Finance Officer | Full-time Temporary

  • Company:
    ACT Government
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 days ago
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The Finance Officer, Professional Services is a key position in the ACT Audit Office, providing the range of financial support necessary to ensure the efficient and effective operations of the ACT Audit Office.

The Finance Officer works under the general guidance and direction of the ACT Audit Office’s Chief Financial Officer and supports the Senior Director, Professional Services at key times of the financial year.

In this role you will be responsible for budgetary and financial management, taxation compliance and reporting, corporate reporting and assisting in the general administration of the ACT Audit Office.

The role requires experience of budgeting and monitoring financial performance, accounting experience in preparation of accrual financial statements using Australian Accounting Standards, management reporting and the ability to manage competing priorities to meet deadlines. The role requires well-developed communication and interpersonal skill to work and liaise with colleagues and external clients, at all levels.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Relevant tertiary qualifications in accounting or progress towards obtaining such qualifications is highly desirable. Experience with financial management systems such as MYOB would also be an advantage.

All Audit Office employees are required to undergo employment screening. This position is a Position of Trust 1 and therefore, if you are selected for this position you will be required to gain and maintain an Australian Government Security Vetting Agency clearance at ‘Baseline’ level while employed at the ACT Audit Office. If this clearance is not successful, your employment in the role will not commence or, if already commenced, will be terminated.

Note: This is a temporary position available from immediately until 5 October 2021, with the possibility of extension and/or permanency. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.