A06 Senior Finance Advisor (Financial Governance & Capability)

Job Title: A06 Senior Finance Advisor (Financial Governance & Capability)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane
Salary: $60 per hour
Start Date: 2019-04-29
Reference: JO-1904-95021
Contact Name: Orla Kelly
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 30, 2019 10:38

Job Description

Your opportunityIn the role of Senior Advisor (Financial Governance & Capability) you will:
  • Contribute to the management of Departmental corporate governance by assisting with developing and maintaining appropriate practices and procedures for financial delegations, assurance activtiies and related processes.
  • Have sound knowledge of financial management legislation, primarily Financial Accountability Act 2009, the Financial and Performance Management Standard 2009 and relevant accounting standards.
  • Ensure the efficient and effective administration of the Department’s financial governance responsibilities by assisting to develop and implement appropriate systems, strategies, policies and procedures, ensuring the integrity of data used.
  • Provide expert analysis, advice and high quality customer service regarding all areas of financial management legislation as it relates to the Department’s operations.
  • Research and prepare expert advice and input into the research, analysis and drafting of policies and into ministerial correspondence and briefings for senior management
  • Lead financial assurance reviews and workshops.
  • Identify financial training needs and develop and deliver training for Departmental staff as necessary.
  • Proactively monitor developments and initiatives impacting on financial administration functions and develop contemporary solutions using a relationship networking approach.
  • Assist in the management of the financial aspects of the annual review of fees and charges and quarterly gifts & benefits register.
  • Develop and maintain sound relationships with key stakeholders and clients, both internal and external to Transport and Main Roads, to facilitate effective discharge of financial governance accountabilities.
Accountabilities include:
  • Maintain personal expertise in financial administration law and its application in meeting corporate objectives in a large diverse organization.
  • Development and delivery of financial management training in accordance with the client needs and unit’s business priorities.
  • Ensuring that financial management policies and procedures are in accordance with prescribed financial management legislation and standards.
This role reports to the Principal Advisor (Financial Governance & Capability).Is this role for you?Desirable requirements:
  • A degree or equivalent in accounting, commerce or business administration would be highly regarded.
  • Experience in the design, development and delivery of training in a contemporary adult learning environment would also be highly regarded.
Role/Occupational Capabilities:
  • Financial Governance (Understands financial management legislation) – Applies a detailed knowledge of financial management legislation as it relates to Departmental operations.
  • Focuses on performance – Seeks clarity of tasks, asks questions, knows what is expected of them. Energetically approaches challenges. Sets priorities and organises self to meet deadlines. Reports progress and any potential delays or issues which may impact on others.
  • Manages internal and external relationships – Written and verbal communication is clear and concise. Builds and sustains positive relationships with team members, stakeholders and clients. Works collaboratively with others. 
  • Displays Rigour in analysis - Rigorously researches and analyses information relevant to tasks.  Shows judgement in decision making.

  • $59.95 per hour 
  • Immediate Start 
  • Contract until 30 June 2019
  • Government experience is preferred but not neccessary