Financial Controller (TPS)

Location: Sydney
Job Type: Full time
Reference: 000063LH
• Located at Milsons Point
• Permanent Full Time Opportunity
• Strategic leadership role in Financial Management

The opportunity
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Financial Controller to lead our Finance Business Partner team within the Technical & Project Services (TPS) division of Roads and Maritime Services. This position plays a key role in providing strategic leadership, specific technical and business advice, and guidance on all areas of financial management including expert financial analysis and performance reporting for the TPS division.

This position reports to the Director, Finance Business Partnering within the Finance and Investment division. 

We are looking for a qualified (CPA/ICAA) Financial Controller who has demonstrated ability to work at a senior level and with a diverse range of stakeholders in providing strategic financial management, planning and administrative services, including developing budgets and business cases, forecasting, business performance reporting and analysis. You will possess in-depth knowledge and application of the legislation, statutory requirements, policies and procedures applying to financial management and accounting in a complex funding and large asset intensive operational organisation. You will also have experience gained within the major infrastructure construction and delivery sector.

For more information on this position, view the role description here.

About us
Roads and Maritime Services is one of Australia's leading public sector agencies, with more than 5,500 employees and an annual budget of $5.5 billion.
As part of Transport for NSW we are responsible for implementing strategic and essential frontline services to the people of NSW who use roads, harbours and waterways.

We improve the movement of people by various transport modes, including public transport (bus and ferry), cycling and walking, as well as motor vehicles. We also deliver initiatives to improve the movement of goods on the freight network, by improving accessibility and infrastructure, with a focus on reliability, productivity and safety initiatives.

We offer diverse and challenging career opportunities for professional and technical specialists, trades, and people interested in making a difference to transport operations and road safety in New South Wales.

When you join Roads and Maritime Services, you become part of a forward-thinking organisation that will offer you generous working conditions, flexible working options and a real commitment to developing your skills.

As the key agency in NSW for road safety, traffic management and planning, road building and maintenance, as well as improving maritime safety, we want our staff to reach their full potential.

Remuneration Package: An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

Our commitment to Diversity
TfNSW are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture across the Transport cluster, planning for and promoting diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups. TfNSW recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of NSW.

Essential requirements
  • Proven capacity to think strategically, analyse and interpret complex issues, produce timely, critical and predictive reports on business performance and emerging issues.
  • Experienced and demonstrate a capacity to manage and prepare financial management reports and analysis, business cases, annual accounts and financial forecasts, and to take appropriate action to resolve issues.
  • Strong evidence of capacity to negotiate and use sound problem solving skills, make sound recommendations with balanced and ethical judgement.
Please note: successful candidate will need to undertake background checks and criminal record checks.

How to apply
To apply for this position, please submit a resume and brief covering letter (no longer than two pages) which addresses:
  1. How your skills and experience suit the role
  2. You're most significant and relevant achievement.
For more information on how to apply for a role in the NSW Public Sector please click here or for more information on site Roads & Maritime please click on link provided. 

For any enquiries, please contact Paul Phillips at Hays ( on (02) 8226 9699 and quote reference 000063LH.

Applications close: Sunday, 11:59pm 6th May 2018