Financial Services Manager / CFO

Are you a leader with a strong background in managing financial systems through a time of change? Do you thrive on innovation and driving a strong culture of performance? Are you passionate about using your experience in financial services to ensure young Victorians have the best teachers? If so, you could lead the dynamic Financial Services team at the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) with an exciting mandate for change. The role offers an outstanding career opportunity for a professional who is passionate about using their expertise and leadership to support VIT in its regulation of Victorian teachers. With extensive knowledge of contemporary financial practices, particularly in structuring a Financial Services team to support a regulator that is planning for transition in its core systems and financial disciplines.
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Department: Victorian Institute of Teaching
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Accounting
Classification: VIT6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/VITSS015
Closing Date: 25-Jan-2019
Salary Range: $113,571 - $151,979
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: VIT-SS-015 -Grade 6 -Financial Services Manger.pdf (PDF, 576KB)

VIT-SS-015 -Grade 6 -Financial Services Manger.pdf (PDF, 576KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Niall Beirne

Position Details

About the role

  • Provide expert financial advice and support to internal customers.
  • Manage financial administration.
  • Ensure financial compliance.
  • Manage financial policy, process and system development.
  • Lead the provision of financial reporting.
  • Manage a small team of staff performing transactional finance functions.
  • Provide expert advice and guidance to project teams to enable effective decision making concerning financial impacts. Provide leadership on programs and projects.
  • Manage relationships with key stakeholders including Audit and Finance Committee members key suppliers such as Technology One and RSM; and VIT managers and staff.
  • Promote and maintain a culture of service excellence and customer focus.
  • Participate in Divisional operational planning activities

About you

You are a professional CA/CPA qualified, with excellent communications skills who is driven and committed to delivering high standards in Financial Management.

You have excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills.

You expect high standards, lead by example and analytical in problem resolution   

About us

VIT offers a supportive, inclusive working environment, plus an attractive remuneration package and flexible work options.

Our team of diverse, high performing individuals are talented, supportive and inclusive. Every role within VIT provides for the safety and wellbeing of children; our work enables quality teaching and the best educational outcomes for young Victorians.

VIT promotes and encourages the Victorian Public Sector Employee's Code of Conduct of responsiveness, integrity, impartiality, accountability, respect, leadership and human rights.

We pride ourselves on allowing our staff to grow to their full potential, by offering new professional challenges and providing career growth opportunities.

VIT is centrally located at 628 Bourke Street near Southern Cross Station in modern offices.

Please see attached position description for more information and on how to apply.


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