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February

Assistant Manager, Financial Audit (Vpsg5.1)

Victorian Auditor-Generals Office - Melbourne, VIC

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JOB DESCRIPTION



Are you an emerging leader seeking to join a contemporary audit environment with clear career advancement pathways?

Do you want to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Victorian Government?

Do you want to join a progressive, high-performing workplace that celebrates diversity and embraces creativity?

If the above appeals to you, then now's your chance to secure your place at one of Victoria's peak integrity bodies. We know you have interests and commitments outside employment, so offer exceptional flexibility to support you be your best at work and home. See "Why Join Us?" for details.

Who we are

We play a critical role in holding the public sector to account by reviewing how effectively, efficiently and economically public agencies use their resources.

VAGO is filled with people who love what they do, enact change and uphold our values. We are a workforce of highly motivated, empathetic and collaborative people, who encourage innovation and knowledge sharing.

We strive to build and maintain an inclusive workplace that brings out the best in people, takes pride in diversity, and actively supports balance and harmony. 

What you'll do

You're an adaptable emerging leader who motivates and coaches others to achieve their goals. You'll manage major parts of assigned external financial audits and sometimes assist with Parliamentary reports. You'll also:

  • Present audit findings, evidence, conclusions and recommendations to stakeholders at all levels
  • Provide direction, allocate tasks and supervise junior team members
  • Identify audit risks and design appropriate responses
  • Exercise sound judgment in managing audit issues or escalating contentious matters
  • Take part in strategic and annual planning processes

You may also team lead engagements and help develop and implement audit/business improvement projects as needed.

Please visit our careers page to view the position description for full details.

Who you are

  • Sound applied knowledge of Australian Accounting and Auditing Standards and legislative/regulatory requirements
  • Solid experience in external financial audit environments
  • Ability to quickly process and convey complex technical concepts in plain English
  • Strong written and oral reporting skills that enable you to present evidence, conclusions and recommendations
  • Success undertaking audit engagements using sound judgment when responding to or escalating issues
  • Adaptive and professional approach in managing effective relationships
  • Success in motivating and overseeing junior team members 

Your qualifications

  • Finance, Accounting or STEM preferably at post-graduate level
  • Full professional membership with CPA Australia, CAANZ or the IPA

Why join us?

Our independent audit role gives us exclusive access to our clients. You'll have a unique opportunity to improve public sector operations, projects and activities that impact the daily lives of over six million Victorians.

You'll enjoy flexible working arrangements including working where you want*, when you want^, and as much as you want+.

* Options include home, our beautiful and central CBD offices, a variety of coworking spaces and occasionally client sites
^ Between 7am -7pm weekdays, Melbourne time
+ Minimum part time requirements apply

How to apply

VAGO strongly encourages applications from First Nation Peoples and/or people who are differently abled. 

Click the “Apply Now” button and send us your resume and brief cover letter highlighting your relevant experience (1-2 pages).

We're not about red tape, so a separate response to selection criteria isn't needed.

If you need adjustments to the recruitment process or application materials, please reach out to the contact person listed on this ad.