First listed on: 09 April 2018

Finance and Project Advisor - National Collections and Marine Infrastructure

  • Act as primary contact for the Program Leadership Team
  • Oversee the activities of Finance and Project Officers & Administrators
  • Provide & analytical advice to our National Collections and Marine Infrastructure program

The position:

In this Finance and Project Advisor role, you will be the key Financial Management provider to a Program within the National Collections and Marine Infrastructure Business Unit (BU).  You will be accountable for all aspects of the Financial Management service catalogue that is relevant to specific Programs. Working closely with the BU and Corporate Financial Management teams, you will ensure accurate and compliant financial records for the Program.  

Specifically you will:

  • Assist with the budget and forecast processes.
  • Provide advice to Project and Cost Centre owners, including more specific advice to Project and Program leaders.
  • Ensure all relevant deadlines are met for the Programs in relation to Financial Management deliverables.
  • Monitor and review Program revenue forecasts.
  • Contribute to cash flow management processes and information needs.
  • Prepare and review monthly Program reports, including commentary & analysis.
  • Assist with End of Month and End of Year financial requirements.

Location:      Hobart, Tasmania
Salary:          AU $80K to AU $91K per annum, plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure:         2 year term
Job ref:         56363

As a minimum requirement, you will hold tertiary qualification in Accounting or Finance &/or have equivalent and relevant work experience in a financial environment. You will also have:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a history of professional behaviours in a collaborative environment.
  • Knowledge and experience of Microsoft office suite of programs and CSIRO systems (Dynamics and SAP) and processes.
  • Knowledge and experience in project and/or management accounting and reporting.
  • The ability to develop and communicate strategic financial management advice.
  • Strong attention to detail, good problem solving skills and the ability to quickly adapt to changing circumstances.

To see all the criteria required for success in this role, click on the ‘Position Details’ link below. Apply today!

Position Details

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How to apply: Please load one document containing your CV and a brief cover letter which outlines your interest in the role and your motivations for applying (Maximum 2MB). At the end of the online application process, you will also be required to respond to some screening questions. 

Applications close: Sunday 22 April, 2018 (11:59pm AEST)

We reserve the right to withdraw this ad prior to the closing date.

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