First listed on: 01 August 2018

Finance and Projects Officer 

  • Apply your skills in a dynamic role with a supportive team
  • Offering outstanding career development and professional support
  • Join CSIRO – Australia’s premier science & technology research organisation

The Position

CSIRO is seeking to appoint a Finance and Projects Officer who will support the senior Financial Management positions within the Minerals Resources business unit. This position primarily support programs but could also work at business unit level as required. This role requires a wide skill set to deliver the transactional, data analysis, reporting & compliance based aspects of the Service Catalogue. 

Find out more by viewing the full position description and selection criteria here:  Position description

Your duties/responsibilities will include:

  • Support the Financial Management Team to provide accurate and compliant financial records for the BU.
  • Financial reporting capability including monthly management reports, ad hoc reports, compliance reports and reconciliations. Understanding of the financial and project data contained in reports, ability to identify errors and anomalies and recommend potential courses of action.
  • Ensure data integrity through demonstrated attention to detail and quality data input.
  • Maintenance of asset register and assistance with other Asset related financial responsibilities.

Location:      Clayton VIC or Kensington WA
Salary:          $61K - $78K plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure:         Indefinite
Reference:    57879

To be successful you will need:

  • A tertiary qualification in accounting or finance or progress towards tertiary qualifications or relevant work experience in a financial environment.
  • Ability to ensure data integrity through demonstrated attention to detail and quality data input including proactive problem identification and appropriate responses to resolve issues.
  • Ability to identify complex or ill-defined problems and develop appropriate alternative solutions and communicate those to stakeholders through good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise work and service delivery in a high work volume environment to produce accurate work with minimum supervision.


We imagine. We collaborate. We innovate.

At CSIRO, we do the extraordinary every day. We innovate for tomorrow and help improve today – for our customers, all Australians and the world. We do this by using science and technology to solve real issues. Diversity is the compass that navigates our innovation. We provide an inclusive workplace that respects, values and actively pursues the benefits of a diverse workforce.  

We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you.  Find out more Balance

How to Apply:  To apply, please provide a CV and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria in brief, and upload these as one document (Maximum 2MB) via our website at You may be required to respond to some screening questions.

Applications Close:  11:59pm AEST, 12 August 2018

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