Senior Finance Business Partner

Flexibility - Culture - Well-being - Partnership - Purpose
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Department: Victorian Legal Services Board and Commissioner
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Accounting
Classification: VPSG6.1
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1697353B
Closing Date: 26-Mar-2023
Salary Range: $129,379 - $151,259
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: POSITION DESCRIPTION - Senior Finance Business Partner.pdf (PDF, 243KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Charlotte Prestini
03 9679 8073

Position Details

Can you tell me more about what you do at VLSB+C?

Great question! We're really proud of the work we do. We are the regulator of the Victorian legal profession. We license lawyers and oversee service standards and conduct. This includes handling complaints about lawyers, investigating poor conduct and overseeing management of trust accounts. We are also the stewards of the public purpose and fidelity funds and administer these to support legal regulation and access to justice in Victoria.

We are a modern best practice regulator, using data and insights to help identify where our actions can have the greatest impact on ensuring ethical and professional legal practice by Victorian lawyers.

Okay, and what role are you recruiting for?

We're looking for a Senior Finance Business Partner to join our Finance team. Reporting to the Financial Controller and leading a team of two, the incumbent will be a trusted adviser to the Executive Director and the Financial Controller in driving optimal business performance and effective decision making.

This is getting interesting, what type of person are you looking for?

We are looking for candidates with the following experience:

  • Proven experience with investment portfolio oversight, Financial Management Act, Standing Directions 2018 and Financial Reporting Directions
  • Leading continuous improvement of finance business partnering function including review and implementation of systems and processes
  • Managing the annual strategic planning process

That sounds like me!How are you different from other organisations?

We're really excited by our organization, we offer:

  • Flexibility: We have work leading edge flexible working options including part-time, compressed hours, flexible start time, up to 3 days working from home
  • Culture: Our culture results are better than the wider VPS by an average of 9%
  • Well-being: We have an active Social Club and Health and Wellbeing Committee that promote fun and engaging activities throughout the year
  • Collaboration: We operate in small team sizes allowing you better collaboration with your managers and your peers
  • Purpose: We play a key role in regulating the legal practice in Victoria

I want to know more!

Charlotte Prestini would love to hear from you on 03 9679 8073 if you have questions about the role.

I'm now really interested!

Great! Our recruitment is all about red carpet not red tape so simply click on ‘Apply Now' before midnight Sunday 26th March. We can't wait to hear from you!

Other relevant information:

Your appointment will be subject to a provision of evidence of three COVID-19 vaccinations, agreement to office-based work at Level 5, 555 Bourke Street at least 2 days per week (including the ‘team day' of your team) and completion of both the VPS Pre-Employment Statutory Declaration, Misconduct Declaration and Consent Form and the Pre-Employment Health Declaration.

Your appointment may be subject to a satisfactory National Police Record Check, provision of evidence of qualifications required for your position and/or a probation period.

VLSB+C is committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practice, diversity, inclusion and providing reasonable adjustments for persons with disabilities. 

If you have any questions or need assistance to fully participate in the process, please contact Charlotte Prestini on 03 9679 8073 or

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