Senior Forensic Accountant (VPSG6)

Job posted: 01/08/2022
Applications close: 14/08/2022 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Victoria Police

Salary: $127,467 - $170,579

Occupation: Accounting

Reference: VG/E20010165

Reference: VG/E20010165

Occupation: Accounting

Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579

Work location: Melbourne | CBD


About the role:

As a member of the Forensic Accounting Unit, your ability to provide forensic accounting services will see you as a key contributor in building a safer Victoria. You will work closely with police investigators and prosecutors to interpret financial documents, records and business structures and present financial analysis as an expert witness in court. The position reports to the Manager Forensic Accounting Unit, Economic Crime Division in Crime Command.

Victoria Police is a contemporary and agile workplace and supports flexible working arrangements.

Your duties will include:

  • Assisting police to understand complex financial arrangements.
  • Providing advice on financial avenues of enquiry and sources of information.
  • Tracing of funds and undertaking forensic analysis of available financial evidence.
  • Assisting with taking witness statements and interviews.
  • Writing expert witness statements and appearing as an expert witness in court proceedings.

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • CPA status with CPA Australia and/or CA status with Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand.
  • Specialised knowledge obtained through your training, study and commercial experience sufficient to be recognised as an expert witness in financial and accounting matters before Victorian courts.
  • The ability to analyse and integrate data and evidence derived from a range of different sources to produce high quality forensic accounting advice to police and prosecutors.
  • Experience in managing multiple matters that may have competing and occasionally urgent deadlines.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • One (1) x full-time, ongoing position available.
  • This position is located at Victoria Police Centre, 311 Spencer Street, Docklands.
  • The position may require you to travel within the state of Victoria.
  • The successful applicant will be required to undergo National Security Vetting, achieve and maintain a security classification as determined by the Department Head.  To achieve this, applicants must be an Australian Citizen.
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include fingerprint checks and misconduct screening.
  • In accordance with the Acting Chief Health Officer's Direction – COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions, you are required to be fully vaccinated (this includes a booster vaccination) and your employment with Victoria Police is subject to proof of vaccination.

Your application must include:

  • Resume
  • Response to the Key Selection Criteria – found in the position description attached to the job advertisement

Applications close midnight, Sunday 14 August 2022.

Please Note: All applications will need to be submitted through one of the following platforms; Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) website, Victorian Government careers website (Careers.vic) or Seek. Applications will not be accepted via other platforms or email.

Current Victorian Government employees must apply via Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE). 

For further information, please contact: Steven Coulson on (03) 9906 0565 or steven.coulson@police.vic.gov.au.

If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirements/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email VPSRECRUITMENT@police.vic.gov.au or on (03) 8335 8081.

About Us:

Victoria Police has a dedicated workforce of more than 22,000 employees consisting of police, protective services officers, police custody officers, and public service staff. Each employee plays a vital role in providing the 24/7, 365 days a year emergency response and public safety capability the organisation delivers to its community. As a Victoria Police employee, you have a dedication and commitment to community safety. 

Having a workforce that reflects the community we serve is important to Victoria Police. We want to attract and retain people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities, and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. If you are interested in a position, we encourage you to apply as we celebrate the benefit that diversity brings to our employees, our services, and our community.

Find out what it is like working as a Victorian Public Servant for Victoria Police: https://www.police.vic.gov.au/vps 

Senior Forensic Accountant (VPSG6)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:



Steven Coulson | 9906 0565 or steven.coulson@police.vic.gov.au

Senior Forensic Accountant (VPSG6)