Senior Finance Business Partner

The Department of Transport brings together all transport modes to design, plan, build and operate Victoria's transport system. Our job is to further integrate the transport network and improve the delivery of services to Victorians for simpler, quicker and safer journeys that connect people and places and support Victoria's prosperity and liveability. The department is committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, provide personal and professional development programs and support ways of working that help employees balance work and life.
Job Details
Department: Department of Transport
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Accounting
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DOT/IT/1689182
Closing Date: 05-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: FBP003 Senior Finance Business Partner VPS 5.pdf (PDF, 168KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Grace Kiboi

Position Details

Senior Finance Business Partner

  • Annual Salary Range: VPS5: $103,920 - $125,735 per annum plus superannuation
  • Tenure: Ongoing - Full time
  • Usual Work Location: Melbourne CBD (flexibility may be avaiable)

About the Team

To provide investment strategy and deliver commercial and information technology services to drive high performance and improved commercial outcomes for the State.

About the Opportunity

The position requires the incumbent to effectively lead and manage employees in the provision of finance business partnering services. Further, the incumbent will be required to provide expert advice and guidance to internal clients, apply well developed engagement skills, creative and advanced problem-solving skills and specialised financial management skills in the provision of financial business partnering services to assist internal clients in their decision making and business performance.

Key Accountabilities

  • Effectively lead, manage, motivate and develop employees in providing high quality financial business partnering services in accordance with developed strategies, frameworks and policies.
  • Provide expert advice, guidance and effective internal client liaison regarding financial business partnering services ensuring the integrity of financial information and compliance with Government and Department financial strategies, policies and procedures that will add value to client decision making and the achievement of business outcomes
  • Apply well developed engagement skills to develop and maintain effective working relationships with internal clients, and demonstrate high level interpersonal and communication skills
  • Apply creative and advanced problem-solving skills to identify, develop, recommend and implement innovative strategies, initiatives and solutions to improve financial business partnering frameworks, systems, policies, and processes
  • Apply well developed specialised financial management skills and leadership in the implementation of the Department's financial strategy, policies and budget priorities, compliance with the Financial Management Act, and implementation of the Directions of the Minister for Finance, as part of providing financial business partnering services
  • Exercise independent judgement in providing robust financial business partnering services to assist internal clients decision making and business performance

More information on the PD attached.

What we're looking for

  • Knowledge and demonstrated successful experience in providing financial business partnering services to internal clients
  • Analytical, conceptual and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Stakeholder Management


  • Relevant Finance or Accounting degree which includes all foundation requirements for entry into CPA Program
  • Membership of CPA or CA

How to Apply

Applications should include a resume and a covering letter outlining your suitability to the position.

Applications close 11.59pm on 5 February 2023

Please note:

This position requires the successful employee to provide evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or medical evidence which confirms the individual is unable to receive a dose, or a further dose, of a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical contraindication or an acute medical illness. To be considered up to date vaccinated, you must have been administered COVID-19 vaccines as determined by the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI). DTP is requiring all staff to be Vaccinated and to have had Booster Vaccination (Triple vaccinated as a minimum).

Failure to comply with this condition of employment will impact your eligibility for employment in this position with DTP. Preferred applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks. Information provided to the Department of Transport and Planning will be treated in the strictest confidence.

DTP is committed to inclusive recruitment with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women and gender diverse people, the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disabilities and those from Culturally and Linguistically diverse communities. That's why we encourage people in these groups to apply, even if you don't meet every single requirement, or your skills don't perfectly align. You might still be the right candidate or be the right fit for another role

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