Director, Financial Audit (EO3)

Job posted: 27/03/2020
Applications close: 20/04/2020 (Midnight)
22 days remaining

22 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Other

Organisation: Victorian Auditor-Generals Office

Salary: $185,711 - $240,789

Occupation: Accounting

Reference: VG/FAEO31

Reference: VG/FAEO31

Occupation: Accounting

Salary Range: $185,711 - $240,789

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Are you seeking a career that offers challenging work that makes a difference for Victorians in the way government services are delivered?

Are you looking to be part of a dynamic and forward-thinking environment where you will implement impactful strategic goals?

Do you want to join an exceptional culture that values diversity, inclusion and creativity?

We value people of integrity with credentials to deliver high-performance leadership during this period of unprecedented challenges in delivering public sector services.

If this sounds like you, act now to secure this exceptional leadership opportunity to help ensure transparency and accountability in the public service.

About us

VAGO play a key role in ensuring public entities are transparent and accountable to the Victorian Parliament and public. We examine the effectiveness, efficiency, and economy of programs and services including:

  • opportunities for improvements in management practices and systems
  • the fair presentation of annual financial and performance statements
  • compliance with legislative and other requirements
  • wastage and poor probity in resource management

About the role

Financial Audit Directors:

  • Lead the delivery of financial audits and/or Parliamentary reports in their allocated sector team
  • Participate in the crafting and implementation of strategic goals
  • Lead business unit planning activities
  • Manage a team of professionals using a coaching and mentoring approach
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with internal and external partners
  • Provide authoritative advice to VAGO's executive leadership team
  • Monitor and report on team outputs and operational effectiveness
  • Assist in the development of audit methodology and processes
  • Respond effectively to risk, materiality, public interest perspectives and stakeholder sensitivities
  • Undertake Engagement Quality Control Reviews

Please review the position description for detailed role requirements.

About you

You have extensive experience applying Australian Auditing and Assurance Standards whilst leading external financial audits.

Your background enables you to critically analyse, evaluate and communicate financial audit results.

You'll also have:

  • Advanced influencing skills and expert writing capabilities
  • The ability to communicate complex and highly technical information to a general audience
  • Highly developed project and risk management skills
  • Well-rounded business acumen including procurement, contract negotiation and resource management
  • Strong strategic leadership skills including proactive identification and response to emerging trends, issues, risks and opportunities to better target audit activity
  • A passion for doing things differently and history of paving the way for change
  • Ability to define and prioritise current and future capability requirements
  • Credentials to lead by example including motivating and empowering others to achieve peak performance
  • Tertiary qualifications and professional membership as per the position description

Why work with us?

Our independent audit role gives us exclusive access to our clients. You'll have a unique opportunity to improve public sector operations, projects and activities that impact the daily lives of over six million Victorians.

In the current climate, careers at VAGO provide job and income certainty. Our operational deliverables continue by greater use of existing approaches including remote working arrangements, investment in data science and adoption of other technology tools. This is a genuine vacancy that is critical to ensuring the important work of holding the public sector to account continues despite the extreme challenges presented by the government's response to the COVID-19 crisis.

You will enjoy flexible working arrangements to afford you work/life balance.

We value diversity and inclusion, so encourage those with special needs to request reasonable adjustments to recruitment or workplace processes.

How to apply

Click the “Apply Now” button and send us your resume and brief cover letter (1-2 pages).

We're not about red tape, so a separate response to selection criteria isn't needed.

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