Job Details
  • Reference383419A_1636955503
  • LocationAdelaide
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted24 days ago
  • ConsultantBrooke Phelps

Chandler Macleod is partnering with candidates and clients alike to unleash their full potential. Successfully working with leading operations throughout Australia, the team at Chandler Macleod is actively sourcing and placing candidates in the right roles using our 'Best Fit Methods'

Chandler Macleod are searching for an experienced Finance Business Analyst for a 12 month casual contract through our Federal Government client located in Adelaide CBD.

About the role
The finance team aims to provide reliable, accurate, timely, customer-focused information and strategic insight to support and enable CSIRO's financial sustainability through the effective use of resources.

The Finance Policy Advisor is required to collaborate and consult with subject matter experts and key stakeholders in a finance setting to develop an effective finance governance and policy framework that reflects agreed practices and controls. They will ensure Finance policies and procedures are easy to understand, provide clear guidance to staff, and reflect changes in finance practices, accounting standards, and government policy.

The occupant of the role is also responsible for undertaking activities related to published procedures to ensure there are control mechanisms to minimise risks and support a culture of accountability and compliance within the financial procedure framework.

Key duties:

  • Under limited supervision, develop and revise financial policy and procedures, including but not limited to travel, credit card management, expenditure, and asset management.
  • Consult and collaborate with subject matter experts across Finance and the CSIRO Business Units to develop an effective financial governance and policy framework.
  • Anticipate stakeholders' needs, ensure the relevance of the activity and achievement of team objectives, take personal responsibility for guaranteeing client satisfaction, and correct problems promptly in a constructive manner.
  • Establish networks with other professionals within and external to ensure the financial policy framework reflects current practices.
  • Develop and review policies, procedures, systems and make recommendations to guide management decisions.
  • Build knowledge and capability, display agility to contribute to multiple teams, manage multiple priorities, and support other functions within the Finance Governance team, such as insurance, banking, and compliance activities.
  • Adhere to the spirit and practice of Code of Conduct, Health, Safety and Environment procedures and policy, Diversity initiatives and Making Safety Personal goals.
  • Other duties as directed.

What you will bring to the role

  • Demonstrated technical knowledge and/or experience in developing policies and procedures in consultation with subject matters experts and other key stakeholders.
  • Proven experience identifying and analysing complex or ill-defined problems and developing appropriate solutions to communicate clearly to stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to deliver clear, concise and compelling messaging to a broad audience.
  • Proven ability to achieve a high level of trust and respect and build strong, productive and collaborative relationships with stakeholders providing accurate and timely advice that influences outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability contributing to a high performing team, working cooperatively to achieve common goals to an expected standard with high self-motivation and organisational skills.
  • An understanding of Government processes, including PGPA Act, Australian Accounting Standards and Model Accountable Authority Instructions.
  • Previous experience working in a finance team in an operational environment, in particular, developing finance policies or procedures.
  • High-level Microsoft Office skills.

What we offer:

  • Adelaide CBD location
  • 6-9 month casual contract, possibility to extend
  • Proposed start date January 2022
  • Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours/week
  • $55 - $60 per hour

Must hold a current National Police Clearance, or willing to apply.

Must be an Australian Citizen's or Permanent Resident's to apply.

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