Chief Financial Officer - Fisher Leadership
Close Date: 06/08/2023
REF: VCPcfo0523
Applications for this listing are closed

Chief Financial Officer

Close Date: 06/08/2023
REF: VCPcfo0523
  • Opportunity to support a new Strategic Plan
  • Strategic trusted advisor to Executive Command
  • Attractive salary package and benefits


The Position

The Chief Financial Officer will lead the operation of the finance services functions including Financial Performance, Reporting & Business Performance, Financial Sustainability and Systems Improvement (Oracle).  Supporting a large organisation that is accountable to the community and fundamentally keeps the community safe, the CFO will collaborate across the organisation to deliver effective management and leadership and will play a key role in enabling the implementation of a new Strategic Plan.  The CFO will also drive the development of operational business plans, policy, business strategies and relationship/contract management.

As an experienced, collaborative, and consultative leader, the CFO will build trusted relationships with the Chief Commissioner and the Executive Command to ensure operational leadership and front-line services are supported. Driving best practice, the CFO will continue to develop a culture of responsiveness, efficiency and partnership so that finance and corporate services are integrated into day-to-day operations and decision making.

The successful appointee will ideally have knowledge of the public sector, or closely aligned environments with complex funding models, and have led large finance and corporate services teams. The ability to engage across functions and influence and identify opportunities for change and continuous improvement are key to the success of this role.

We seek demonstrated achievement in providing strategic and analytical skills in financial service management and delivery, comprehensive knowledge of accounting principles and regulations, together with an ability to review, interpret and assess financial sustainability.

This is an opportunity for a CA or CPA qualified experienced CFO to have impact and be a part of an organisation that is focused on community outcomes, teamwork, respect, compassion, ethics, equity, accountability, and trust.


The Organisation

Victoria Police provides policing services to the Victoria community 24 hours a day, seven days a week, working to keep over 6.7 million Victorians safe. It is a large organisation employing more than 22,000 staff across sworn and VPS.

Effective frontline response service delivery is provided through 54 Police Service Areas, split across 21 divisions within four regions. Victoria Police works closely with other Victorian government departments, enhancing cross-department service delivery, particularly in the area of emergency management.

As a Victoria Police Employee, you will support police in keeping the community safe and so make a positive difference to the community. The organisation aims to deliver a safer Victoria with partners by providing intelligence led and confident policing, focusing on the development of partnerships and working with the community to empower individuals to build a safer Victoria.

To apply – please click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference VCPcfo0523, addressing your cover letter and resume to Kate Wheeler, of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.

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