Budget Analyst

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Finance
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DJ2948/JAN2023
Closing Date: 07-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Budget Analyst VPS4 - DJ2948.pdf (PDF, 226KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jade Zhuang on 03 8684 6629
jade.zhuang@justice.vic.gov.au

Position Details

  • Utilise your analytical expertise to provide support and advice
  • Ongoing opportunity to work with a high-performing and passionate team in the Victorian Public Service
  • VPS Grade 4: $90,067 - $102,192 plus superannuation

 

About the Business Unit

The Finance and Performance (FP) business unit leads the department's efforts to ensure it complies with government financial management and performance policies to achieve its priorities and add value. It is responsible for the department's financial and budgetary strategies, policies and processes. The business unit also leads investment and performance analysis – a strengthened accountability agenda.

 

About the Role

The primary responsibility of the Budget Analyst is to contribute to an effective and accurate budget coordination and monthly reporting process and to provide support and assistance to senior management within Corrections and Justice Services group (CJS) and other managers and staff to ensure high quality financial management outcomes for the organisation.

 

About you

As our ideal candidate you will have:

  • Sound understanding of budget development and reporting processes, particularly the annual budget cycle in the Victorian Public Sector.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in the use of a finance system such as Oracle Financials and Axiom Budget Management System (or similar) and Microsoft Excel and Power BI at an advanced level.

 

Qualifications/Requirements

  • A relevant tertiary qualification, complemented by appropriate professional affiliation with either the CPA Australia or the Institute of Chartered Accountants is highly desirable.

 

How to Apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

 

FOR INTERNAL VPS EMPLOYEES:

For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

For all VPS employees, due to the new Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) policy, please apply through the JSE to be eligible to be considered for this position in the first round.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic). Therefore, there is a requirement that all DJCS employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes.

At interview stage and prior to commencement of employment with the department, you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19 with three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. 

Upon commencement of employment with the department you will be required to provide evidence that you have an up-to-date vaccination status within the timelines specified by the department into the DJCS Service Portal. This includes evidence of three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine required by the department (from time to time).

Acceptable evidence includes:

  1. COVID-19 digital certificate (available via your myGov account)
  2. Your immunisation history statement (available via your myGov account)

Other documentation outside the above will not be accepted as evidence of having received your COVID-19 vaccine doses.


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