Business Services Officer (VPSG3)

Job posted: 21/06/2022
Applications close: 05/07/2022 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / until 13 April 2023

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $72,751 - $88,336

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: VG/-/50822133

Reference: VG/-/50822133

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: $72,751 - $88,336

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Seeking a capable and experienced Administrator with Accounts Payable/Receivable background.

Planning Panels Victoria (PPV) has been established facilitate public participation in the planning and environment decision making process.  PPV provide a process to independently assess planning scheme changes or development proposals through the consideration of submissions, the conduct of hearings and the preparation of reports.  Planning Panels provide advice and make recommendations; with the final decision made by the responsible statutory body (local Council) or the Minister for Planning.

This position works in unison with the Finance Manager and Planning Panels team and is a key role in progressing finance and business support in line with established systems and processes.

With a broad range of activities that include processing payment claims, processing accounts payable and assisting with receivable matters, monthly management reports, end of month and end of financial year processes.

The role includes overseeing purchase orders and matching these with contracts, arranging travel and accommodation bookings, meetings and training programs for Panel Members and staff as required. Further, it prepares correspondence, records management, archiving, organising seminars and events and providing support for Panel hearings, effectively dealing with stakeholders, including the general public.

This role will appeal to someone with solid finance accounts payable/receivable and reporting background who is looking for a broader and more interesting role.  Ideally, we are seeking a confident all-rounder who shows great initiative and problem-solving abilities, with a keen interest in driving improvements to business operations and being committed to customers service excellence.

You will bring a flexible and collaborative work style with the ability to prioritise on time deliverables. Our environment is welcoming and friendly, committed to practicing cultural safety by creating environments, relationships and systems free from racism and discrimination so that people can feel safe, valued and able to participate.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Relevant experience in the provision of accurate and timely accounts payable, and/or accounts receivable, finance and business support functions or government experience would be an advantage.
  • Proven ability to deal with the public and resolve stakeholder issues in a professional, timely and courteous manner

This is a fixed term position available until 13 April 2023.

To be considered for this position, applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) summarising their skills and relevant experience.

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Tuesday, 5 July 2022.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.

To be eligible for appointment to this role, applicants will possess corresponding work rights for the advertised employment period. Appointment to an ongoing position is only available to an Australian/New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.  

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. 

Business Services Officer (VPSG3)

Job type:

Full time / until 13 April 2023

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Sharon Walker | 8624 3109

Business Services Officer (VPSG3)