Senior Finance Business Partner (Multiple Roles)

Job posted: 11/07/2024
Applications close: 25/07/2024 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Government Services

Salary: $106,534 - $128,897

Occupation: Accounting

Reference: VG/VG/1795301A

Reference: VG/VG/1795301A

Occupation: Accounting

Salary Range: $106,534 - $128,897

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

2x ongoing roles available - Hybrid Working Model


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 Senior Finance Business Partner position will provide support and advice to clients in their strategic and operational decision making and in the effective management of their budgets. This includes leading on reporting for relevant portfolios, financial performance analysis, provision of costings as required, providing financial and management accounting advice, and carrying out/leading others in the team to deliver service to clients. The role will also assist in ensuring that budget management policies and procedures are maintained and will assist in any project work to be carried out by the Business Partnerships team.

This position plays a key role in the provision of commercial financial insight to drive efficient performance and to maintain compliance with various regulations and accounting standards. You will be required to research and develop recommendations and solutions to financial accounting and reporting issues and to contribute to decision making based on accurate financial information.

The successful applicant will be expected to act as a Senior Finance Business Partner across the Department and as a leader across the Finance Branch.

About you 

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

  • Demonstrated experience in a business partnering and management accounting role in a complex organisation
  • Highly developed stakeholder relationship management skills, with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and work effectively with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Well-developed communication skills, including persuasive negotiation and the ability to express opinions, information, and key points clearly and concisely via effective verbal and written communication
  • Sound conceptual and analytical skills 
  • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities 

Please note that a CPA/CA/CIMA qualification is a mandatory requirement of this role.

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

How to apply 

Apply before the advertised closing date. All applications should include:

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

 Current VPS employees are strongly encouraged to apply via the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) platform. 

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. 

Senior Finance Business Partner (Multiple Roles)

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Melody Yang, Manager Business Partnerships | 0399227858

Senior Finance Business Partner (Multiple Roles)