Senior Finance Business Partner

The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) is the Victorian Government’s lead agency for creating the conditions to sustainably develop the Victorian economy and grow employment. Our role is to increase jobs, investment, exports and opportunities; stimulate innovation, competitiveness, and confidence; and support sustainability.

The Department is committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, and support ways of working that help employees balance work and home life. The Department is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Department offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.
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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Ongoing - Flexible
Job Function: Finance
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/001806A
Closing Date: 24-Sep-2018
Salary Range: $95,275 - $115,276
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: DOC 17 144761 Senior Finance Business Partner PD.DOCX (Word, 109KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Albert Nguyen
(03) 8392 6504

Position Details


  • $95,275 - $115,276 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Ongoing 
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Melbourne, CBD (flexibility may be available)


The position of Senior Finance Business Partner forms a part of the Portfolio Budget & Performance Branch in Financial Management Division within the Corporate Services Group.

The Financial Management Division provides a range of strategic advisory services to drive financial and non-financial performance across DEDJTR and its portfolio agencies. The division is responsible for managing all aspects of DEDJTR's budget and resource allocation, performance reporting and evaluation, portfolio governance and investment advisory and analysis services. The division provides high level advice and decision support to senior management and Ministers regarding the portfolio's longer term financial sustainability, material commercial transactions and opportunities to improve performance

Finance Business Partner Services is responsible for managing all aspects of the Department of Economic Development, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) portfolio budget, including portfolio agencies. The Senior Finance Business Partner is responsible for managing the relationship between Financial Management and DEDJTR portfolios. This relationship management involves key analysis of complex financial issues for senior management and development and review of cabinet and other funding submissions. The role supports the Deputy Secretary, Corporate Services and the Executive Board in driving financial management outcomes across the portfolio, managing risks and identifying opportunities for improved financial performance.

To be successful in this role you will have excellent financial skills and demonstrated experience in budgeting and financial analysis. This includes the ability to clearly articulate the financial implications of policy decisions and/or other transactions and the provision of advice to senior management on budget and financial management issues to facilitate strategic decision making.

Strong working knowledge of key processes involved in government budgeting and finance and delivery of government business including preparation of Cabinet submissions would be highly desirable.

For a confidential discussion, please call (Insert manager's name and title) on (insert contact number).

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description.  To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button below.

Applications close at midnight on 24 September 2018 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

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