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Finance Officer

ACT Government - Canberra, ACT

Source: uWorkin

Source: uWorkin


Full Job Description
This is an operational position within the Digital Strategy, Services and Transformation (DSST) Branch that is responsible for ensuring that financial transaction functions are completed to a high standard and level of accuracy. The role also provides guidance and advice to staff on financial transactions, processes and matters and will require the candidate to have a strong financial acumen and background.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:This position requires:
A degree level qualification (or progression towards) in accounting or relevant experience in a commensurate finance officer role is highly desirable.
Knowledge of Australian Accounting Standards and practices and ensure compliance with the Accounting Standards, Taxation Legislation and the ACT Financial Framework.
Experience in using Microsoft Office suite applications, with intermediate excel skills and have the ability of performing basic formulas.
High level of oral and written communication skills.

Highly Desirable:
Membership/progression towards Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (ICAANZ) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Previous experience in assisting in the management of capital funding and/or project accounting.
Experience in the use of ACT Governments financial systems (e.g. Oracle, TM1, APIAS, etc.) or similar applications.
Experience in an Education setting will be highly regarded, however not essential.
Current driver’s licence and access to a private car is desirable.
Notes: This is a temporary position available immediately for a period of 12 months with the possibility of permanency. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. 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: Potential candidates should submit a two-page pitch supporting the Position Description, outlining experience and ability in the above areas. The pitch should include:
Why you want the role;
What you would bring to the role and what you would get out of it; and
Describe an achievement that you are most proud of that is directly related to the Position Description.
A current curriculum vitae.
Two referees with a thorough knowledge of your work performance and outlook. Please ensure that one of the referees is your current or immediate past supervisor. You should also be aware you may be asked to provide further referee reports/details.
Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

This is a temporary position available immediately for a period of 12 months with the possibility of permanency

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