in a region of ever increasing economic and social importance to the State’s future.  With a total income of $144m, assets of $2.1b and a significant focus on progressive community engagement and partnerships, the City has an exciting future focused on enhancing economic, social and sustainability outcomes.

    Reporting to the Director Business Transformation, this newly created position will play a pivotal role in driving the successful implementation of new financial modules as part the cloud eco-system within the City of Salisbury.  Working closely with the Technology and Digital Solutions team, other Divisions and a broad range of stakeholders, responsibilities include:

    • charting the course for successful implementation in an agile methodology;
    • leading the team through documentation optimisation of pre/post processes and user story requirements to deliver quality outcomes enabled by technology;
    • implementing and embedding the new financial solution within agreed timeframes and budget;
    • collaborating with agile delivery teams and internal and external stakeholders to plan and execute full lifecycle delivery of assigned objectives;
    • managing a network of complex relationships and risks across multiple modules for the project, including the preferred partners’ Project Manager;
    • optimising the new finance solution to align with Council’s financial requirements;
    • facilitating finance transformation workshops to enhance financial processes, reporting and systems;
    • ensuring project plans, and vendors are managed as required for the finance stream of the Project.

    Ideally CA/CPA qualified with a strong finance or accounting background, you will have a proven track record of implementing similar financial systems in a comparable medium to large and diverse organisation. Exceptional project management skills and experience working across various project methodologies (agile scrum, kanban and/or waterfall/Prince2) are important. Your ability to lead, inspire and empower a multi-disciplinary team to make considered decisions and achieve outcomes, together with exceptional communication and stakeholder engagement skills will be critical to success.

    This position will play a pivotal role in future proofing Council’s financial systems and governance and will suit a high calibre professional who is respectful, accountable, collaborative and service oriented. Make an enquiry to discuss this unique role designed to add value to the entity and most importantly, the community it serves.

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    For further information on our client, please visit salisbury.sa.gov.au

    Applications including a cover letter and CV should be addressed to Andrew Reed and Bernie Dyer.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

    For a confidential discussion, please call (08) 8100 8849.

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