Chief Financial Officer

Job Description

Title: Chief Financial Officer

Company Name: Venues West

Vacancy: 3

Job Location: Perth, CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs

Employment Status: Full Time

Chief Financial Officer

About VenuesWest

At VenuesWest our vision is to deliver world class sport and entertainment experiences. VenuesWest takes pride in owning and/or operating 13 of Western Australia’s major sporting and entertainment venues, including the newly opened Optus Stadium and the iconic RAC Arena, but also HBF Park, HBF Stadium, HBF Arena, Bendat Basketball Centre and Perth Motorplex. Our portfolio of assets is currently valued at over $2 billion and continues to grow.

With over six million visitors a year, we play an increasingly important role in the lives of Western Australians by offering opportunities for those pursuing elite sport, a range of options for individuals or families choosing to live healthy, active lifestyles and a variety of entertainment experiences for all West Australians

Workplace Diversity

VenuesWest upholds a working environment that is free from discrimination in accordance with Equal Opportunity legislation. We are seeking to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our customers and to improve equal opportunity outcomes for our employees. Our goal is to increase the representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disabilities in our workforce.  

VenuesWest has put in place strategies to achieve equality for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disabilities. These strategies include utilising Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 and specifically targeting vacant positions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and people with disabilities employment. Preference for appointment to this position will be given to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people or people with disabilities.

About the Role

VenuesWest is seeking a qualified finance professional to lead our Finance team. The Chief Financial Officer develops and manages the financial strategy for VenuesWest providing specialist advice to the Finance, Audit and Risk Management Committee (FARM), CEO, and Executive Team.  It is responsible for providing leadership and direction to the VenuesWest Finance team and ensuring the effective, efficient and compliant delivery of a financial management, budgeting and accounting services to VenuesWest.

This is a full time, permanent opportunity based at HBF Stadium in Mount Claremont with mobility required between the portfolio of facilities.

VenuesWest is supportive of a healthy work/life balance and offers with this role a full gym and aquatic membership as well as discounts on our programs and purchases in the cafés.

About the Person

Leading a team of 9 it is important that the successful applicant demonstrates strong leadership and people management skills whilst upholding and demonstrating high standards of honesty and integrity.

You will have high-level skills, knowledge and experience in a senior role responsible for a broad range of finance services including:

  • Ensuring compliance with the Financial Management Act
  • Development, implementation and management of financial accounting and budgeting policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of Australian Accounting Standards, the Financial Management Act 2006, Treasurers Instruction and relevant public sector policies and processes.

A Tertiary qualification in accounting, finance or related discipline; and membership of a professional accounting body in compliance with Treasurer’s Instruction TI 824 Chief Finance Officers are requirements of this role.

For any further job-related information please contact Steve Paul on (08) 9441 8324.

For information on VenuesWest and its venues please visit our website www.venueswest.wa.gov.au

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, you must submit a:

  • copy of your current resume and
  • cover letter addressing the selection capabilities outlined in the attached job description

A full copy of the Job Description is available as a PDF below, which includes a complete list of the capabilities required to fulfil this role on page 3.

Remember to check the closing date and time for the job you are applying for, as the onus is on the applicant to ensure it is lodged correctly with all attachments and is received on time!

Please submit your application by clicking on the ‘Apply for Job’ button below. A step by step guide to applying online is available in pdf format below to assist you in this process.

For application assistance please contact People and Culture on (08) 9441 8362.

Assessment

The capabilities detailed in the Job Description outline the minimum requirements for the role in terms of qualifications, experience, skills and attributes for this role.

The selection panel will shortlist based on the capabilities detailed in the application section of this advertisement.  Should you be shortlisted for interview you will be assessed on all the essential capabilities detailed in the job description.

A selection panel will consider all the elements and information gathered through the recruitment process to determine the most suitable candidate.

Eligibility

To be eligible for employment with VenuesWest you must have the following at the time of lodging your application:

  • Permanent Appointment
  • be an Australian citizen or have permanent residency status
  • a Special Category Visa with unrestricted stay and work rights for New Zealand citizens
  • Fixed Term Employment
  • documentary evidence (i.e. working visa) of your entitlement to live and work in Australia for the duration of the fixed term appointment

To be eligible for employment with VenuesWest you must have the following at the time of commencement:

  • National Police Clearance (obtained within the last three months)

Please note that the appointee will bear the costs associated with the abovementioned eligibility requirements.

Essential Qualifications

This position requires the successful candidate to hold essential qualifications as listed in the job description.

As part of the recruitment process for all permanent and fixed term positions, People and Culture will screen candidates to ensure that they hold all essential qualifications for the position or have the capability to complete the qualifications/certifications within an agreed timeframe.

Please note that the appointee will bear the initial costs associated with essential qualifications unless otherwise negotiated with VenuesWest as part of the employment contract.

Future Appointments

VenuesWest will utilise this recruitment process to place suitable applicants in a pool for a six month period from which fixed-term and permanent appointments may be made.


