Finance Officer - Director’s Office | Full-time Temporary

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 6
Salary: $79,824 - $91,356
Position No: 37496
Directorate: Education
Advertised: 21 April 2017
Closes: 28 April 2017
Contact:Gabrielle Webb on gabrielle.webb@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 2232


Details: The Student Engagement Branch is looking for a Finance Officer to work within its busy team. The role is responsible for managing the financial processes and reporting for the Branch. This includes: assisting with the preparation of and maintenance of internal budgets, managing correspondence related to Branch responsibilities, the preparation of monthly budget analysis and variance reports, and providing advice and support with HR related issues. The position requires attention to detail, excellent communication and organisational skills (oral, written, interpersonal and negotiation) and a focus on continuous improvement, aiming for best practice in the execution of the duties. To be competitive in the role, applicants should demonstrate a high level of competency in effective interrogation and interpretation of financial management information systems and data.  
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Experience with TM1 and Oracle financial applications and Microsoft Office suite of programs, including Microsoft Word and Excel is essential. Knowledge of ACT Government Education policy and programs is highly desirable, including an understanding of the Territory’s cash and in kind arrangements in relation to the National Disability Insurance Scheme and the application of Student Resource Allocation (SRA) in schools and experience in a similar role. Prior to commencing in this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to -  https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804
Note: This is a temporary position available for 12 months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.

Job categories:

Accounting, Economics and Finance
Administration and Business Support
Education