Director, Financial Reporting | EL2



This role offers you the opportunity to make this role your own. Forming part of a smaller agency, you have the scope to engage and influence in a role that sees you partnering with internal and external stakeholders in an agency that is renown for their inclusive and encouraging work culture. Client Details As a medium sized agency, the Secretary is renown for encouraging a diverse and inclusive environment, driven by being visible and engaging with all levels of staff.

This commitment to a healthy and engaging culture trickles down to all leadership levels and creates teams that are hard working and personable, causing an agency where staff want to stay and are encouraged to progress their careers internally. Description As Director, Financial Reporting, you will be responsible for the following: Delivering the department’s Administered and Departmental Financial Statements (in accordance with the annual and monthly schedule). Preparing the department for upcoming changes to AASB standards (as relevant).

Proactively engaging with business teams impacted by areas of audit focus to influence management actions. Developing the team’s understanding of business activities to ensure currency of asset values. Updating and communicating accounting position papers to reflect accounting treatment of business activities.

Managing the financial statements as an annual project and acting as the point of contact for financial statements deliverable. Provide oversight and guidance to program areas undertaking the services of the Community Grants Hub under the whole of government grants streamlining administration program. Manage the activities of the Grants Policy Unit.

Actively managing relationships with external providers (e.g. KPMG) and the external auditors (the ANAO).

Managing the internal capital budgeting processes and preparation of associated papers to the Department’s Governance Committees. You will manage a team of 4 and offer mentoring to 2 EL1 staff. The ideal candidate will have experience within a Commonwealth Government agency in the area of financial statement preparation.

This role also requires someone with excellent interpersonal skills and strong stakeholder management experience to ensure key collaboration takes place at all levels. You will report into an experienced Assistant Secretary who brings a collaborative management style and mentoring that will create an envrionment wherre you have the opportunity to grow and develop your skills. Profile You will have at least 2-3 years experience in an EL2 role within the federal government and be eligible for an ongoing Section 26 transfer.

Job Offer With a working culture that is intentional about diversity & inclusion, this agency has worked hard to develop an environment that is collaborative and personable, giving you the opportunity to apply your skills and expertise in a supportive team. A current AGSVA clearance is required. For further information, contact Anneli.

Michael Page Finance
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120000.00 - 140000.00 AUD Annual salary


18 Nov 2019


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