Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-140273
  • LocationMelbourne
  • SalaryCompetitive
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantClaudia Leiva

About the Organization:

This leading Federal government agency supports Australian’s in achieving their goals and helps them to live a better life. 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 is known for having a great culture across different teams and have excellent office location in Melbourne
About the role:

The Fraud Fusion Taskforce branch coordinates intelligence sharing, identification and response by the Agency and its partner agencies, including law enforcement and regulators.
The EL1 Forensic Accountant is responsible for detecting and prevent fraud in the Agency and for strengthening the Commonwealth’s fraud detection and response capability.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Assist in the development of policy and procedures for the conduct of financial analysis and investigation within the Agency.
  • Partner with key stakeholders including the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions, briefing counsel and law enforcement agencies.
  • Undertake business planning, continuous improvements and the management of change in the workplace.
  • Identify and report on control weaknesses to inform the development of preventative measures.
  • Conduct all aspects of forensic accounting for serious and complex fraud investigation matters independently including those involving multiple identities, or joint investigation with other agencies.
  • Present the results of financial analysis and information obtained from witnesses in admissible formats to support prosecution and proceeds of crime action.
  • Represent the Agency and giving evidence as an expert witness in criminal and civil court.
  • Support case reviews or quality assurance processes.
  • To be eligible to apply candidates must hold the following mandatory qualifications and experience: Relevant academic qualifications with membership of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA), Certified Practising Accountants (CPA) or other equivalent professional finance bodies (or holding equivalent finance related post graduate qualifications)
  • Extensive (minimum 4 years) direct finance experience performing and delivering complex financial and governance outcomes.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, and proficiency in the use of IT systems including Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Valid Agency Worker Screening Check required prior to commencement
  • Current Police Check, o ability to obtain one
What you will bring to the role:
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in building relationships both with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work within and across teams, the ability to 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.
How to apply:

Chandler Macleod is an equal opportunity employer as part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, disability and culturally and linguistics candidates are also encouraged to apply.
Mandatory: Australian Citizenship required to work within Federal Government.

Please click ‘APPLY” to upload your details and resume to be considered for this role. You can also send in your resumes directly to Claudia Leiva at to be considered for this opportunity.

Applications close 15.00 PM AEST, 3rd March 2023