Finance Manager

An exciting opportunity exists to join our team and play an important role in Respect Victoria leading financial services. The Finance Manager is responsible for the delivery of critical enabling functions across the organisation to ensure it meets its financial governance and statutory reporting obligations and makes efficient and effective use of resources to deliver on our strategic plan.
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Department: Respect Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Finance
Classification: VPS5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/RV2010
Closing Date: 27-Mar-2023
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: 18 Months
Attachments: Respect Victoria Finance Manager VPS Grade 5.pdf (PDF, 204KB)
Key Selection Criteria

Contact: Lea Saddington

Position Details

The key functions of the Finance Manager include financial reporting and compliance, including provision of high-quality advice and reporting to the Respect Victoria executive, Board and Audit Committee, and oversight of accounts payable, payroll and procurement. The role is also responsible for finance policies, procedures, delegations and processes.

Holding a qualification in business, accounting, or finance and a qualified accountant, you will have a proven record of success and demonstrated knowledge and experience in effectively managing the finance function in a government context preferably a statutory body.

The successful candidate will have experience and a high degree of skill, accuracy and literacy in financial management, with a strong attention to detail and pragmatic approach. You will also have demonstrated experience in leading others and managing and oversight of accounts payable, payroll and procurement, with a high-level of competency in a public sector finance system.

Please see the attached position description for detail on the skills, knowledge and experience required for this role.

About Respect Victoria

Respect Victoria is an independent statutory authority focused on the primary prevention of family violence for all Victorians. Respect Victoria was established under the Prevention of Family Violence Act 2018 to fulfill recommendation 188 of the Royal Commission into Family Violence, and deliver on commitments Victoria's strategy to prevent family violence and violence against women.

Diversity at Respect Victoria

Respect Victoria recognises strength in diversity and values an inclusive workplace and are committed to providing flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. We actively encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and gender diverse, intersex or queer people.

If you are interested in this role, but unsure how your experiences might fit, please contact us for a discussion.

Other relevant information

To be eligible to apply for this position you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, permanent resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.

All appointments are subject to reference checks and pre-employment misconduct screening.

You may be required to consent to a police check.

How to Apply

A cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria including relevant experience (within three pages) set out in the attached position description and your resume, through this website.

If you are unable to apply online or having difficulties accessing the information online, please contact for assistance.

If you have any questions about this position, please email Lea Saddington, General Manager, People and Operations.

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