Finance Officer

The purpose of this role is to provide high quality finance and administrative support to the Budget and Finance Team within the Victorian School Building Authority. The Finance Officer is responsible for processing of payments into Oracle, journal preparation, other ad-hoc financial support tasks, as well as provision of quality customer service through attention to detail and timely response to queries.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Finance
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/VSBA/20013751A
Closing Date: 06-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $72,751 - $88,336
Job Duration: 30 June 2026
Attachments: 62498 - Finance Officer 25-07-22.doc (Word, 223KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Hong-Yi Ong

Position Details

Key activities include:

  • Financial data entry into Oracle and information management
  • Maintenance of accurate data, records, databases and information management systems
  • Proven ability to work independently to ensure accurate processing of invoices and preparation of accrual journals to capture incurred costs.
  • Perform ad hoc financial reconciliation tasks.
  • Update Authority variance reports
  • Ensure financial activities are compliant with Department's financial policies, procedures and activities.
  • Ensure financial activities are compliant with legislative requirements.
  • Answer payment inquiries from external suppliers.
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with internal stakeholders.

For more details regarding this position please see attached position description.

The Department values diversity and inclusion in all forms - gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about our work, working for the Department, diversity and inclusion, and our employment conditions visit the Department website , HRWeb and our Diversity and Inclusion page

The Department of Education and Training (the Department) is committed to, so far as is reasonably practicable, providing and maintaining a working environment for its employees that is safe and without risks to health and that other persons are not exposed to health and safety risks arising from the Department's activities. The Department COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (Policy) requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Department's Policy outlines the requirements for all employees, prospective employees who (or may need to) work outside of their ordinary place of residence and attend a workplace of the Department or workplace of another Employer on behalf of the Department and its portfolio agencies. Subject to exceptions, only employees, and prospective employees with up-to-date vaccination status (see definitions section of the policy) against COVID-19 and who provide evidence of their Vaccination Status are permitted to work for the department outside their ordinary place of residence.

For this role, you are required to submit proof of full vaccination as part of the recruitment process and prior to commencement employment. Please refer to the above link for more information. This role requires onsite attendance at one or more Department work locations.

Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: and

Applications close 6 February 2023

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