Finance Manager

NSW Treasury
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
USD 131,094.00 per year
20 Jan 2022
25 Jan 2022
Job role
Finance manager
Experience level
Finance Manager, Temporary 6 months, Sydney

A temporary opportunity has become available for a manager with aFinance/Management accounting background to join the digital.nsw finance team inthe Department of Customer Service for a period of initially six months. Youwill have the opportunity to be hands on Finance Manager of DCS SpatialServices in the delivery of day-to-day finance and management reporting, majorperiodic financial reporting, assisting with the financial management ofsignificant IT projects being developed by Spatial Services, and budgetpreparation. Also, year-end reporting, statutory reporting and audit processes.Spatial Services has over 250 full time equivalent employees mostly based inBathurst NSW and is the principal mapping agency for the state of NSW.

This is a busy role is based in the McKell Building in Sydney'sHaymarket but initially the role will bemostly work from home in line with current Covid safe practices.

The key elements of role are:

All Finance management for Spatial Services including;

  • Financial advise to management of Spatial Services as required
  • Management reporting
  • Cash flow forecasting
  • Labour force forecasting and reporting
  • Financial reporting/audit for a small related statutory entity
  • Project accounting and WIP management for a number of NSW IT Projects
  • Year end and early close reporting packs
  • Support of audit requirements
  • Fixed asset/project reporting
  • Assisting with on other digital.nsw projects
  • Supervision of one supporting employee
  • Utilising insights and financial data you will enable management to makeinformed business decision and ensure the financial performance of SpatialServices and related projects is consistent with best practise

Inaddition, you will provide financial accounting services, expert advice andreport across a program of strategic projects to achieve commercial outcomes.
You will join a supportive culture offering flexibility and professionalchallenges. Key to this role is interdependencies and balancing competingdemands in line with agreed timelines, targets and expected level of quality toensure organisational objectives are achieved.

No two days are the same so you will be busy balancing the applicationof risk management to ensure appropriate controls and monitoring mechanisms aremaintained to protect state finances while meeting organisational needs. Youwill also influence stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of the best outcomesfor the Cluster, financial data integrity and maintenance of appropriatecontrols.

To be successful in this role you will demonstrate:

  • Show strong initiative and be a self-starter
  • Financial and management accounting experience including review and substantiation of project costs
  • Good understanding of financial reporting and audit process
  • Exceptional financial modelling skills
  • Experience in working in a customer oriented team
  • Engagement with a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Previous experience with SAP

Salary Grade 11/12, with the base salary for this role startingat $131,094 base plus superannuation

Click Here to access the Role Description. For enquiries relating to recruitment pleasecontact Nathan Ly via

Based on our current Work, Health and Safety (WHS)requirements, and in line with our Mandatory Vaccination Policy, it is acondition of engagement for a role within Service NSW/Department of CustomerService that staff be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Successful applicantswill be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status or havean approved medial contraindication certificate. Any relevant medicalcircumstances impacting on the ability to obtain a COVID-19 vaccination will beconsidered. These requirements apply to both internal and external preferredcandidates and must be completed prior to commencing in the position. If youhave a medical contraindication which may prevent you from complying with thisrequirement, please contact to discussyour circumstances.

Closing Date: Monday 24th January 10am

Working at Department of Customer Service

The Department of Customer Service is a great place to work! Our values of accountability, trust, service and integrity drive our initiatives and culture. We support innovative programs in areas as broad as digital government, consumer protection and major public works. We are an inclusive organisation that celebrates diversity and flexible work practices and believe our people are our greatest asset

Our Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Flexibility

We are committed to diversity, inclusion, and new ways of working.

The Department of Customer Service serves all the people of NSW and we want to reflect that diversity in our people. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQA+ community, veterans, carers, refugees, people in regional NSW and people of all ages. We strive to be an inclusive workplace where all our people can bring their authentic selves to work without judgement.

We understand that there are different ways of getting the job done and offer flexible working arrangements where and when possible.

If you do require an adjustment during the recruitment process, please notify us on your application form or contact the recruiter via or .

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