Job Details
  • Reference381017A_1632809601
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted26 days ago
  • ConsultantSharrane Martin

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 APS6 Finance Officer on a contract for 12 months with potential extension.

About the Role:

The APS6 Finance Officer (Professional Stream) is accountable under limited direction to undertake complex work that is guided by legislation, policies, procedures, standards, methodologies and precedents.

The position is a team membership position that may be required to perform work that involves team leadership and management responsibilities requiring the setting of priorities and managing workflows of a team.

The APS6 Finance Officer (Professional Stream) will provide detailed technical, professional, policy, operational support and advice in relation to complex problems. It may be required to coordinate and assist in the strategic planning, program and project management and policy development that support the Client's objectives.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Analysing and interpreting statistical reports to assist with the development of work plans and strategic planning.
  • Collaborating with stakeholders to resolve issues and ensure effective and timely implementation of projects.
  • Coordinating and providing cost estimates for all internal and external requests for changes to systems.
  • Developing correspondence for stakeholders, such as financial reports, corporate documentation and responses to ministerial submissions.
  • Exercising appropriate delegations in accordance with legislation and guidelines.
  • Managing quality assurance activities and outcomes including the use of integrity/error reporting and the coordination of quality audits.
  • Preparing a range of written material including business cases, reports and corporate documentation.
  • Undertaking quality assurance of feasibility and cost estimates, assumptions and justifications.
  • Undertaking detailed financial analysis of branch/division's variance to budget and forecast.
  • Undertaking financial administration and across the division's cost centres and projects, including budgets, monitoring, forecasting and accruals.

(NOTE: the key responsibilities of the role are based on current priorities and may change over time)

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 9726 or email Sharrane.Martin@chandlermacleod.com for further discussion.