Financial Accountant

Our role at Sustainability Victoria (SV) is to promote and facilitate environmental sustainability by encouraging and assisting all Victorians to live and work in a way that enhances our environment. We are an agency of the Victorian Government, providing guidance education and support to deliver behaviour change programs and campaigns to assist Victorians to embrace more sustainable behaviours and to take action on matters that concern climate change and the way we manage our waste and resources.
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Department: Sustainability Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Accounting
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/SV/CSF/102269
Closing Date: 22-Nov-2019
Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759
Job Duration: 13 Months (Parental Leave)
Attachments: Applicant's Recruitment Information Guide.pdf (PDF, 1.25MB)


102269_Financial Accountant.docx (Word, 125KB)


Contact: Tom Whitechurch Manager, Finance
Tom.Whitechurch@sustainability.vic.gov.au

Position Details

The position of Financial Accountant is responsible for managing the Accounts Receivables requirements of Sustainability Victoria (SV) and providing operational support, quality customer service and advice to a broad range of staff.

This role is key to ensuring compliance with the Financial Management Act, SV Act & regulations in line with the Department of Treasury and Finance (DTF) & Department of Environment Land Water & Planning (DELWP) policies.

The successful candidate will be will possess strong analytical skills with a demonstrated ability to build productive relationships with stakeholders, share information and create business improvement opportunities.

Reporting to the Manger Finance you will work as part of a small team within the Corporate Services group. A strong team player, with the initiative to schedule and prioritise own tasks while working with minimum guidance to meet agreed operational timelines and deadlines.

Specialist/Technical Expertise

A tertiary qualification in Accounting or finance related streams and eligible for membership of a recognised professional accounting body or progress towards becoming a CPA or CA.

This position is being offered as Fixed Term (13 months) to cover parental leave arrangements.

How to Apply

  •  submit a detailed resume and cover letter ensuring that the full key selection  criteria is addressed (see Position Description)

Applications close at midnight on Friday 22 November 2019

 We are building an inclusive workplace to better reflect the community in which we live, to embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.


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