Assistant Manager, Financial Audit



Are you an emerging leader seeking to join a contemporary audit environment with clear career advancement pathways?

Do you want to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Victorian Government?

Do you want your peak season efforts to be rewarded and achieve a work/life balance?

We value people with integrity and a focus on quality outcomes. If this sounds like you, we are recruiting to fill multiple permanent Assistant Manager vacancies. Act now to secure your place in a high-performance culture in the heart of Melbourne!
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Department: Vic Auditor-General Office
Work Type: Ongoing - full time or part time
Job Function: Accounting
Classification: VPSG5.1
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/FAVPS41X5
Closing Date: 21-Oct-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $108,724
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - 5.1 Assistant Manager - FA.DOCX (Word, 105KB)


Contact: Thomas Brosz
03 8601 1638

Position Details

What we do

The Auditor-General is an independent officer of the Victorian Parliament, supported by around 190 staff, to provide assurance to Parliament and the Victorian community about how effectively public sector agencies are providing services and using public money. We achieve this through an annual program of financial and performance audits of state and local government public sector entities.

What you'll do

You're a dynamic and adaptable emerging leader with a demonstrated ability to motivate and coach others to achieve their goals. You'll manage the major parts of assigned financial audits and sometimes assist with Parliamentary reports, ensuring the work is delivered to quality standards, on time and within budget. You'll achieve this by:

  • Presenting audit findings, evidence, conclusions and recommendations to a range of other professionals and senior stakeholders
  • Providing direction, allocating tasks to and supervising junior team members
  • Identifying audit risks and designing appropriate risk responses
  • Exercising sound judgment in managing audit issues and escalating contentious matters as needed
  • Taking part in strategic and annual planning processes
  • Contributing to developing and implementing audit and business improvement projects as needed

You may also act as a team leader on some engagements when needed.

Pease visit our careers page to view the position description for full details.

Who you are

Successful candidates can demonstrate:

  • Sound working knowledge of Australian Accounting and Auditing Standards and legislative and regulatory requirements
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to quickly process and convey complex technical concepts in plain English
  • Strong written and oral reporting skills, along with the ability to present evidence, conclusions and recommendations
  • A history of success in undertaking audit engagements and exercising sound judgment when responding to or escalating issues
  • An adaptive and professional approach when establishing and maintaining effective relationships
  • Success in motivating and overseeing junior team members using a coaching and mentoring approach

Please note that weekday travel around Victoria may be required.

Qualification requirements

  • Tertiary qualifications in Finance, Accounting or STEM preferably at post-graduate level
  • Full professional membership with CPA Australia, CAANZ or the IPA

Why join us?

  • Broad access to 550 clients
  • Contribute to improving government activities - impact lives of millions of Victorians
  • Diverse range of industries across every government sector
  • Flexible working arrangements including flex-time, part-time and more
  • Reasonable adjustments to enable success at work
  • Beautifully designed office offers world class fit-out and proximity to transport and CBD attractions

How to apply

Click the "Apply Now" button to submit a resume and brief cover letter (1-2 pages).

We're not about red tape, so a separate response to selection criteria isn't needed.

Merit based appointment process

Candidates assessed as suitable to fill audit vacancies are offered positions in the order their applications are ranked holistically using our Merit List ranking process.

Candidates who don't secure a role but are suitable to fill vacancies will be offered an enrolment on a Merit List for consideration to fill the role at a later date* without needing to reapply.

* Within 12 months of enrolment


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