Job Details
  • Reference403464A_1674102261
  • LocationGeelong
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Posted8 days ago
  • ConsultantChandler Macleod
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, people living with disability, and culturally and linguistic diverse candidates are always encouraged to apply.
***Mandatory: Australian Citizenship required to work within Federal Government***
Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage an APS6 Finance Officer for a 12-month assignment with potential extension in Geelong .
About the Role
The APS6 Finance Officer 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 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.

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)

    Desirable skills
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong stakeholder communication skills
  • Experience in working with SAP or similar financial systems
  • Experience in a Federal Government finance environment


    What's on Offer?
  • Position located in Geelong
  • APS6 $58.50/ph + super
  • Temporary contract for 12 months, with possibility to extend
  • Standard Hours or work - Monday to Friday, 8:30 am till 5:00 pm

    It is highly desirable that the successful applicant understand or lived experience in the field of disability.
    If you are interested in the role and you have the right experience for the position, please apply now following the link below. CM123