Director Financial Services and Costings
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 18 December 2019

Classification: Senior Officer Grade B
Salary: $124,891 - $140,596
Position No: 14585
Directorate: Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 02 December 2019
Contact Officer: Ross Burton on ross.burton@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 5863

Details: Do you want to make a difference to the ACT Community? Do you want to be part of an innovative business and friendly/culture that supports staff, lifestyle balance and career progression? Then the Shared Services Strategic Finance team is looking for you! Shared Services' vision is to provide efficient, effective services based on accountability and best practice. You will be responsible for managing a wide and diverse range of finance related activities including financial services (i.e. accounts payable and receivable) and costing (including billing and revenue forecasting). You will have relevant experience and excellent team management and leadership skills combined with very good communication skills which will greatly assist you in providing support to your managers, colleagues and team, working in a dynamic and complex cost recovery environment. We want an innovative, forward-thinking professional who does not mind digging into current processes and data and questioning the status quo searching for potential innovative and effective solutions and improvements. Your enthusiasm, analytical skills and forensic potential as well as your experience in leading/managing a team of finance professionals while prioritising workloads will ensure your suitability for the role. Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate (CMTEDD) supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Tertiary qualification in accounting/finance or audit is required as well as membership and professional accreditation or progress thereto of a peak Australian accounting body such as CPA or CA. Current Baseline security clearance or ability to obtain and hold a baseline security clearance is mandatory.
Note: This is a temporary position available for a period of six months with the possibility of extension up to 12 months and/or permanency. An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months.
How to Apply: The online application form requires a curriculum vitae, copies of qualifications and a two page written response demonstrating your suitability against What You Will Do, Professional/Technical Skills and Knowledge, and Behavioural Capabilities required for this role as outlined in the attached Position Description. A referee report will be requested upon completion of the interview process. To ensure the selection panel can view your application, all documents must be saved in Microsoft Word formats (.docx,doc) or Rich Text Format (.rft). Other formats may not be readable on ACTPS computers and will not be accepted.
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This is a temporary position available for a period of six months with the possibility of extension up to 12 months and/or permanency.

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