Manager, Financial Operations

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established 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 and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

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Department: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Accounting
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/090675
Closing Date: 21-Aug-2022
Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 090675 PD - Manager, Financial Operations .docx (Word, 125KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Lynnere Gray
0460 019 670

Position Details

Manager, Financial Operations

  • $127,467 - $170,579 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Ongoing position
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Milton House, Melbourne (flexibility may be available)

The Team

The position of Manager, Financial Operations forms a part of the Financial and Property Services branch within the Corporate Services Group. The Financial and Property Services branch is responsible for ensuring that the department meets its commitments and obligations required under the Financial Management Act 1994 and providing a full range of accounts payable, accounts receivable, accommodation, facilities, fleet, travel, environment, and mail services.

The Role

The Manager, Financial Operations is responsible for leading and managing the teams responsible for delivering operational services to the department such as accounts receivable, accounts payable, cash management and grants processing.

The key accountabilities of the role will include:

  • Provide leadership, direction, and management of the financial operations teams, including accounts receivable, accounts payable including grants and cash management.
  • Responsible for developing new and/or review existing relevant policy and processes and drive a process improvement culture that focuses on best practice.
  • Provide authoritative advice and support to business queries across financial systems and day-to-day financial operations.
  • Contribute to and support with necessary audits and end of financial year activities and be a key participant within the Branch in the delivery of these activities.
  • Provide strategic recommendations to the Director, Financial Services and CFO.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience successfully leading teams ideally within a government environment. Modelling collaborative and supportive leadership in their day to day work and interactions with others along with exceptional strategic planning, organisational and people management skills are critical to this role.

This role requires strong skills across AR/AP/Cash Management and stakeholder management skills.

To be eligible for this position you must hold the mandatory qualification as outlined in the position description.

Further Information

For a confidential discussion, please contact Lynnere Gray, Director Financial Services on 0460 019 670.

Applicants will be required to comply with the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Region's (department's) COVID-19 Vaccination requirements, in line with the Chief Health Officer (CHO) Directions and any other legislative requirements, directions, policies or procedures, including but not limited to any requirement to provide evidence of vaccination status.

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 refer to the attached position description.

Please note: If you require an adjustment to participate in any stage of the recruitment process or have a particular requirement to be communicated with by either telephone or email only, please notify the DJPR Recruitment Team at with the position number in the subject line.

How to Apply

Please click the ‘Apply Now' button. As part of the application process, you will need to provide a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications close at midnight on 21 August 2022.

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