Emma Wentworth

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Accounting and Finance
Hourly Rate Contract

POSTED 23rd Jun, 2022   REF NO. BBBH16554

APS6 External Budgets

Our client is a high-profile Federal Government organisation at the centre of policy development and service delivery. They aim to deliver innovative ways to assist the development and implementation of Government policies as well as providing advice on how to solve the issues facing Australia.

This organisation offers a chance to work with a motivated team of professional people in a diverse environment with interesting variety and challenges. Located within the CBD.

The Opportunity

This is a great opportunity for a driven APS5 or new APS6 to work on industry leading external budgets in the budget costings space. In this role you will be given fantastic mentorship and training from your Director and Assistant Director in a supportive team. The work itself is fast paced and acting positions are encouraged when you feel comfortable to do so. This position is being offered as a 12 month non-ongoing contract with strong prospects for a longer-term engagement, this is also a fantastic opportunity for an s26 transfer. This is a chance to really learn best practice external budgets functions, coordinate budget policies and make a meaningful contribution to Australian society. You will be able to work from home up to 3 days per week.

The Role

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assist with the development and costings on New Policy Proposals
  • Assist to develop and maintain external budgets within CBMS
  • Develop and maintain supporting worksheets for external budgets at each milestone
  • Assist with the external estimates updates in CBMS and preparation of the PBS (including PAES and PSAES if required)
  • Assist to coordinate budget process and budget documentation
  • Refresh and rewrite policies and procedures supporting the external budget model
  • Assist to prepare senate estimate packs for senior leadership

The Ideal Person

You will have strong Excel skills, previous experience using CBMS and solid written competence. Experience with APS external budgets estimate processes also highly desirable but not essential if you have strong APS accounting experience either within or consulting into Commonwealth Agencies. Relevant professional qualifications will be highly regarded as well as practical skills around financial statements.

Only Australian Citizens will be considered for this role as a Baseline clearance will be required but not mandatory to be successful in winning the role.

Salary / Rate

  • $89,500 – $100,500 + 15.4%
  • WFH up to 3 days per week

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. 16554.

HorizonOne 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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