Senior Budget Analyst

The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) is the Victorian Government’s lead agency for creating the conditions to sustainably develop the Victorian economy and grow employment. Our role is to increase jobs, investment, exports and opportunities; stimulate innovation, competitiveness, and confidence; and support sustainability.

The Department is committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, and support ways of working that help employees balance work and home life. The Department is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Department offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Ongoing - Flexible
Job Function: Finance
Classification: VPSG5.1
Work Location: Negotiable
Reference: VG/FM030233
Closing Date: 04-May-2017
Salary Range: $90,890 - $100,429
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 030233_Snr Budget Analyst_VPS5.1_CS_PD 20042017.doc (Word, 169KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Nyasha Hove
(03) 8392 7578

Position Details

Senior Budget Analyst

  • $90,890 - $100,429 pa (plus superannuation)
  • Ongoing   
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Melbourne CBD (flexibility may be available)

The position of Senior Budget Analyst forms a part of the Portfolio Budget branch of the Financial Management division within the Corporate Services group.

Corporate Services actively supports Ministers and DEDJTR portfolio groups to create the conditions for sustainable economic development and employment growth. The Group works collaboratively to deliver integrated and operational functions across the department, leading the development of governance, people, culture, systems and capability. Corporate Services deliver service excellence through collaboration with DEDJTR partners, stakeholders and clients.

The Senior Budget Analyst provides advanced analysis and advice in all aspects of the portfolio’s budget strategy and reporting and throughout the planning, investment and resourcing cycle. This includes robust reconciliation of data and management of core budget and financial management systems, and analysis of complex financial issues associated with the Department of Economic Development, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) and its portfolio agencies.

The role supports Ministers, senior management and the Department of Treasury and Finance through financial analysis of the portfolio’s budget position and outlook, and strategies to improve DEDJTR’s financial sustainability and resource allocation. This role is a pivotal part of the team responsible for the development and support of the portfolio’s budget including the preparation of management reporting and operation of the Department’s budgeting and reporting system. The role also supports the delivery of the portfolio’s annual budget submission – forming part of the State budget process – and the associated presentation of key financial information in budget papers and annual reports of portfolio issues.

To be successful in this role you will work effectively as a member of a team, have high level strategic planning skills, and well-developed written communication skills. You will also have advanced financial skills and demonstrated experience in budgeting and financial analysis.

The successful applicant will enjoy flexible working arrangements and undertake a wide variety of work across the division.

For a confidential discussion, please call Nyasha Hove, Manager, Budget Strategy and Reporting, on (03) 8392 7578.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description.  To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below.  All applications must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications close at midnight on 4 May 2017 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

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