Department of Parliamentary Services
The Parliament of Victoria through its elected representatives is accountable to the Victorian Community for the provision and conduct of representative government in the interests of all Victorians.
The objectives of the Departments of the Parliament is to deliver apolitical, professional and innovative services to support our elected representatives and the Parliament as an institution.
Through our commitment to diversity and equality, we are actively engaged in promoting and maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued and supported. We are proud to be a White Ribbon accredited workplace, with a zero tolerance towards violence in the workplace and gender discrimination.
Our employees are the key to our success, and bring new and innovative responses to issues and challenges we face in our work in the delivery of quality services to support the work of the Parliament.
About the role
This is a new position created through a restructure of our finance area and reporting to the Chief Finance Officer. We are looking for a dynamic, ambitious accounting professional who will lead the finance operations team through change. Some key responsibilities will include, but not limited to ensuring compliance and statutory requirements such as BAS, FBT and GST are met. Overseeing the preparation and delivery of Parliament's Annual Financial statements and coordination of our audit strategy. Maintenance and enhancement of the Oracle Finance System will be a key focus.
You will have significant experience and competence in managing financial operations in a complex environment for multiple stakeholders. Your success in managing change and developing a flexible and service oriented team will be highly regarded. Along with relevant tertiary qualifications, you will be CA or CPA qualified. A solutions-orientation and highly developed analytical and conceptual skills will serve you well in this role. An interest in and understanding of the application of technology solutions to deliver finance services is a requirement. Well-developed communication skills and evidence that you develop professional and respectful working relationships will also be a key attribute.
Why Work With Us?
Whether you're working in the iconic heritage listed Parliament House building or in our adjacent open-plan, modern offices you'll have easy access to public transport, Melbourne's top retailers, cafes and restaurants, along with other lifestyle attractions available on the unique Collins Street and Spring Street precincts.
The Parliament of Victoria is committed to providing employees with flexible working conditions to support our employees in balancing their work and life commitments. You may also be eligible for annual discounts on various personal utilities, including myki pass and private health insurance.
Your professional development is important to us, that's why we have a dedicated learning and development framework, along with leadership development programs and targeted in-house training.
How to Apply
Using the "Apply Now" button, please include your resume and cover letter (1-2 pages) outlining your experience in line with the key selection criteria contained within the position description.