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Finance Officer, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) (VPSG3)

Job posted: 17/06/2022
Applications close: 03/07/2022 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Court Services Victoria

Salary: $72,751 - $88,336

Occupation: Finance

Reference: VG/VT2364A

Reference: VG/VT2364A

Occupation: Finance

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD


  • Responsible for providing administrative support to the Financial Reporting and Compliance Manager
  • Ongoing VPS3 position
  • Be part of Victoria’s busiest tribunal, making contributions to the community
  • $72,751 to $88,336 per year + Super

  • Responsible for providing financial administration and support including cash management and accounts payable
  • The role assists in ensuring VCAT meet its financial requirements and reporting obligations
  • The Finance officer will also support internal and external stakeholder relationships across VCAT

About us

VCAT serves the community by resolving civil and administrative disputes, and making decisions in human rights and guardianship cases. VCAT services a diverse range of Victorian disputes, from residential tenancy matters to complex building and property and human rights matters, which have a deep reach into the Victorian community and a direct impact on the economy, in particular, in planning, property, health and small business.

About the role

  • Supporting effective financial management and accurate general ledger capture by undertaking regular analysis and action on overdue invoices and working closely with the Contract and Procurement Officer to ensure alignment of Zycus contracts and Oracle purchase orders and associated invoice payments, including preparation of monthly creditor accruals with the support of the Senior Finance Officer
  • Support financial processing including preparation of standing general ledger journals and allocations with the support of the Senior Finance Officer
  • Provide ad hoc support to the Finance Team as required
  • Monitoring financial compliance including: petty cash management; monitoring employee reimbursement against CSV's policy, monitoring procurement activity against CSV's procurement framework; staff processing of payments against online payment channels and VCAT's case management system

About you

  • Sound knowledge of government and departmental financial policies and guidelines
  • Demonstrated experience in Oracle Financials and Zycus (preferred, not essential), Excel and Word software packages
  • Demonstrated initiative to problem-solve financial administration and process matters and a spirit for continuous improvement
  • Understanding of the Procure-to-Pay finance business cycle (highly desirable)

How to apply

To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button, ensuring you include the following documents in your application:

  • resume 
  • a short covering letter

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description. 

Other Information:

Court Services Victoria (CSV) is the employer of staff at all Victorian courts and tribunals, the Judicial College of Victoria, and the Judicial Commission of Victoria. CSV offers a wide range of legal and non-legal career options as well as attractive employee benefits.

Employees of Court Services Victoria are required to comply with any applicable government pandemic order, as well as any policy implemented by Court Services Victoria, in relation to mandatory vaccinations against COVID-19.  It is a condition of any offer of employment that applicants for vacant roles with Court Services Victoria agree to comply with any applicable pandemic order or policy regarding mandatory vaccinations.

CSV is committed to building a diverse workforce, inclusive culture, providing a safe and respectful workplace and has zero tolerance for violence against women. We strongly encourage people of all abilities to apply, particularly people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, and those who may experience diversity or disability related barriers in securing employment.

Finance Officer, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) (VPSG3)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

VPSG3

Contact:

Tracey Archer | Tracey.Archer@courts.vic.gov.au

Job attachments:

Finance Officer, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) (VPSG3)