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494686/CSD - Finance Officer - APS Level 6

Apply now Job no: 494686
Work type: Full-time and Part-time
Location: Barton, ACT
Categories: APS Level 6, APS Level 5-6 (Broadbanded)

Our Opportunity

The Management Accounting Team is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated finance professional to join the team.  The Finance Officer is a dynamic role with a diverse range of responsibilities which include the following key deliverables:

  • Contribute to the monthly financial  reporting process including:
    • uploading payroll and HR data
    • ASL adjustments 
    • monthly revenue and expenditure forecasting
    • analysis of divisional information and central overheads including investigating significant variances between budgeted, forecast and actual expenditure and ASL and identifying any potential risks to the budget
    • completion of monthly financial reports to the CFO.
  • Contribute to the department’s internal budget process including:
    • liaising with the External Budgets team on available funding and provide information as required for external reporting
    • supporting business managers in the development of internal budgets
    • review and assess divisional budgets on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
  • Analyse and provide advice on financial and non-financial data to stakeholders including the Branch Head and CFO.
  • Coordinate and reconcile Specific Purpose Payments to the States and Territories and provide advice to divisions on payment processes.
  • Coordinate monthly cash forecasting.

We are committed to providing a flexible, diverse and inclusive workplace.  We are open to a range of flexible work arrangements including part-time, job sharing, and flexible work hours.

Who are we looking for?

We seek people who bring external ideas, diverse experience, and global perspectives, and are willing to explore innovative ways of working. People who work for us will display leadership at all levels, apply information effectively in order to solve problems, and work collaboratively to achieve outcomes.

Specific requirements of the role:

  • strong organisational skills and demonstrated attention to detail
  • proficient numeracy and problem solving skills
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills to support the effective collaboration with a wide variety of stakeholders
  • demonstrated personal drive and integrity
  • demonstrated ability to work collaboratively to achieve outcomes.

It is desirable but not a requirement that the successful applicants possess or be progressing towards accounting qualifications.

Please refer to the AGD Performance Expectations for more detail.

The range and nature of work within the Attorney-General’s Department requires a workforce that reflects our diverse society and the department provides a number of support mechanisms for employees.

As an AGD employee, you will:

  • be part of an inclusive and diverse work environment
  • receive a generous starting salary and work conditions
  • benefit from supportive learning and development
  • be supported by a range of active networks including the Indigenous Employee Network, the Celebrating Ability Network, the Women’s Network, the Pride Network and the Cultural and Linguistically Diverse Network.

To see further information regarding our support for our employees, please see our Workplace Diversity Page.

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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