Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-140958
  • LocationAustralian Capital Territory
  • Salary$90000 per annum
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Posted21 days ago
  • ConsultantJess Kaur
As one of the Australia’s largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod’s recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage an APS5 Finance Officer on a contract for 12 months.
Position Overview
Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to -
  • Assisting with asset management.
  • Costing proposals and initiatives as required.
  • Drafting a range of written material including business cases, reports, executive briefs and corporate documentation.
  • Establishing, managing and providing financial management advice to internal and external stakeholders to improve the financial management and operations in the agency.
  • Exercising appropriate delegations in accordance with legislation and guidelines.
  • Monitoring and managing work output and quality against established performance standards through quality analysis and reporting.
  • Monitoring and reporting on the achievement of business outcomes, key performance indicators and quality assurance to assist local management to manage overall performance.
  • Undertaking financial administration across the division’s cost centres and projects, including budgets, monitoring, forecasting and accruals.
  • Undertaking weekly, end of month and end of financial year SAP FI system rollover activities and provide assistance to users of SAP FI as required

Capabilities of the role:
Leadership and Accountability
Provide technical expertise that contributes to business unit outcomes.
Apply innovation initiatives to maximise the benefits of change and contributes to the improvement in quality and efficiency of services.
Management Diversity and Span
Role may also be required to undertake specialist or technical research and analysis, conduct investigations and provide advice on policies and legislation.
Job Context and Environment
Have a sound general knowledge of the role and functions of the agency and an understanding of how these relate to a specific work area.
Maintain a well-developed understanding of relevant legislation and policy frameworks.
Independence and Decision-Making
Work independently or under limited guidance in relation to their area of expertise. Complex or difficult issues are discussed with team leaders or experts.
Make decisions within defined parameters and set new precedents based on sound subject matter knowledge and professional judgement.
Identify problems or issues and resolve or establish treatments to mitigate.
Stakeholder Management
Respond to stakeholder needs and expectations.
Represent the work area or agency at meetings, conferences and seminars.

Mandatory Requirements:
  • Applicants must be Australian Citizens.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting “Apply for this job”. Alternatively, you can call Sharrane Martin on 02 6268 7926 or email for further discussion.