Business Partner, Budget and Grants

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Department: Department of Premier & Cabinet
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Accounting
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/VG/1703295
Closing Date: 23-Mar-2023
Salary Range: $105,479 - $127,621
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: Position Description - Business Partner, Budgets and Grants - DGS - CS - VG1703295 - VPS5 - March 2023.docx (Word, 284KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Steven Wlazly, Deputy Chief Financial Officer
0418 381 521

Position Details

An exciting and unique opportunity exists for a talented and passionate individual to join the Department of Government Services as Business Partner, Budgets and Grants to provide financial and management accounting advice, transactional support, information, and reports to various branches within DGS.

The responsibilities of the Finance Branch include working closely together to manage the Department's funding, strategic planning, reporting and budget activities.

As the Business Partner, Budgets and Grants, you will ensure the availability of appropriate and timely financial information and reports to allow for informed decision making. Contributing to the preparation of annual budgets for DGS as a whole and for individual branches including reviewing and testing assumptions and maintaining forward estimates will also be an essential requirement of this role.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in a business or management accounting role in a complex organisation
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Highly developed interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Sound conceptual and analytical skills

Please note that a CA/CPA qualification, a Finance or Accounting Degree or equivalent and a strong Management Accounting background are a mandatory requirement for this role.

Working with us, you will contribute to the success of the Victorian Public Sector and the community we serve.

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

How to apply

Apply before the advertised closing date. All applications should include:

  • a resume; and
  • a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages)

Other relevant information

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees and clients and consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OH&S Act), to support this DGS has a COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination policy which requires all DGS employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes (unless an exception applies). To be able to meet the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination requirements and for the department to meet its obligations under the OH&S Act, the department will request employees provide their vaccination information (including 3rd dose / booster) or evidence of an exemption throughout the recruitment process. Inability to provide this may impact your subsequent employment to the department.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent form. Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.

DGS actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities. All roles at DGS can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role.

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