Finance Business Partner (VPSG4)

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
USD 41.61 - 47.21 per hour
19 Nov 2020
11 Dec 2020
The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established to ensure Victoria's strong economic performance by growing industries and regions. Here at DJPR, we're making sure Victoria's economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

Our work supports six ministers, spans 10 portfolios and operates across metropolitan, regional and international offices. We also oversee various public entities, including public corporations, regulatory authorities and specialist boards.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities.

Our values are accountability, integrity and respect, and underpin everything we do.

Finance Business Partner - Finance Business Partner Services
  • $85,279 - $96,759 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Ongoing
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: 1 Spring Street, Melbourne (flexibility may be available)

The position of Finance Business Partner- Finance Business Partner Services forms a part of the Investment and Procurement Branch within the Corporate Services Group.

This position is within the Investment and Procurement Group. The group provides strategic advice and professional services into the business and to our Ministers, creating value by improving the performance and sustainability across the DJPR portfolio's in line with its objectives.

Finance Business Partner Services is responsible for managing all aspects of the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) budget. This relationship management involves key analysis of complex financial issues for senior management and development and review of cabinet and other funding submissions. The role supports the Executive Director Investment and Procurement and the Executive Board in driving financial management outcomes across the Group, managing risks and identifying opportunities for improved financial performance.

Reporting to the Manager, Finance Business Partner Services, the key accountabilities of the role include:
  • Prepare regular financial reporting, identifying and explaining material risks and opportunities to senior management. Demonstrate a strong level of financial expertise to routinely advise/explain complex concepts, ideas and issues to facilitate decision making.
  • Monitor the integrity of DJPR's budget information in accordance with the Financial Management Act 1994, including reconciliation of information in budget systems, forward estimates, and other data held in DTF's SRIMS system.
  • Liaise extensively with groups, portfolio agencies and central agencies in relation to updating and reconciling budgets, forward estimates, outputs and sources of budget funding whilst increasing stakeholders' financial management capability.
  • Work collaboratively, utilising a sound working knowledge of DTF's SRIMS and departmental systems, with portfolio agencies and DTF to ensure that portfolio budget and reporting activities meet quality and timeliness requirements.
  • Critical review of cabinet submissions, funding proposals, briefings, reports and information including those for Cabinet Committees, the Public Accounts and Estimates Committee and State Budget Papers

For a confidential discussion, please email Omer Saeed, Manager, Finance Business Partner Services at

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For further information on the position, please refer to the attached position description.

How to Apply

Please click the 'Apply Now' button. As part of the application process, you will need to provide a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing the first five key selection criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications close at midnight on 8 December 2020.