Alan Larby

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Accounting and Finance
Hourly Rate Contract

POSTED 9th Oct, 2020   REF NO. BBBH12117

APS6 Finance Business Partner

About the Organisation

This Federal Department is performing a critical function as the Government responds to the challenges of economic recovery. We have worked closely with this team over a number of years and they are known for helping top talent assimilate into a high performing APS context.

The Opportunity

This is a non-ongoing or hourly rate contract role for 12 months, where a strong performer will have good opportunity for a permanent appointment and future career progression in a large sized corporate finance team that is currently undertaking vital work to aid with economic recovery.

Whilst those with experience in management accounting within or consulting to the Commonwealth Government will be highly regarded, those outside the Australian Public Service will certainly be considered, particularly those experienced in budgeting, forecasting, and communicating financials to non-financial stakeholders in large commercial contexts. This is an opportunity to work with a highly experienced Director and Assistant Director who will provide you training, guidance, and mentorship.

The Role

Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing assistance to client divisions in the development of budgets and forecasts to ensure they reflect business plans
  • Undertaking month end processes including commitment reporting, accruals, and reconciliations
  • Delivering accurate and timely month end reporting, including the analysis of business risks and other analysis/commentary that is fit for purpose and suited to the audience
  • Asset management and debt management activities
  • Contributing to process improvement activities
  • Advising and supporting clients on a range of financial matters, including compliance

Your Background and Experience

You are a person who is enthusiastic, communicative, and enjoys working with others to kick goals. You are known for having excellent interpersonal skills and enjoy building strong relationships with stakeholders. You enjoy understanding and telling the story behind the numbers and you are motivated by making a difference in an agency that has a national and international reach. It is likely that you are already in a role but have made the decision to start or continue building your career in Federal Government.

Relevant degree qualifications are essential with CA/CPA or progress towards well regarded. SAP/TechOne/TM1 experience is highly desirable but not essential.

An AGSVA security clearance will be required once in the role and so current Australian citizenship is mandatory.

Salary / Rate

  • $85K – $95K + 15.4% Super or equivalent hourly rate
  • Central location
  • 12 month contract (non-ongoing or hourly rate) with view to permanency

How to Apply

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link.

Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Alan Larby on 02 6108 4878 quoting ref no. 12117.

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