Head of Finance

Museums Victoria is seeking a Head of Finance (Operations) to provide strategic leadership to the Finance Department and assist Museums Victoria in achieving its strategic directions through effective and timely financial advice, efficient delivery of service, application of specialist knowledge, resolution of complex issues by representing Museums Victoria to external stakeholders. The primary accountability of the position is to provide strategic leadership, advice, systems controls, financial reporting and services which will ensure the ongoing financial viability of Museums Victoria within a sound Corporate Governance framework and to deliver finance and administrative systems that meet user needs in the most efficient, effective and economic way.
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Department: Museums Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Accounting
Classification: VPSG6.2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/MV/0201
Closing Date: 19-Dec-2017
Salary Range: $132,293 - $151,426
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Head of Finance (MV0201) - Role Statement.pdf (PDF, 145KB)


Contact: Carol Benson
(03) 8341 7746

Position Details

 Head of Finance

  • Work within a professional and friendly team
  • Based at Museums Victoria's award winning venue, Melbourne Museum
  • Close to public transport.

Museums Victoria is seeking a Head of Finance (Operations) to provide strategic leadership to the Finance Department and assist Museums Victoria in achieving its strategic directions through effective and timely financial advice, efficient delivery of service, application of specialist knowledge, resolution of complex issues by representing Museums Victoria to external stakeholders.

ABOUT MUSEUMS VICTORIA:

Museums Victoria cares for the State scientific and cultural collections, providing visitor access, activities and events at five distinct venues: Melbourne Museum, Immigration Museum, Scienceworks, IMAX Cinema and world heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building.

To learn more about Museums Victoria, please visit http://museumvictoria.com.au/about/

ABOUT THE POSITION:

The primary accountability of the position is to provide strategic leadership, advice, systems controls, financial reporting and services which will ensure the ongoing financial viability of Museums Victoria within a sound Corporate Governance framework and to deliver finance and administrative systems that meet user needs in the most efficient, effective and economic way.

Key Selection Criteria

There are 9 key selection criteria would be expected to demonstrate a variety of competencies and behaviours that reflect the criteria.  Some examples are provided to give an indication of the competencies and behaviours that would be assessed during the selection process (Please refer to the attachment of our Role Statement for more details).

Some of our Key Selection Criterias:

   Professional Experience

  • Extensive leadership, financial management, accounting and administrative experience preferably in both Government and private sectors, including knowledge of commercial operations planning and investment practices
  • Expert knowledge of accounting and audit standards
  • Experience in the implementation, development and maintenance of computerised accounting systems.

  Lead People

  • Demonstrates a leadership style that fosters a co-operative and collegiate approach, within the Department and with other Departments
  • Gives and receives constructive feedback
  • Builds positive working relationships throughout Museums Victoria and with stakeholder  groups
  • Enhances and manages the performance of individual staff
  • Recognises the benefits of a diversity of views

 OTHER INFORMATION

This is a full time, ongoing position. The salary on offer is $132,293 (Base of Grade) + 9.5% superannuation.

HOW TO APPLY?

To apply, please send your covering letter, Resume and a Statement addressing each of the Key Selection Criteria as per the attachment of our Role Statement by visiting our employment website: http://museumvictoria.com.au/employment/

For more information about this position, please contact Carol Benson on (03) 8341 7746.

Applications Close:  Tuesday, 19th December 2017.

 


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