Head of Finance


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Cricket Tasmania is the governing body of cricket in Tasmania, promoting and developing the game throughout the state. Cricket Tasmania is the only professional sporting organisation in Tasmania and is responsible for junior cricket and coaching programs through to professional players, coaches and umpires.

Cricket Tasmania is looking for a strategic thinking Head of Finance to join the team. Reporting to the General Manager - Corporate Services and leading a small team, the Head of Finance is the most senior finance position within the organisation and will play a critical role in supporting the CEO and executive team to make financial decisions about the future of Cricket Tasmania. 

Key role responsibilities include:

Strategic business analysis and support for all major partnership agreements
Lead the business through the annual budgeting and forecasting process and deliver timely and accurate budget and forecast reporting to the Board and Executive
Review the current budgeting and forecasting structure and ensure annual and long range forecasting needs are delivered
Manage the year end audit process, including functional relationships with auditors
Ensure the Board, its finance sub-committee and the executive are compliant with their obligations and receive regular financial reporting, analysis and advice
Maintain and manage appropriate insurance coverage and regular risk assessments including management liability coverage
Management of the investment portfolio in accordance with the CT Board approved investment policy

To be successful in this role you will have:

Previous experience in a strategic financial role, preferably in either professional sport or a commercial environment
Strong technical accounting knowledge and experience in the application of Accounting Standards, with an ability to communicate complex information in a concise way
Solid understanding of best practice governance principles and Corporations Act requirements
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships at all levels
Demonstrated experience in reading and interpreting legal agreements
Previous experience leading a small team
B.Com/Business or equivalentPost graduate diploma in Accounting – preferably membership of CAANZ or CPA Australia
Working knowledge of MS Dynamics AX, Cognos reporting and Basware (or similar platforms) highly regarded

Completed applications, including a resume and brief covering letter outlining suitability for the role, can be emailed to quoting Head of Finance in the subject line.

For further information please contact Zoe Rohrer, General Manager - Corporate Services at

Applications close 21 October 2018.


At Cricket Tasmania, we embrace diversity in gender, age, ethnicity, disability, religion and sexual orientation. We are committed to providing a safe environment for children across Australian Cricket, and we also offer a flexible work environment for employees. We measure ourselves on our behaviours - 'How We Play'; our people value being real, smashing the boundaries, making every ball count and being stronger together.