Treasury Analyst (VPS4)

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Department: Department of Treasury & Finance
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Accounting
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DTF/COM/1591967
Closing Date: 27-Jan-2022
Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: VPS 4 Position Description Template Dec 2021 (002).docx (Word, 1.99MB)
Job Specification

Contact: Michael Allen
Michael.allen@dtf.vic.gov.au

Position Details

About us

The Department of Treasury and Finance provides economic, financial and resource management advice to help the Victorian Government deliver its policies. We strive for excellence in financial and economic management to improve the lives of all Victorians.

Financial Assets and Liabilities (FAL) group

The Financial Assets and Liabilities group (FAL) provides advice and reports on the State's financial assets and liabilities and associated financial risks.  This includes the State's investments, debts, unfunded superannuation and insurance claims liabilities and guarantees. The group is also responsible for the regulation of the not-for-profit, non-government housing agencies, provides governance and prudential oversight to the State's public financial corporations, and coordinates the financial and budgetary reporting on the State's public corporation sectors.

The FAL group is made up of three teams:

  • Balance Sheet Management;
  • Financial Policy; and
  • Housing Registrar.

About the role

An exciting ongoing VPS 4 opportunity exists within the Balance Sheet Management team whose responsibilities are focused on managing the funding of the State Budget and the associated interest rate risk, liquidity management and banking arrangements.

  • Develop and maintain financial models to support timely and accurate credit analysis to support advice on loan and guarantee approval requests.
  • Support the administration of direct loans approved by the Treasurer and borrowings of government business enterprises.
  • Undertake analysis of the State's debt portfolio to quantify interest rate risk exposures, forecast interest rate expense and financing requirement for input into decision making and governance reporting. 
  • Contribute to a range of finance and related risk management issues and advice undertaken within the Financial Assets and Liabilities group, including the review of Treasury Management Policies.
  • Actively participate as a member of a team to ensure a cohesive approach to achieving the FAL group and departmental objectives.

About you

  • Knowledge of treasury operations and associated risk management principles and policy frameworks or the ability to quickly acquire that knowledge.
  • Knowledge of credit risk principles and ability to undertake analysis of financial statements to support loan recommendations.
  • Knowledge of financial accounting and budgeting processes used across the public sector or the ability to quickly acquire that knowledge.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret financial data and to develop financial models using spreadsheets.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills and the ability to prepare and present briefings and reports on complex issues to senior management.

About our culture

We aim to be a model employer providing an inclusive workplace that is understanding and respectful of differences such as gender, identity, race, disability or age. In addition, we are committed to supporting Aboriginal pathways between education and employment.

The Department strives to create an environment that supports a flexible and adaptive workforce. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

How to apply

For more information about the position and key selection criteria, please refer to the position description. If you have specific questions regarding the role, please contact Michael Allen, Director, Balance Sheet Management at Michael.allen@dtf.vic.gov.au

To apply, select the ‘Apply Now' button and provide a copy of your resume and cover letter summarising your skills and relevant experience.

Applications close midnight, Thursday 27 January 2022.

If you require a copy of this advertisement in an accessible format, please email careers@dtf.vic.gov.au.


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