Chief Financial Officer

Job No: COR951
Location: North Ryde

About Us

The City of Ryde is just 12kms from Sydney CBD, is home to a culturally diverse community of over 100,000+ residents and has an abundance of natural landscapes, parklands, scenic waterways, and areas of historical significance.


About the Role

As the CFO, you will be responsible for ensuring all financial aspects and activities of the Council are managed to the highest possible standards and compliance. In addition, you will lead the Finance/Corporate Services team to deliver efficient, comprehensive and fully integrated financial management services to Council.

Reporting to the Director of Corporate Services, the role will emphasise continuous improvement and development of efficient and effective workflow processes and systems while meeting regulatory and legislative requirements. You will provide timely and accurate specialist advice and reports to the General Manager, Executive Team, and Council in the long-term strategic planning, policy development and maximizing operational efficiencies for Council.

Tertiary qualified in a finance or accounting discipline; you will have a proven track record in providing a thorough understanding of governance and financial reporting within a local government setting. Experience in leading and inspiring a multi-disciplinary team while building a culture of collaboration and shared vision in a political environment.

The City of Ryde has many benefits, including flexible work arrangements, an active health and well-being program, learning & development.


How to Apply

To download a comprehensive information pack and apply, visit and enter ref 144302 in the search function, or click on the following link

For a confidential discussion, call Susanne Lyall on (02) 9277 7000. Applications close Monday, 6th December 2021 at 5pm.


City of Ryde is committed to Equal Employment and Child Safety

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