Job Details
  • Reference372628A_1618877755
  • LocationGeelong
  • SalaryUp to AU$51.50 per hour + Super (9.5%)
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Posted21 days ago
  • ConsultantCarly Sherry

Finance Officer

Be an ambassador for efficient and productive projects within a leading Government Agency in the Disability Sector

About the agency

This leading government agency supports those in need and provides the 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.

The duties of the role:
Accountable to provide accurate operational and financial advice and support across a range of activities within one or more of the core finance functions including:

  • developing plans and objectives for short-term finance projects;
  • Setting priorities and ensuring quality outputs for their own work and the work area;
  • monitoring emerging financial issues and identifying likely risks and impacts; and
  • developing recommendations and solutions to mitigate, correct and prevent reoccurrence of financial risks.
  • Coordinate and assist in the strategic planning, program and project management and policy development that support the organisations objectives
  • The Finance Officer will have a considerable level of internal stakeholder contact in relation to complex, difficult or sensitive finance issues. It will be required to liaise with a range of internal and external stakeholders in a representational role on behalf of the branch and the division.


What you will bring to the role

  • Tertiary level qualifications in Accounting, Finance or equivalent academic specialisation is required
  • Experience in Financial management is essential
  • Must be a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, CPA or other equivalent
  • Financial experience within the public sector his highly desirable
  • A strong understanding, or ability to quickly develop an understanding, of government processes
  • Exceptional analytical and written communication skills
  • A high degree of initiative, strong organisational skills and the capability to manage effectively in a fast-paced working environment
  • Flexibility and resilience and embrace the challenges of working in a complex and changing environment.

Must be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen with eligibility to clear a National Police Check

How to apply

Please click "APPLY" to upload your details and resume to be considered for this role