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Financial Business Partner

About the role

Join the Financial Services team at Hepburn Shire as an experienced Financial Business Partner in this newly created position. This is a great opportunity to make this brand new role your own as you deliver financial services support and advice to managers and key stakeholders. The Business Partner will build engaging relationships across Council departments to add value and give meaningful advice through analysis and investigation. You will be a key contact in the Financial Services team and provide assistance and accurate data including budgets, forecasts and other reports to managers.

This is a temporary 2-year, full time position and is classified at Band 7 with a commencing salary of $86,280 per annum, plus 10% super.

What we’re looking for

Our new Financial Business Partner will have a strong initiative and best practice approach to the delivery of financial advice and services, and will be motivated to make positive improvements to Councils operations. You will have well-developed interpersonal skills and demonstrated experience in building effective relationships across a variety of departments. The successful candidate will also need high-level verbal and written communication skills with the ability to translate financial jargon in conversation, correspondence and reports. Applicants will hold qualifications in accounting, finance or commerce with proven experience in a related role. Past experience in local government is favorable but we value any experience from a similar environment.

For more information, please download a copy of the Position Description

How to apply

Click Apply Now! and submit your application through SEEK including a cover letter, resume and statement addressing the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the position description. Please include in your application a copy of your qualifications and certificates (if relevant).

If you have further questions please contact People and Culture on (03) 5348 2306 or at

Applications close 5pm Monday 4 October 2021.

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Closing date

5pm Monday 4 October 2021

Position Description

Position Description – Financial Business Partner

Employment Type

Temporary Full Time


$86,280 per annum, plus 10% super.