Finance Officer

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Department: Department of Premier & Cabinet
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Finance
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1263990
Closing Date: 26-Mar-2017
Salary Range: $78,773 - $89,375
Job Duration: 12 Months
Attachments: Position Description - VPS4 Finance Officer FVSDR.docx (Word, 249KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Alison Roche
(03) 9097 7027

Position Details

Showcase your strong financial  management skills in this fixed term position with the Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPC).

DPC now welcomes applications from experienced finance professionals to join the Delivery Unit within the Family Violence and Service Delivery Reform group at DPC. This is a full time, fixed term role for a period of 12 months.

The Delivery Unit Branch oversees the delivery of the Royal Commission’s recommendations, coordinates activity across government and is responsible for the delivery of the 10 year action plan and investment plan.

The Finance Officer will be responsible for providing informed financial advice and expertise to high-value and high-risk projects within the IDR Branch of the Department of Premier and Cabinet. The Finance Officer will work in alignment with the Department of Premier and Cabinet’s financial policies and processes and will report directly to the Finance Manager, Delivery Unit.

The closing date for this position is Sunday, 26 March 2017 midnight.

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

How to apply:

All applications should include a response to the questions below, a resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria.

KSC 1: Demonstrated experience in finance and working knowledge of the application of government accounting and financial legislation, policies, processes and budget/reporting cycles, preferably within a state government environment (or similar).

Question 1:- Please outline the finance packages which you have used over the last 3 years. In your answer, please describe:

  • the range of functions you have used as part of your role and the reports that you regularly generate; and
  • how you maintained the standard/quality of work.

KSC 2: Consultancy - liaises effectively to understand stakeholder needs and interests and provides valued expert assistance aligned with business unit objectives.

Question 2:- Detail a time when you had to explain to a non-financial staff member an accounting concept like the accrual process or debits and credits in simple terms that they gained a good understanding.

Please refer to the contact on the Position Description if you have any questions regarding the job vacancy.

Other relevant information:

Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.

DPC is an equal opportunity employer and our recruitment process focuses on essential skills and abilities. We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and people with disabilities.

DPC values its people and is committed to attracting, developing and retaining diverse talent. DPC actively promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace and does not discriminate based on age, sex, carer or parental status, disability, race, religious belief, sexual orientation, gender identity or other characteristics.

DPC is committed to supporting our employees balance their work and life commitments. Flexible working arrangements give our employees more control over when, where and how they work. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, the types of flexibility may differ from role to role.


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