Finance Officer

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated team player to join the Victoria School Building Authority to help building an Education State on an ongoing full-time basis. As a finance officer, you will provide high-quality finance and administrative support to the Authority.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Accounting
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/VSBA/210815
Closing Date: 26-Jul-2019
Salary Range: $68,884 - $83,640
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: 7612 - Finance Officer 27-06-19.doc (Word, 94KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Danielle Dowding

Position Details

Key responsibilities including:


  • Process invoices into Oracle Financials and the procurement system.
  • Answer payment inquiries from external suppliers.
  • Ensure financial activities are compliant with the Department's financial policies, procedures and activities.
  • Maintenance of accurate data, records, databases and information management systems.
  • Provide support to other finance business partner to prepare adjustment and accrual journals.
  • Perform ad hoc financial reconciliation tasks.
  • Update Authority variance reports.
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with internal stakeholders.


As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • A proven ability to develop and maintain strong client relationships.
  • Ability to pay attention to details
  • Ability to deal with big data
  • Passion in process improvement

 Applicants are required to address the key selection criteria identified in the position description in their application.

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

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability. People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or. adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or. contact the People Division via email:

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


Applications close 26 July 2019

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