Senior Financial Analyst

Business Partnering Branch performs the relationship management role between the Corporate Finance Department and the Departments, Commands and Regions of Victoria Police.

This relationship management has two perspectives; to support and assist the Departments, Commands and Regions, and to provide support and advice to the Chief Finance Officer, Deputy Secretary, Corporate & Regulatory Services and Executive Command (both directly and through Business Partnering Branch functions).

Business Partnering facilitates and provides business support activities, such as monthly financial management reporting, business policy compliance and analysing business results at Department, Regional and Command level.

Job Details
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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Accounting
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20027492
Closing Date: 03-Mar-2019
Salary Range: $96,942 - $117,293
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position description C2935.docx (Word, 433KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Angelo Christo
(03) 9247 6847

Position Details

Business Partnering also consolidates this information to provide portfolio level information, through liaison with the relevant areas, to the Deputy Commissioners and the Deputy Secretary of Corporate and Regulatory Services.

Business Partnering also assist with:

  • governance processes such as submissions (e.g. cost pressures, new initiatives);
  • the provision of transactional analysis;
  • the determination of allocated budgets within Departments, Regions and Commands (D/R/C); and
  • identification and monitoring of potential savings, including policy or service level/type changes.

Your duties will include:

  • Relationship management with business areas and programs.
  • Budget Monitoring & Reporting
    • Make available a suite of budget management reports to enable effective management by budget managers accessed directly from EIS (Oracle);
    • Undertake monthly variance analysis;
    • Identify budget variances requiring analysis / explanations; and
    • Review forecasting analysis undertaken by the business areas and programs.
  • Financial Administration
    • Maintain oversight of all material actual journals that may impact budget reporting.
  • Strategic budget advice
    • Develop understanding of the business areas strategic priorities and key issues;
    • Provide a consultative service to business areas during the preparation of the business plan; and
    • Communicate relevant budget requirements and timelines.
  • Quality assurance and compliance activities
    • Provide advice on budget and funding issues and provide processes to solve each issue; and
    • Provide support on financial implications of key management decisions ahead of divisions drafting submissions.

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant field such as commerce, finance, accounting or economics is highly desired.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.
  • Two (2) full time, ongoing positions 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, Sunday 3 March 2019 - No applications will be accepted via email.

For further information on this role please contact: Angelo Christo on 9247 6847 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

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