Job Details
  • Reference385656A_1641863475
  • LocationGeelong
  • SalaryUp to AU$585 per day + + Super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted18 days ago
  • ConsultantVedangi More

About the Organization:
This leading government agency supports those in need and provides tools for Australians to be able to achieve their goals. Their work has an impact on a significant area in the social sector, and you can contribute to the difference that they make in this role. This agency has a great team culture and excellent office locations in Geelong.

About the Team:
The Financial Control Branch is responsible for the financial management of the Agency, and provides insightful financial reporting to enable strategic decision making. The branch is accountable for producing audited annual financial statements, the Annual Report, external budget estimates, costing new policy, monthly financial reporting and forecasting and maintenance of the Agencies Accountable Authority Instructions and related policies. The branch also manages the maintenance and development of finance systems, analysing financial performance, providing strategic financial advice to support decision making at the group, division, and branch level, and ensuring compliance with legislative requirements.

About the role:
The EL1 Assistant Director Finance is accountable under broad direction to undertake very complex work that delivers quality outcomes across the finance functions of the agency. The position is an important team leadership position within the agency and will have delegated authority and responsibility to resolve issues and risks across wide-ranging activities of substantial depth involving significant detail. It will provide the leadership, control, planning, resource management, performance management and decision making for the Team Membership and assigned Contractors working within the Work Area. The EL1 Assistant Director Finance will coordinate and assume responsibility to undertake detailed or sensitive projects that may include performing varied activities involving many different and unrelated processes or methods that may impact on the strategic or operational outcomes that support the agency's objectives. The position is responsible for actively managing key internal and external stakeholder relationships and may be required to represent and negotiate on behalf of the agency to advance the agency's interests across a range of forums.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Reviewing and managing components of the Agency's trial balance using Systems Applications and Products software (SAP), providing monthly and annual reporting in Central Budget Management System (CBMS) to the Department of Finance.
  • Delivering the Agency's Budget and various Finance projects
  • Delivering various month-end financial reporting and analysis.
  • Partnering with teams within and external to the branch to provide general accounting and strategic financial advice.
  • Managing and updating relevant Agency costing models and preparing costings for budget rounds as required.
  • Managing and maintaining Agency AAIs and other financial policy.
  • Developing and presenting a range of written material of a financial and business nature, including correspondence, briefs and reports.

What you will bring to the role:

  • Strong and adaptable communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in building relationships both with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work within and across teams and adapt quickly to a changing environment
  • Ability to manage confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to prioritise and allocate tasks in an efficient manner while also maintaining high work standards and accuracy

You MUST be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident to be considered for this opportunity and eligible to clear a national police check.

How to apply:
Please click 'APPLY" to upload your details and resume to be considered for this role. You can also send in your resumes directly to or call me on 0469 889 351 for a confidential chat regarding the role.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 14/1/22 at 12pm