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Manager Financial Administration

Organisation/Entity: Department of Industry - Primary Industries
Job Category:
  • Accounting and Financial | Financial Analysis/Research/Reporting
  • Accounting and Financial | Financial Control/Management
  • Accounting and Financial | Management Accounting
Job Location:
  • Regional NSW / Bathurst & Central West NSW
Job Reference Number: 499725
Work Type: Full-Time
Total Remuneration Package: Clerk Grade 11/12
Closing Date: 28/01/2019 - 11:55 PM


What’s on Offer:

As Manager Financial Administration, you’ll be:

  • Managing the delivery of all finance and accounting functions, financial systems and reporting requirements for the Rural Assistance Authority (RAA).
  • Earning between $124,965 - $144,521 pa plus superannuation
  • Working as part of the greater NSW Department of Primary Industries team
  • In a full-time ongoing position located in Orange

What You’ll Do:

  • Undertake all aspects of managing a small team including managing performance, motivating and developing staff, developing and managing team business plans and budgets
  • Manage the delivery of all RAA finance and accounting functions, financial systems and reporting requirements including:
    • Effectively balancing the complexity and diversity of financial management activities and operational priorities to achieve multiple, non-negotiable deadlines
    • Providing comprehensive financial advice (including complex briefings) to the RAA Director, CEO and Board
    • Preparing statutory financial statements and reports and ministerial correspondence
    • Collaborating with and providing information to both internal and external auditors
    • Developing, monitoring and maintaining accounting policies, procedures, guidelines, business practices and tools which comply with NSW Public Finance & Audit Act and NSW Treasury directions
    • Managing and supporting the RAA audit and risk committee and implementing committee decisions
    • Mitigating the RAA’s risk profile by implementing tools and practices to manage fraud and business systems failure

What You’ll Have:

  • Tertiary qualification in accountancy or finance and eligibility for professional membership of a recognised accounting body
  • Demonstrated experience in management accounting and financial practices, systems and controls.

And if you’ve got this even better:

  • Experience in providing strategic financial analysis, high-level financial advice and reporting in an environment of change, evolution and growth

What You’ll Need to be Successful and Enjoy This Role:

  • Proven experience working in and understanding a politically sensitive environment
  • Ability to work independently, determine priorities and make decisions
  • A knack for process improvement
  • An ability to guide people and teams toward strategic outcomes
  • Exceptional  communication and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to undertake a high volume workload and work under pressure
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • An ability to own the process and get things done
  • The ability to adapt, remain resilient and keep smiling when faced with challenges
  • A talent for simply getting things done

How to Apply:

  • Simply submit your application electronically via the online application process, attaching a resume and cover letter outlining how your skills and experience match what we are looking for, and we will get back in touch after the closing date.

Closing Date: 11:55pm on Monday 28th January 2019

Further information:

Additional Information: 

  • A recruitment pool may be created from this recruitment action for ongoing and temporary roles of the same standard that may become available for filling over the next twelve months.

The Department of Industry is committed to ensuring the sector reflects the NSW community it serves. We promote a flexible and inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team to drive innovation, productivity and the delivery of high-quality services. We welcome and encourage applications from people across our diverse community. We believe everyone has the right to feel safe, respected, valued and heard regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, ethnic background or disability.