Manager Project Financial Systems

The Department of Transport and Planning (DTP) 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. We are excited to offer this opportunity for you to become part of the Department that delivers more choice, connections and confidence in our travel, ensuring the whole transport network works as one to deliver better services and outcomes.
Job Details
Department: Department of Transport
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: IT and Telecommunications
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DOT/IT/1692999
Closing Date: 06-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Manager Project Financial Systems.docx (Word, 646KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Suprit Melinamani

Position Details

Manager Project Financial Systems

  • VPS6: $127,467 - $170,579 per annum plus superannuation
  • Ongoing, full time (flexible working arrangements)
  • Melbourne CBD/hybrid work from home (flexible working arrangements)

About Us


The Investment and Technology Group delivers strategic oversight and management of DTP's operating and infrastructure budget and provides commercial and information technology services to drive high performance and improved commercial outcomes for the State.

About the Role

The Manager, Project Financial Systems is responsible for Managing and delivering support services for users of the department's Project applications including the Project Financial Management and Budget and Forecasting Application used to record, report, and manage project financial information. The role ensures these support services are user-focussed and delivers innovation regarding business process design and finance service delivery.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide leadership and direction to the financial project systems team in delivering;

- Level 1- 3 Functional supports for Project portfolio management (PPM) module functionalities implement in the department.
- Maintenance of the ERP project module and PFM related custom applications.
- Collaborate with Finance system teams to deliver end-to-end system support.


  • Manage system projects and system change management processes including business requirement elicitation, design, development, testing, UAT, quarterly upgrades and data migration.
  • Provide effective leadership, people management and support to the team. Ensure Staff are engaged with high levels of cohesion and commitment and are delivering on the services required.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Leadership and People Management: Builds team commitment by demonstrating personal conviction.
  • Specialist Expertise: Proven hands-on experience on Project to Cash(P2C) area with expertise in Project Costing, Project Billing, Project Resource Management, OTL, accounts receivable (AR), accounts Payable (AP), General Ledger (GL), procurement and expenses modules along with good understanding of accounting.
  • Conceptual and analytical ability: Deals with concepts and complexity comfortably; Uses analytical and conceptual skills to reason through problems.
  • Service Excellence:  Identifies and responds to clients' underlying needs; Uses understanding of the client or stakeholder's organisational context to tailor services and ensure a high-quality response.

For further detail, please refer to the PD included on our Careers Page.

Culture and Benefits

The Department of Transport and Planning is committed to building a culture of developing our people to achieve great outcomes for the Victorian transport network.  We are proud of our commitment to flexible work arrangements that support different ways of working, helping employees balance work and life. We are focused on providing a workplace environment that is rewarding, enjoyable, healthy and productive for all employees, where contributions are valued and recognised, expectations are clear, and treatment is fair and equitable.

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.

How to Apply

Applications should include a resume and a brief covering letter.

Applications close 11.59pm on Monday, 6 Feb 2023.

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) or medical evidence which confirms the individual is unable to receive a dose, of a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical contraindication. Failure to comply with this condition of employment will impact your eligibility for employment in this position with DTP. Preferred applicants may be subject to pre-employment checks. Information provided to the DTP will be treated in the strictest confidence.


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