EL1 Assistant Director Systems Accountant

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
USD 51.44 - 61.05 per hour
16 Sep 2020
18 Sep 2020
Experience level
Your new company
This Federal Government Agency provides a vital service within their industry, to ensure that key objectives are met, maintained and adhered to protect all Australians.

Your new role
This Federal Government Agency is seeking a dynamic and highly skilled individual to perform tasks inclusive of, but not limited the following:

  • Lead and manage the functions of the Financial Operations and Systems unit, including but not limited to financial management information systems (TechnologyOne) maintenance and administration, accounts payable, accounts receivable, banking, credit card administration and travel support.
  • Supervise, guide and/or train staff within the unit.
  • Manage FMIS development projects to support strategic and operational goals, including upgrades/enhancements and system configuration of Technology One.
  • Manage the integration of external systems and interfaces into Technology One.
  • Provide finance system training by way of user manuals and workshops.
  • Develop and update relevant financial policies and maintain proper documentation of financial procedures within the unit.
  • Identify and implement business improvement initiatives to ensure operational effectiveness, efficiency and system integrity is maintained and enhanced.
  • Provide high level professional, technical and/or specialist advice to those within the organisation as well as key external stakeholders, promptly resolving staff enquiries and technical issues.
  • Provide advice and support to the Chief Financial Officer and Finance and Assurance team business units.
  • Prepare and develop high-level written work including reports, correspondence, briefings, policies and procedures.
  • Liaise and develop strong working relationships across the Agency, particularly with the Technology Team, and with service providers to ensure smooth and secure operation of TechnologyOne.
  • Promote and exhibit behaviours that support a collaborative, innovative and customer focused culture.
  • Commit to, promote and model the APS Values and APS Code of Conduct, workplace safety, equity and diversity and environment practices in the workplace.
  • Other duties and tasks as directed by the CFO.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be required to have proven success working in a similar role using TechnologyOne. You must have or be working towards CA or CPA qualifications, excellent written and verbal communication skills and a proactive attitude with strong interpersonal skills.
You are also required to hold a current security clearance or have the ability to obtain.

What you'll get in return
Within this role you will receive an initial 12 month fixed term contract, with a potential of permanency for the right candidate. An attractive salary package and other added benefits associated with the APS are also included.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, call Mark Robson on 0428441245 or email mark.robson@hays.com.au

Candidates looking for an S26 Transfer are also encouraged to apply.

If this job isn't quite right for you though you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion and visit our website www.hays.com.au to review our current list of available positions.

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