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At South East Water, passion flows through our veins. From installing cost-saving technologies to proactively replacing water assets, we proudly deliver services that keep communities running with minimal disruptions. Our brand-new location in Frankston is home to a progressive and vibrant team who drive commercial solutions that lead the way in the industry. Bring us your innovative thinking and you’ll make great things happen for our business and your career.

Finance Director

Job Number: 494107
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Frankston
Categories: Finance

An ideal pathway for an experienced commercial Senior Business Analyst wanting to take the next step to a Finance Director role.

Iota is owned by South East Water, a government-owned metropolitan water utility in Melbourne, renowned for its innovations in smart technology. As South East Water goes about its business, Iota adds value by harnessing, commercialising and sharing its technology and innovations that really make a difference.

Located at our stunning waterside head office in Frankston and reporting into the General Manager, this senior business advisor to the iota leadership team is responsible for supporting the delivery of Iota’s strategy by ensuring that the organisation has the capital and cash flow, as and when needed, to ensure individual business lines have sufficient resources to succeed.  In addition this role also performs data analysis and advises senior managers about maximising profit along with responsibility for the financial health of the organisation including preparation and analysis of financial reports and developing strategies and plans for the organisation's long-term financial goals.

A flexible, proactive and forward thinking approach will support you in effectively navigating changing priorities and competing deadlines. You will pride yourself in delivery high quality outcomes which can be directly linked to business success. There is a Service Level Agreement (SLA) in place between South East Water and Iota for the provision of a range of corporate services.  Additional financial services provided via the SLA include fleet management, credit management, procurement support, and preparation of annual financial accounts.


To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Proven strategic financial analysis and management skills with senior business advisory experience.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills including experience preparing and presenting papers to executive leadership and/or boards.
  • A strategic mindset with previous involvement in providing advice regarding large scale commercial programs and projects.
  • Proven track record in building robust relationships with internal and external stakeholders with the objective to work collaboratively across the company and with a range of potential partners, clients and vendors.
  • Sound experience in designing, developing and implementing pricing models and complex financial business modelling.
  • Demonstrated leadership capability to drive successful outcomes.
  • Efficient with a high attention to detail and an ability to challenge the status quo.


Let your passion flow in a challenging role and be proud to work for an innovative and progressive company that leverages new and emerging resources and technologies to meet the community’s future needs.


Download File PD - Finance Director (Iota).doc

Download File Appendices to Position Descriptions.pdf


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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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At South East Water we are building a workforce that is representative of the community we serve. We welcome people from diverse backgrounds and are committed to flexible working arrangements, making reasonable adjustments for individuals with differing abilities, supporting our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and multicultural communities. We thrive with continual opportunities to learn and challenge ourselves and we’re proud to be building a culture where everyone creates positive change. If you share our passion, you’re welcome here.