Head, Financial Planning and Analysis

Australia's largest public museum organisation is seeking a Head, Financial Planning and Analysis to develop and deliver strategic and expert level financial management information and analysis to key stakeholders to enable the effective management of Museums Victoria’s financial matters. Reporting to Chief Operating Officer, this position is accountable for providing expert level financial management information and analysis across Museums Victoria. The position will be responsible for leading a team that provides accurate and effective management accounting and reporting services including financial budgets to the Board and its relevant committees, executives and senior management to enable sound strategic financial decision making and practices.
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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/0202
Closing Date: 25-Jun-2019
Salary Range: $139,018 - $159,124
Job Duration: Full time, Ongoing
Attachments: Head, Financial Planning & Analysis - Role Statement (MV0202) - FINAL.pdf (PDF, 134KB)


Contact: Michael O’Leary
(03) 8341 7746

Position Details

Head, Financial Planning and Analysis

  • Full time, ongoing opportunity within Victorian State Government organisation
  • Exciting and challenging financial and budget management role in one of Australia's premier cultural organisations
  • Close to public transport

Australia's largest public museum organisation is seeking a Head, Financial Planning and Analysis to develop and deliver strategic and expert level financial management information and analysis to key stakeholders to enable the effective management of Museums Victoria's financial matters.

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://museumsvictoria.com.au/about/

ABOUT THE POSITION:

Reporting to Chief Operating Officer, this position is accountable for providing expert level financial management information and analysis across Museums Victoria. The position will be responsible for leading a team that provides accurate and effective management accounting and reporting services including financial budgets to the Board and its relevant committees, executives and senior management to enable sound strategic financial decision making and practices.

The successful applicant will have:

Qualification

  1. Demonstrated expert level experience and knowledge of accounting requirements and standards as they relate to financial management, budgeting, modelling and reporting.
  2. Proven people management skills and experience in mentoring and providing leadership to staff so as to achieve individual and organisational wide values and goals.
  3. Proven understanding and experience managing internal and external stakeholders from diverse disciplines to build mutually beneficial partnerships and ensure outcomes are achieved and issues are resolved.
  4. Demonstrated proficiency in the use of financial management and business intelligence systems such as MS Dynamics GP and Management Reporter, advanced level MS Excel and Magiq, including developing and implementing new and improved reports
  5. Sound analytical skills applied to business, systems and accounting scenarios and a high level of attention to detail.
  6. Demonstrated ability and experience in providing and communicating financial information to a wide range of stakeholders in written and verbal format and in a timely and accurate manner.
  7. Proven initiative and organisational skills with a track record of working collaboratively and meeting customer expectations and organisational timelines.
  8. Integrity, maturity and strong personal and business ethics combined with sound judgement and a commitment to transparency and accountability
  9. Ability to work collaboratively and flexibly in a team environment.
  10. An approved tertiary qualification in accounting with full membership of CPA Australia, or the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia or other approved professional body.

Please see our Role Statement for Key Selection Criteria required by the successful applicant. Applications that do not address the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

 OTHER INFORMATION

This is a full time, ongoing position. The salary on offer is $141,103 per annum (Base of grade) plus 9.5% superannuation.

HOW TO APPLY?

To view the position description, please visit our employment website: museumsvictoria.com.au/employment/ and select ‘Current Vacancies'. For more information about this position, please contact Michael O'Leary - Chief Operating Officer, Museums Victoria on (03) 8341 7746.

To apply, please select 'APPLY NOW' below. Please attach the three following documents with your application:

  • Your Cover letter
  • Your CV
  • Your written responses to the Key Selection Criteria as described in the Role Statement

Applications Close: Tuesday, 25th June 2019

 


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