Financial Reporting Manager (VPSG6)

Job posted: 15/05/2024
Applications close: 29/05/2024 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 31 December 2025

Organisation: Department of Government Services

Salary: $130,673 - $174,869

Occupation: Accounting

Reference: VG/1791730

Reference: VG/1791730

Occupation: Accounting

Salary Range: $130,673 - $174,869

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

About us
The Department of Government Services (DGS) was established on 1 January 2023 to improve everyone's experience of doing business and interacting with the Victorian government. We bring important day-to-day services together in one department to make things easy and seamless for Victorians and businesses. We are doing this by connecting and digitising our systems and platforms across state and local government as well as streamlining our corporate and procurement services. 

About the role
The Finance Reporting Manager is responsible for the Department's accounting and financial reporting information and to provide expert advice to senior management in regard to the application of accounting standards and other complex accounting issues

Key Accountabilities

  • Preparing DGS's annual financial statements along with other financial reporting obligations in accordance with the relevant legislation, Accounting Standards, and Department of Treasury and Finance financial reporting guidance.
  • Ensure the integrity and accuracy of DGS's accounting data; administer the Balance Sheet reconciliation process including trust account balances and ensure performance of robust reviews based on set frequency and timelines.
  • Lead improvements in the financial statement preparation process, embedding quality assurance checks to improve outcomes.
  • Manage compliance with the relative accounting pronouncements regarding complex transactions.
  • Drive improvements in the financial reporting process, by leveraging on new reports developed from the Enterprise Resource Planning system. 

About you

To be considered for the role, you must be able to demonstrate:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in financial analysis and reporting, particularly in the preparation and analysis of statutory financial statements with a degree in accounting or equivalent, preferably with government knowledge and experience.
  • Practical experience with Financial Management Information Systems and government accounting with demonstrated experience in MS office and proficiency in MS Excel.
  • Ability to apply the Australian Accounting Standards or International equivalents in solving an accounting query or problem.
  • Ability to liaise with internal and external stakeholders, use organisational context to ensure positive outcomes are achieved for all parties. Ability to build mutually beneficial partnerships.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to identify and mitigate financial risks.

Mandatory requirements

An appropriate qualification in Accounting, Business, Economics or related fields

For specific responsibilities please review the attached position description.

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

How to apply

Apply before the advertised closing date 11:59pm on 29 May 2024. All applications should include:

  • a resume; and
  • a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages)

In accordance with the Jobs and Skills Exchange Policy, Victorian Public Service employees are required to apply via the JSE for primary consideration access.

Other relevant information

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees and clients and consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OH&S Act), to support this DGS has a COVID-19 Vaccination policy which strongly recommends all DGS employees be fully vaccinated.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent Form. Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.

DGS actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including people with disabilities and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. All roles at DGS can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role.

Financial Reporting Manager (VPSG6)

Job type:

Full time / 31 December 2025

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Helen Tse, Group Business Analyst | helen.tse@dgs.vic.gov.au

Financial Reporting Manager (VPSG6)