Regional Accounting Partner

Job posted: 17/03/2023
Applications close: 31/03/2023 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan, Gippsland | Traralgon

Job type: Other

Organisation: Latrobe Regional Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Accounting, Finance

Reference: 16668

Reference: 16668

Occupation: Accounting, Finance

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan, Gippsland | Traralgon

Regional Accounting Partner

Latrobe Regional Hospital have an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified Accountant to join the Finance Department team on a 3 year (possibly longer) Fixed Term basis until June 2026.

Reporting to the General Manager Financial Services, this role will be responsible for managing the financial services of an external health service via a 3-year service level agreement (SLA) with Latrobe Regional Hospital.

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Managing all aspects of the accounting functions of the SLA client's Finance Department.  
  • Maintaining an accurate General Ledger, reviewing monthly operating results and producing timely financial reports for internal and external stakeholders for LRH.
  • Developing and maintaining the SLA client’s hospital budget and preparing financial and budget reports for the Department of Health (DH), client’s Board and Management.
  • Attending Board, Finance and Audit & Risk Committee meetings as required by clients contracted under SLAs with LRH.
  • Coordinating External Financial Audits with Victoria Auditor General’s Office (VAGO) to the extent required by the clients contracted with LRH.
  • Preparation of program acquittals, other financial statements/reports required by third party funding authorities including the DH and Department of Treasury & Finance (DTF) for LRH.
  • Assisting the Finance Manager with preparation of financial reports and commentary for presentation to the Board of Directors and other reports that may be requested by the Chief Executive or executive members of the management team at LRH.
  • Managing the interpretation and application of Australian Accounting Standards where applicable to SLA contracted clients.
  • Fulfilling operational requirements by providing financial solutions when required and to perform other tasks required by the LRH Finance Manager and General Manager Financial Services upon request

To be successful in this position you will need to have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in accounting; and
  • Membership of the CA or CPA is desirable, not mandatory; and
  • Competent computer skills, especially in Microsoft Excel; and
  • Prior experience in ORACLE or similar accounting software; and
  • Experience in a public hospital or a large health organisation (desirable). 

For further information about this position please contact Michael Glaubitz, General Manager of Financial Services on (03) 5173 8862.

Enterprise Agreement includes five (5) weeks of accrued annual leave per year plus the option of a monthly accrued day off (ADO) for full time employees. Hourly salary is exclusive of superannuation entitlements and salary packaging options are available for all employees.

“IMPORTANT: All staff employed in the healthcare sector are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 (unless a valid exemption applies). Evidence of Vaccination (or exemption) will be required to be provided prior to commencement.”

Applicants will be required to apply for and satisfactorily obtain a National Police Check and Working with Children Check. 

Why work for LRH?

A leading Gippsland employer, Latrobe Regional Hospital is Gippsland's specialist referral and trauma centre located 150km east of Melbourne. We are a purpose-built teaching hospital caring for a population of more than 260,000 people. Our comprehensive range of services extends to Emergency, Intensive Care, Elective Surgery, Allied Health, Obstetrics, Medical and Radiation Oncology at the Gippsland Cancer Care Centre, Dialysis and Aged Care.

We offer:

  • A friendly and supportive team
  • High quality patient care
  • A collaborative and innovative working environment
  • Modern Facilities
  • Electronic Medical Records

Our unique difference:

  • Regional lifestyle opportunities
  • Access to excellent schools, health and transport services
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, paid parental leave and flexible working conditions
  • Expanding specialist services with future redevelopments & expansions

Our commitment to you:

LRH is recognized as a leading learning hospital providing ongoing career opportunities.  We provide a safe and rewarding work environment for all of our staff and have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership excellence, education and training.

Now is an exciting time to join our team with significant growth on the horizon.

Diversity and Inclusion

At LRH we value workforce diversity and inclusion, where individual uniqueness is embraced. We value diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexuality.

At LRH we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background. LRH’s Koori Health Liaison Officer is available to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent applicants on (03) 5173 8653.

We at LRH strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the People & Culture team via email at peoplecultureadmin@lrh.com.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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MICHAEL GLAUBITZ - (03) 5173 8862
Jessica Diamente - (03) 5173 8608

Regional Accounting Partner