Finance Officer - APS6

This Federal Government organisation is seeking an experienced Finance Officer (APS6) to undertake complex finance related work that is guided by legislation, policies, procedures, standards, methodologies and precedents. This is a varied role that sits within the wider business unit of Finance and Corporate Services, and you could be working on finance projects across the following core areas: financial accounting, management accounting, finance business partnering and financial analytics.

An autonomous role with some supervisory or management activities, you will have the ability to interpret relevant finance legislation, policy and standards in the application of practices and procedures to achieve a variety of finance outcomes. Initially a six-month contract with view to extension, this role is based in Geelong and has a late June start date.

Key Responsibilities 
  • Responsibility for complex finance projects, including coordinating and supporting others working on these projects
  • Delegating and managing workflow within the finance team
  • Developing plans and objectives for short-term finance projects
  • Monitoring emerging financial issues and identifying likely risks and impacts
  • Stakeholder management, including consultation around complex or sensitive financial issues

Required Skills & Experience

  • Tertiary qualifications in Accounting/Finance or a related field
  • CPA/CA qualfications highly regarded
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Previous experience in complex organisations, preferably within the government sector
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent technical knowledge around one or more of the following finance functions: financial accounting, management accounting, finance business partnering & financial analytics
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal

Please note a baseline security clearance, or ability to obtain, is an essential requirement for this role. If this contract assignment sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for, then apply online today!
Melbourne (Geelong)