|Posting||Finance Manager, Portfolio Accounting|
|Job Employer||Department of Premier & Cabinet|
|Location||CBD & Inner Suburbs|
|Salary||$127467 – $170579 + 10.5% super|
|Job Sector||Financial Managers & Controllers|
An exciting ongoing opportunity exists for an experienced and highly motivated Finance Manager to join the Finance branch within Department of Premier and Cabinet.
The Finance branch comprises of four teams that work closely together to manage the Department’s funding, strategic planning, reporting and budget activities. The teams include Financial Reporting and Compliance, Special Projects, Budget and Grants and Portfolio Accounting.
As the Finance Manager in the Portfolio Accounting team, will play a key role in the development, implementation and maintenance of significant financial, reporting and compliance requirements for the Department and its associated Portfolio Agencies.
This role will support the provision of financial insight to drive strategy, performance and compliance, research and development of recommendations, options and solutions to financial accounting, budget and reporting issues, including complex financial policy implementation to designated client groups.
Accreditation as a Chartered Accountant (CA) or Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) is required for this role.
As our ideal candidate, you will also have:
- Exceptional financial skills and demonstrated experience in budgeting, financial analysis and commercial modelling.
- Ability to provide authoritative advice related to the Financial Management Act 1994, Standing Directions of the Minister for Finance and other obligations related to an Administrative Office as described in the Victorian Public Administration Act 2004.
- Demonstrated ability to lead, mentor and motivate a high performing team.
- Demonstrated capability in stakeholder engagement and to create a climate of service excellence.
- Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.
Working with us, you can make a difference not just in your career, but in the community where you work and live.
This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.
How to apply
Apply before the advertised closing date. All applications should include:
- a resume; and
- a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages).
Current VPS employees are strongly encouraged to apply via the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) platform.
Other relevant information
The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk consistent with the department’s obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OH&S Act). Therefore, there is a requirement that all DPC employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes (unless an exception applies).
To meet its obligations under the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions and the OH&S Act, the department will request vaccination information or evidence of an exemption in the pre-employment stage. Inability to provide this may impact your subsequent employment to the department.
Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent form. Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.
DPC actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role.