Financial Reporting Manager

Reporting to the Director, Finance this role will provide leadership and guidance in respect to Victoria 2026 key financial reporting requirements.
Job Details
Department: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Finance
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Geelong
Reference: VG/1705492
Closing Date: 26-Mar-2023
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: 30 June 2026
Attachments: PD - Financial Reporting Manager - March 2023.pdf (PDF, 1.49MB)

Contact: Neil Forbes

Position Details

The Commonwealth Games – an international, multi-sport event involving athletes from the 72 member nations of the Commonwealth – is coming to Victoria in 2026.

Millions worldwide will watch the thriving regional centres of Geelong, Bendigo, Ballarat, Gippsland and Shepparton host a jam-packed schedule of 20 sports, nine para sports, the Games ceremonies and festival program that together will showcase the best of Regional Victoria.

The Victoria 2026 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (Victoria 2026) will deliver the Games. As a joint venture between the State of Victoria, the Commonwealth Games Federation and Commonwealth Games Australia, it is tasked with organising a world-class event for athletes, spectators, locals and the Commonwealth of Nations.

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Financial Reporting Manager to provide leadership and guidance in respect to Victoria 2026 key financial reporting requirements, including the input into the annual statutory financial statements, monthly reporting to the DJSIR and the Department of Treasury and Finance (DTF) and General Ledger integrity.

Reporting to the Director, Finance this role will provide expert advice to senior management and other stakeholders in regards to the application of accounting standards and other complex accounting issues.

To be successful in this role, you will: 

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in financial analysis and reporting, particularly in the preparation and analysis of statutory financial statements
  • A tertiary degree in accounting or equivalent
  • Ability to apply the Australian Accounting Standards or International equivalents in solving an accounting query or problem
  • Demonstrated experience in the application of Microsoft Office software with proficiency in excel
  • Practical experience with Financial Management Information Systems and government accounting 

Further Information

Applicants will be required to comply with Victoria 2026's COVID-19 Vaccination requirements, as outlined in the COVID-19 Vaccination requirements policy and in line with the obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004, directions, policies or procedures, including but not limited to any requirement to provide evidence of vaccination status.

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, please notify with the job ad reference in the subject line. We respect and welcome people of all backgrounds, genders, sexualities, abilities, and cultures.

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.

Applications close at 11:59pm on 26 March 2023.

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