Accounting Policy Analyst

DTF serves government by providing leadership in economic, financial and resource management. We influence outcomes that can have a real impact on people’s lives. We strive for excellence in financial and economic management to improve the lives of all Victorians. We value our people and motivate them to lead, influence, collaborate and innovate.

As an equal opportunity employer, DTF values employee diversity and we’re committed to building a more inclusive workforce.

We welcome applicants of any age, gender identity, parental/carer status, ability, religion, or cultural background, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

All roles can be worked flexibly. If you’d like to discuss your options or you have a reasonable adjustment request, please contact the recruiting manager or our People and Culture team.
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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/D01306
Closing Date: 26-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $81,354 - $92,304
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Financial Reporting AccPol Analyst - VPS4 Position Description.docx (Word, 44KB)


Contact: Etienne Gouws
9651 6222

Position Details

DTF is looking to fill a full time on-going VPS 4 role as an Accounting Policy Analyst.

The Financial Reporting Group is responsible for managing the preparation and delivery of the financial reporting aspects of key Department of Treasury and Finance products including the annual Budget Papers, Annual Financial Report for the State of Victoria and other interim financial reports across the year. The Financial Reporting Group is also responsible for the development and maintenance of a best-practice financial reporting framework, and whole-of-state financial information management systems, supporting financial reporting across the Victorian public sector.

In this role, you will be expected to:
• Contribute to the maintenance of accounting and financial reporting policy frameworks and standards that support robust financial management and reporting practices across the Victorian Public Sector;

• Contribute to the identification of, and development of policy options, to new and emerging issues that impact on the Victorian financial reporting and accountability framework;

• Have good accounting knowledge and be relied on for advice on accounting and financial reporting issues;

• Independently research and apply your technical accounting knowledge in the formulation of options and recommendations on financial reporting issues;

• Provide guidance to peers and the broader Victorian public sector entities in the application of accounting standards, financial reporting policies and practices;

• Initiate and maintain relationships with peers and key stakeholders to ensure timelines are be met in the delivery of project, services or advices;

• Contribute to the quality assurance of the Department's products and publications; and

• Actively support and contribute to organisational goals, demonstrate organisational values and behaviours, and a commitment to personal and professional development. This includes working co-operatively with other teams and supporting the team manager to meet the team's objectives.

Please refer to the position description for the key accountabilities.

To discuss this role further, please contact Etienne Gouws on 9651 6222.

Your application should include a professional cover letter and current resume outlining your skills, knowledge and capabilities relating to this opportunity.

Applications close on 26 February 2018.

As an equal opportunity employer, DTF values employee diversity and we're committed to building a more inclusive workforce.

We welcome applicants of any age, gender identity, parental/carer status, ability, religion, or cultural background, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

All roles can be worked flexibly. If you'd like to discuss your options or you have a reasonable adjustment request, please contact the recruiting manager or our People and Culture team.

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