Financial Analyst

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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Finance
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/JE20017115
Closing Date: 06-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 1. Position Description C2928.docx (Word, 577KB)

2. Application Form.docx (Word, 628KB)

Contact: Jana Koriakina
(03) 8335 8362 or

Position Details

About the role:

As the successful applicant, you will be reporting to the Manager, Business and Finance Support, Operational Infrastructure Department. 

Working in collaboration with a broad range of stakeholders, you will have excellent communications skills, both written and verbal. Your experience in financial analysis will support and inform the Operational Infrastructure Senior Leadership Team around budget management, financial management and governance, financial advice to stakeholders, and financial performance reporting.  You will also be working closely with an operational Division within the Operational Infrastructure Department and responsible for working with a range of Divisional stakeholders to support their Divisional action plan and strategy of safely equipping Victoria Police.

Victoria Police is a contemporary and agile workplace and supports flexible working arrangements.

Your duties will include:

  • Annual budget planning – plan, build, discuss, review, maintain and reconcile Divisional budget. Facilitate annual funding carryover requests process.
  • Ongoing budget management – phasing portfolio-level budgets by month to reflect Divisional business plan. Budget reconciliations and transfers within the Department and between other Departments, Regions and Commands of Victoria Police. Providing assistance with incremental funding requests.
  • Funding validation – confirmation of funding for procurement activity including purchases and contract extensions and variations.
  • Financial performance reporting and forecasting financial year-end position of the Department against the budget, providing analytical commentary on the year-to-date and forecasted year-end position.
  • Proactive investigation and interpretation of variances to budget and forecast including developing recommendations on mitigation and providing advice to stakeholders and senior management.
  • Ensuring compliance with payment and purchasing policy requirements, enabling correct booking practices across the Department, overseeing processing of journals and expenditure recoups for accuracy and integrity.
  • Year-end financial governance – assisting with annual financial compliance attestation activities, year-end accruals, annual PAIR stocktake verification, annual review of Financial Delegations schedules and limits of authority.
  • Management of the Departments' financial and reporting structures including effective set up of work centres and project codes.

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience as a finance officer or financial analyst.
  • Expertise in leading and providing financial and budget management services, financial reporting and analysis.
  • Knowledge of governance and administrative arrangements associated with general government processes.
  • Highly developed conceptual, analytical and communication skills

Requirements and relevant information:

  • One (1) x full-time, ongoing position available.
  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant field such as commerce, finance, accounting or economics is highly desired.
  • This position is located at Victoria Police Centre, 311 Spencer Street, Docklands.
  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.
  • The successful applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include fingerprint checks and misconduct screening.
  • In accordance with organisational policy, all Victoria Police employees are required to be fully vaccinated (including a booster vaccination) against COVID-19 or hold a valid medical exception. As such your employment with Victoria Police is subject to providing evidence of your vaccination status.


Your application must include:

  • Resume
  • Completed application form – the word document (2. Application form) for you to complete and attach to your submission, is attached to the job advertisement.

Applications close midnight, 6 February 2023.

Please Note: All applications will need to be submitted through one of the following platforms; Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) website, Victorian Government careers website (Careers.vic) or Seek. Applications will not be accepted via other platforms or email.

Current Victorian Government employees must apply via Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE). 


For further information, please contact: Jana Koriakina on (03) 8335 8362 or

If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirements/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email or on (03) 8335 8081.

About Us:

Victoria Police has a dedicated workforce of more than 22,000 employees consisting of police, protective services officers, police custody officers, and public service staff. Each employee plays a vital role in providing the 24/7, 365 days a year emergency response and public safety capability the organisation delivers to its community. As a Victoria Police employee, you have a dedication and commitment to community safety. 

Having a workforce that reflects the community we serve is important to Victoria Police. We want to attract and retain people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities, and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. If you are interested in a position, we encourage you to apply as we celebrate the benefit that diversity brings to our employees, our services, and our community.

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