Senior Finance Business Partner

Located at CFA Headquarters, Burwood East

Ongoing, Full Time

$122,929 - $138,249 pa (plus 10.5% superannuation) PTA 6
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Department: Country Fire Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Finance and Accounting
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Burwood East
Reference: VG/1689344
Closing Date: 06-Feb-2023
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - Snr Finance BP 2021-06.docx (Word, 435KB)
Job Specification

PD - Snr Finance BP 2021-06.pdf (PDF, 297KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Celeste Brack

Position Details

The Country Fire Authority (CFA) is one of the world's largest, and most highly regarded, community-based emergency services organisations. We are proud of the work we do in protecting lives and property, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  CFA strives to be a values-based organisation and an organisation of choice for volunteers and employees, where people with a variety of skills, experiences and backgrounds all add value through the roles they perform.

About the Role:

Reporting to the Manager Finance Business Partnering, the Senior Finance Business Partner is the primary financial advisor to the Executive member(s) for the relevant business areas.

This role requires commercial insight and strategic thinking combined with leadership skills and an in depth understanding of external economic factors. You will be able to present and articulate complex business options and challenge management thinking, influencing the financial and business decisions of leadership teams within business areas at CFA.

About You:

The successful applicant will have:

  • Demonstrated business analysis skills including the ability to interpret, analyse and synthesis information and translate into succinct and meaningful intelligence for the broader finance and procurement team
  • A professional accounting qualification (ie current CPA, CA or equivalent) is highly desirable and/or demonstrated experience in similar role
  • Superior communications skills including the capacity to actively listen and speak with confidence and presence
  • Proven experience fostering collaborative working relationships in a complex environment.

Candidate must meet all key selection criteria to be considered.

Your application:

When applying for a position with CFA, the key to progressing in the selection process is the quality of your application. Your application must demonstrate that you have the qualifications, experience, key attributes and skills required for the position.

Your application should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume

Submitting your application:

When you click the 'apply' button you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details and respond to employment-related questions.

Pre-employment checks:

Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who:

  • Can provide acceptable evidence that they meet full vaccination status (includes booster dose).
  • Successfully complete a National Police History Check and Working with Children Check

CFA is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse, inclusive, and safe volunteer and work environment. Our aim is to have a volunteer and paid workforce that reflects the community it serves.  First Nations people, women, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. 

If at any stage of the recruitment and selection process you require an alternative format to the application material or reasonable adjustment to the interview arrangements, please don't hesitate to contact the person listed on the ad or alternatively, email

To comply with Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working in emergency services must be fully vaccinated (boosted) against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. To support your application, and to be compliant with any public health orders in place at the time of, and during, your employment, you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of full vaccination (boosted) against COVID-19.

Applications close: 11:59pm 6 February 2023.


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