Emma Wentworth

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Accounting and Finance
Governance / Compliance

POSTED 25th Jul, 2022   REF NO. BBBH16427

APS5 Financial Governance Officer

Work with a Federal Government Agency with a targeted portfolio of operations known for their highly interesting subject matter, complex accounting, development opportunities, and promotion pathways.

The Opportunity

As part of this small and friendly team, strong performers will be quickly identified, and there is good opportunity to be noticed and see a permanent appointment and potential for increased responsibilities.

This role has good variety with big picture exposure to the organisation due to the smaller team environment. There is opportunity for career advancement, APS4 will also be considered in an acting role as a APS5. You will see processes from end to end and will have the chance to improve on the status quo.

Whilst those with experience in management accounting in a small to medium sized Commonwealth Government Agency will be highly regarded, those outside the Public Service will be considered, particularly those experienced in external budgeting and communicating financials to non-financial stakeholders.

Should you be coming from outside the Public Service, this is an opportunity to collaborate with a progressive leader who will give you training, guidance, coaching and mentorship. The leader is big on promoting within with acting opportunities. There is flexibility to have this opportunity as part time with flexible working arrangements.

The Role

Key responsibilities include:

  • Build good working partnerships with business areas by developing and providing trusted advice
  • Prepare and present internal financial statement reports to help senior executives with their decision making
  • Monitor, collect and manager financial information for the department
  • Provide high level strategic advice to key senior stakeholders based on research/analysis of financial governance
  • Contribute to continuous business improvement with ideas and suggestions

The Ideal Person

You are a clear communicator who enjoys working with others to kick goals. You are known for your diligence in your work and take pride in getting the job done to a high standard and on time. You enjoy understanding and telling the story behind the numbers and you use your initiative to solve problems and add value.

Relevant degree qualifications with a CA/CPA or working towards is preferred.

A Baseline Security clearance will be required, and current Australian Citizenship is mandatory.

Salary / Rate

$77,000 – $82,000 + 15.4% Super

Flexible working arrangements, 2 days’ work from home and part time opportunities for the right candidate.

Salary match for S26 transfers.

How to Apply

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link.

Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Emma Wentworth on 02 6108 4878, quoting Ref No. 16427

Horizon One is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce and we encourage applications from people of all cultures, capabilities, and backgrounds.

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