Finance Administrator

This large, complex government department is looking for an experienced Finance Administrator to be the key point of contact for internal stakeholder and support a busy, dynamic team. This is a twelve month contract beginning early May, with the view to a further 2 x 12 month extensions. Our client is conveniently located in the Melbourne CBD, only a five minute walk from Southern Cross Station.

About You

  • Previous experience in a Federal Government environment
  • Proven experience in a finance support/administration role, preferably in a large, complex organisation
  • Excellent customer service skills and a great phone manner
  • Skilled administrator, with outstanding attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively manage a wide range of stakeholders
  • Knowledge of fleet management/novated leasing an advantage
  • Ability to proactively manage your workload and take a solution-focused approach
  • Excellent attention to detail is essential to your success in this position
  • Self-motivated with a positive approach to your work
  • Confident working in a compliance-focused, regulatory environment
Your Key Responsibilities

  • Providing outstanding administrative support to the finance team
  • Providing advice to internal stakeholders, with reference to policy guidelines
  • Maintaining quality and integrity of records on internal systems to verify and ensure accuracy of data, record interactions and decisions 
  • Quality control & compliance
  • Communicate and negotiate with stakeholders including responding to and escalating issues, where required
  • Work collaboratively in a team based environment 
  • Assisting with setting up meetings and workspaces
  • Other ad hoc administrative support as required

Please note Australian citizenship and pre-employment checks are required for this role. If you have experience in a similar position, and you are available to start a new contract position from early May, please apply online with a recent copy of your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience.
Melbourne (Docklands)