Finance Manager

Competitive salary
23 Sep 2020
26 Sep 2020
Job role
Finance manager
Experience level
Adecco has a current vacancy with our federal government client who is looking to engage with a Finance Manager on a contractual basis to join the team for a large national program.

Client Details

The Finance Manager for the program will work with the Program Manager to successfully support the efficient execution of the Program. The primary purpose of the role is to oversee, coordinate and manage the provision of financial performance through effective and compliant cost attribution, project cost change control and overall financial control and reporting. It is a fast paced environment and the expectation is that this role will support the Program primarily but also complete division level financial control as required.

  • Provision of advice and support regarding cost management and control procedures to enable transparency of total portfolio costs
  • Production of accurate, reliable and evidence based financial reporting
  • Support project budgeting and forecasting processes including managing the connection up to the Portfolio level
  • Engagement with key stakeholders (internal and external) including advising senior executives on portfolio financial status, financial strategies and supporting the design of high level cost models across the portfolio
  • Provide input into monthly and other financial reports that show bud and value-add analytics that provide early warning on resource / funding deficiencies
  • Support the harvesting of program benefits and provide guidance for benefits owners of the program
  • Conduct audits and reconciliations of financial systems and registers to ensure cost data accuracy and consistency
  • Provide input into ongoing project risk management and requirement management practises
  • Set financial governance for the division

  • Experience dealing with Public Service financial data
  • Strong cost accounting experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Confident dealing with senior stakeholders
  • Ability to solve complex financial issues and ability to work under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail and experience using budgeting, forecasting and reporting tools
  • Advanced computer software skills, including advance Excel and other accounting packages
  • Tertiary qualifications in Accounting, Commerce or in a related discipline and 5+ years' experience in an accountancy role.
  • Professional accounting qualification such as CA or CPA preferred.
  • Experience with procurement, expense management, and budget management.

Job Offer

Please note you must be an Australian Citizen in order to be proceed and must be willing to undergo the relevant pre-employment checks.

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