Casual A05 Senior Finance Officer

Job Title: Casual A05 Senior Finance Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane
Salary: $52 - $52 per hour
Start Date: 2019-06-06
Reference: JO-1906-95838
Contact Name: Orla Kelly
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 07, 2019 14:48

Job Description

Your opportunity
As the Senior Finance Officer you will have responsibility for contributing to the following activities and undertaking the following tasks:
  • Deliver a range of financial and asset services and support for the department and ensure identified outcomes and timelines are met.
  • Administration of the corporate card, including departmental reconciliation, user access management, system controls, internal segregations and ensuring user capability overall.
  • Provide high quality and well researched advice, interpretation and feedback to senior managers, colleagues, employees, clients and stakeholders on a broad range of financial operational related issues with a strong focus on customer service.
  • Ensure compliance with legislation, directives and departmental policies, the collection of information and data and the preparation and presentation of reports.
  • Contribute to the preparation of statutory financial reporting responsibilities according to relevant accounting standards and legislation where required.
  • Preparation of accruals and other journals including general ledger review and corrections as required
  • Provide advice to departmental officers in relation to purchasing requirements, accounts payable and accounts receivable functions.
  • Manage the recording and reporting on the purchase, movement and disposal of assets including planning and undertaking annual stocktakes and maintaining and monitoring of reports to meet departmental requirements.
  • Establish and manage strong working relationships and networks both internal and external to the department.
  • Review and implementation of policies, functions and processes that contribute to improvements in the department’s financial operations and asset management systems and practices
The Senior Finance Officer reports to the Manager, Financial Accounting.
What we are looking for
Appointments in the public service are based on merit and will be assessed by looking at what you’ve undertaken previously and what knowledge, skills and learned experiences you can bring to the team and the role, including your personal qualities and your potential for development. Your suitability for this role will be assessed against how you:
  • demonstrate audit, reconciliation, research and analytical skills in using complex computer applications and identifying and developing solutions to complex application issues adapt and deal with change resistance, new digital technologies and high pressure situations
  • communicate with confidence to effectively liaise, consult and negotiate with a diverse range of stakeholders and build positive relationships
  • prioritise workload to ensure that services and programs are delivered within required timeframes
  • deliver comprehensive, reliable and confident advice to customers with an attitude of providing excellent customer service that is both professional and courteous
  • understand your contribution, recognising key risks and identifying new and integrated solutions that generate compliance, business improvement and continuity
  • focus on performance with a keen attention to detail
  • problem solve and display rigour in research and analysis
  • demonstrate knowledge of public sector legislation, policies, procedures, delegations and directives and the ability to interpret and apply that knowledge in the CTM and ProMaster environments.
While there are no mandatory qualifications for this role, practical experience in a similar role would be advantageous.

- $52.25 per hour + Super
- Immediate Start 
- 6 month contract initially, with the view to extend