Senior Finance Officer

The Accounts Payable team consists of 1 x VPS5, 2 x VPS4s, 3 x VPS3s and 13 x VPS2s positions who oversee the administration of Victoria Police invoice processing, employee expenses, Ex Gratia claims Payments and Vendors.
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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Finance
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20027104C
Closing Date: 20-Jun-2019
Salary Range: $84,019 - $95,329
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description C2930.docx (Word, 430KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Debra Carthew
(03) 9247 5086

Position Details

Your duties will include:

  • Providing day to day supervision of Accounts Payable transactional staff.
  • Ensuring transactional performance targets are met and maintained.
  • Developing, maintaining and updating standard operating procedures and processes.
  • Providing training and advice to your team and wider users of ProcessIT and Oracle.
  • Monitoring ProcessIT and troubleshoot any issues.
  • Monitoring Oracle Payables Module and troubleshoot any issues (invoices on hold).
  • Identify research and analyse the effectiveness and efficiency of specific Accounts Payable financial issues to ensure integrity and accuracy within the scoped finance functions.
  • Respond to general Accounts Payable queries via the phone and the necessary position based email account emails.

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Demonstrated ability to identify processes tasks required to achieve team, branch and department objectives.
  • Well-developed conceptual, analytical, interpersonal and written communication skills, with experience in identifying and effectively communicating themes and issues within financial models to a non-expert audience.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of VPFS Oracle system and knowledge of ProcessIT are desirable.
  • Sound knowledge in the delivery of quality outcomes in the accounting processing and transactional services areas.
  • Sound knowledge of governance and administrative arrangements associated with general Government financial processes.
  • People management skills.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.
  • One (1) full time, ongoing position available.

Your application must include:

  • Resume, and;
  • Response to the Key Selection Criteria – found in the position description attached to the job advertisement

Applications close midnight, Thursday 20 June 2019 - No applications will be accepted via email.

For further information on this role please contact: Debra Carthew on (03) 9247 5086 or via email

If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirements/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email or on (03) 9247 5113.

About Us:

Victoria Police is a large organisation employing police, public servants and protective services officers. Victoria Police provides support to the community 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. 

At Victoria Police our goal is for our workforce to reflect the diverse community we serve. We continually seek to attract and retain a diverse workforce which includes people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. 

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