Manager Department Reporting

The Department of Jobs, Precincts & Regions (DJPR) was established on 1 Jan 2019 to ensure Victoria's strong economic performance by growing industries and regions. Here at DJPR, we're making sure Victoria's economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places & regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

We are committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, provide personal & professional development programs and support ways of working that help employees balance work and life.

DJPR is an equal opportunity employer & welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

As part of the Machinery of Government changes announced by the Premier of Victoria, on 1 Jan 2019 DEDJTR transitioned into the Department of Transport (DoT) & the Department of Jobs, Precincts & Regions (DJPR).
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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Ongoing - Flexible
Job Function: Analyst
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/030272B
Closing Date: 19-Feb-2019
Salary Range: $118,908 - $159,124
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - 030272 - Manager, Department Reporting - Feb 2019.doc (Word, 145KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Clare Nichols, Director
03 8392 6264

Position Details


  • $118,908 - $159,124 plus superannuation
  • Ongoing 
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Melbourne, CBD (flexibility may be available)

As part of the Machinery of Government changes announced by the Premier of Victoria, from 1 Jan 2019 DEDJTR has transitioned into the Department of Transport (DoT) & the Department of Jobs, Precincts & Regions (DJPR). The position of Manager Department Reporting forms a part of Financial Management Division within the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR).


The Manager Department Reporting is responsible for managing a team to meet DEDJTR and Department of Treasury and Finance (DTF) monthly financial accounting and reporting requirements, establish and maintain general ledger integrity processes and produce the annual DEDJTR financial statements. This role is key in ensuring DEDJTR financial reporting responsibilities are fulfilled.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Financial skills: Excellent financial skills and demonstrated experience in financial accounting and reporting.
  • Understanding of government: Strong working knowledge of key processes involved in government accounting and finance, including the operation of Financial Management Act 1994 and Standing Directions.

For a confidential discussion, please call Clare Nichols, Director, Budget Management & Partnering  03 8392 6264.

Your application should include: Updated Resume, Cover Letter and responses to the following questions:

  • From your recent experience, describe a complex accounting treatment issue you have had to resolve and manage.  Explain what approach you took in managing and leading in the final determination?  What communication and resources did you draw on to resolve the issue in question?
  • The ability to influence and engage a range of different stakeholders is a key ingredient for success in this role.  Describe a time when you wouldn't have been able to finish a project or meet an important objective without first gaining the commitment of several different stakeholder groups.  Why was their buy in so important? How did you go about engaging and getting them committed?

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 19 February 2019

Please note:  The generic online form may ask you to provide the responses to all of the KSC. At this step in the on-line process, please only upload your resume and cover letter (there is NO requirement to address all of the KSC) and move on to the last screen where you will be asked to submit responses to the specific questions only. Complete these specific questions to complete your application. You may also upload responses to the questions in a separate document and upload it with your resume/cover letter.


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