Job Details
  • Reference395787A_1658283907
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted19 days ago
  • ConsultantCaitlen Gasparre

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 a Finance Modeller on a contract for 12 months with potential extension.

Position Overview

The EL1 Finance (Modeller) is accountable under broad direction to undertake very complex work that delivers quality outcomes within the functions of the department.

The position is an important team leadership position within the department and will have delegated authority and responsibility to resolve issues and risks across wide-ranging activities of substantial depth involving significant detail. The role requires providing leadership, control, planning, resource management, performance management and decision making for the Team Membership and assigned Contractors working within the Work Area.

The position is responsible for actively managing key internal and external stakeholder relationships and where required will represent and negotiate on behalf of the department to advance the department's interests across a range of forums.

Responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Providing technical accounting advice and briefing to the Agency by navigating the Australian Accounting Standards and applicable government financial reporting rules and frameworks.
  • 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.
  • Taking a lead role in the preparation of the Agency's financial statements and liaising with the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) in relation to audit matters.
  • Delivering various month end financial reporting and analysis.
  • Partnering with other teams both within and external to the branch to provide technical and general accounting and finance advice.
  • Delivering various Finance projects and costings.
  • Developing and presenting a range of written material of a financial and business nature, including correspondence, briefs and reports.

Mandatory requirements

  • 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 direct finance experience performing and delivering complex financial and governance outcomes.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Caitlen Gasparre on 02 6268 9750 or email for further discussion.