ATTACHMENTS: 
application guide - permanent fixed term positions - 2018 05.pdf
fact sheet - equal opportunity act section 51.pdf
jdf - cs - finance - chief financial officer - 01201 - 2021 02.docx

CLOSING DATE:
2021-03-07 5:00 PM

About VenuesWest

At VenuesWest our vision is to deliver world class sport and entertainment experiences. VenuesWest takes pride in owning and/or operating 13 of Western Australia’s major sporting and entertainment venues, including the newly opened Optus Stadium and the iconic RAC Arena, but also HBF Park, HBF Stadium, HBF Arena, Bendat Basketball Centre and Perth Motorplex. Our portfolio of assets is currently valued at over $2 billion and continues to grow.

With over six million visitors a year, we play an increasingly important role in the lives of Western Australians by offering opportunities for those pursuing elite sport, a range of options for individuals or families choosing to live healthy, active lifestyles and a variety of entertainment experiences for all West Australians

Workplace Diversity

VenuesWest upholds a working environment that is free from discrimination in accordance with Equal Opportunity legislation. We are seeking to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our customers and to improve equal opportunity outcomes for our employees. Our goal is to increase the representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disabilities in our workforce.  

VenuesWest has put in place strategies to achieve equality for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disabilities. These strategies include utilising Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 and specifically targeting vacant positions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and people with disabilities employment. Preference for appointment to this position will be given to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people or people with disabilities.

About the Role

VenuesWest is seeking a qualified finance professional to lead our Finance team. The Chief Financial Officer develops and manages the financial strategy for VenuesWest providing specialist advice to the Finance, Audit and Risk Management Committee (FARM), CEO, and Executive Team.  It is responsible for providing leadership and direction to the VenuesWest Finance team and ensuring the effective, efficient and compliant delivery of a financial management, budgeting and accounting services to VenuesWest.

This is a full time, permanent opportunity based at HBF Stadium in Mount Claremont with mobility required between the portfolio of facilities.

VenuesWest is supportive of a healthy work/life balance and offers with this role a full gym and aquatic membership as well as discounts on our programs and purchases in the cafés.

About the Person

Leading a team of 9 it is important that the successful applicant demonstrates strong leadership and people management skills whilst upholding and demonstrating high standards of honesty and integrity.

You will have high-level skills, knowledge and experience in a senior role responsible for a broad range of finance services including:

  • Ensuring compliance with the Financial Management Act
  • Development, implementation and management of financial accounting and budgeting policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of Australian Accounting Standards, the Financial Management Act 2006, Treasurers Instruction and relevant public sector policies and processes.

A Tertiary qualification in accounting, finance or related discipline; and membership of a professional accounting body in compliance with Treasurer’s Instruction TI 824 Chief Finance Officers are requirements of this role.

For any further job-related information please contact Steve Paul on (08) 9441 8324.

For information on VenuesWest and its venues please visit our website www.venueswest.wa.gov.au

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, you must submit a:

  • copy of your current resume and
  • cover letter addressing the selection capabilities outlined in the attached job description

A full copy of the Job Description is available as a PDF below, which includes a complete list of the capabilities required to fulfil this role on page 3.

Remember to check the closing date and time for the job you are applying for, as the onus is on the applicant to ensure it is lodged correctly with all attachments and is received on time!

Please submit your application by clicking on the ‘Apply for Job’ button below. A step by step guide to applying online is available in pdf format below to assist you in this process.

For application assistance please contact People and Culture on (08) 9441 8362.

Assessment

The capabilities detailed in the Job Description outline the minimum requirements for the role in terms of qualifications, experience, skills and attributes for this role.

The selection panel will shortlist based on the capabilities detailed in the application section of this advertisement.  Should you be shortlisted for interview you will be assessed on all the essential capabilities detailed in the job description.

A selection panel will consider all the elements and information gathered through the recruitment process to determine the most suitable candidate.

Eligibility

To be eligible for employment with VenuesWest you must have the following at the time of lodging your application:

  • Permanent Appointment
  • be an Australian citizen or have permanent residency status
  • a Special Category Visa with unrestricted stay and work rights for New Zealand citizens
  • Fixed Term Employment
  • documentary evidence (i.e. working visa) of your entitlement to live and work in Australia for the duration of the fixed term appointment

To be eligible for employment with VenuesWest you must have the following at the time of commencement:

  • National Police Clearance (obtained within the last three months)

Please note that the appointee will bear the costs associated with the abovementioned eligibility requirements.

Essential Qualifications

This position requires the successful candidate to hold essential qualifications as listed in the job description.

As part of the recruitment process for all permanent and fixed term positions, People and Culture will screen candidates to ensure that they hold all essential qualifications for the position or have the capability to complete the qualifications/certifications within an agreed timeframe.

Please note that the appointee will bear the initial costs associated with essential qualifications unless otherwise negotiated with VenuesWest as part of the employment contract.

Future Appointments

VenuesWest will utilise this recruitment process to place suitable applicants in a pool for a six month period from which fixed-term and permanent appointments may be made.


ATTACHMENTS: 
application guide - permanent fixed term positions - 2018 05.pdf
fact sheet - equal opportunity act section 51.pdf
jdf - cs - finance - chief financial officer - 01201 - 2021 02.docx

CLOSING DATE:
2021-03-07 5:00 PM

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