Senior Finance and Reporting Officer

• Opportunity to join the Office of the Deputy Secretary – Planning Group

• Administer the SLA between DELWP and the MTIA

• Location: East Melbourne, near Parliament Station

The Planning Group delivers functions focused on Statutory Planning Services, Planning and Heritage, Building, Planning Implementation, Forward Policy and Business Strategy, and Planning Panels. The Planning Group has portfolio engagement responsibilities for a number of significant Statutory Authorities and Administrative Offices ranging in size, complexity and core functions.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Finance
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/822339
Closing Date: 25-Jul-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 50822339 VPS 5 Senior Finance and Reporting Officer PD.docx (Word, 120KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Manager, Finance and Reporting
Karen Ling, (03) 8392 5561

Position Details

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly, and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

An exciting opportunity exists for a Senior Finance and Reporting Officer to join the Finance and Reporting team at DELWP. This position will administer the Service Level Agreement (SLA) between DELWP and the Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (MTIA) to ensure business needs are met. You will provide analysis, advice and assistance to support the Planning Group and help ensure the budget and financial management is accurate, of high quality, and compliant with Departmental guidelines, policies, and the Financial Management Act.

As the Senior Finance Officer, you will monitor and report on the agreed finance performance indicators as defined in the MoU to ensure the needs of all parties have been met, as well as assisting with preparing the monthly report, including variance analysis. You will also provide strategic budget analysis, advice and assistance to the Manager and stakeholders on the effective management of their budgets.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience and capability in providing accountability and finance services and the provision of specialist technical advice to senior management and stakeholders, preferably within a government setting. You will also be proficient in a range of accounting and finance software, including Word, Excel, Lotus Notes and Oracle. A relevant tertiary qualification in accounting or finance or equivalent is required, coupled with a CPA or CA qualification as highly desirable.

This is a fixed term part-time position working 4 days a week until 30 June 2022.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria and any job requirements specified in the position description. 

Applications close at midnight Thursday, 25 July 2019.  

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