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 a range of diverse 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 Manager (Tourism, Event and Visitor Economy Branch)
- Salary $101,120 - $122,348 plus Superannuation
- Fixed Term, 2 years
- Full-time (Flexibility may be available)
- Usual work location: 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne (flexibility may be available)
The Finance Manager will be responsible for managing Tourism, Events and Visitor Economy (TEVE) Branch's budget and financial, planning and performance reporting requirements, as well as providing expert financial analysis and advice in the preparation of briefings and presentation materials.
Reporting to the Executive Director, you will be required to develop close working relationships with key stakeholders in the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions, the Department of Treasury and Finance and with the internal TEVE senior management team. The position requires strong finance skills, a relevant tertiary qualification, professional affiliation with either CPA or CA, well developed written communication and project management skills.
You will support the following key functions: budget and financial management, performance reporting, strategic and business planning and other key service delivery activities relating to risk, workforce management and other business administration tasks.
This is a prioritised position for people with disability in accordance with the Special Measures provision of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic). People with disability are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given priority consideration for this role.
The Tourism, Events and Visitor Economy team:
- Provides Research and policy development across the Victorian Visitor Economy;
- Develops key strategies and policies and thereby establishes charters and business directions of the key Visitor economy entitles such as Visit Victoria, Australian Grand Prix Corporation, and Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre; and
- Negotiates and liaises with the Commonwealth Government on key policy issues which affect the tourism industry (eg aviation policy, visa, skilled migration policies and programs; airline access, etc and supports the Victorian Minister in relation to the Commonwealth-State Tourism Ministers Meeting.
The successful applicant will demonstrate:
- Provide expert advice and contribute to the development and coordination of the annual State budget process including Departmental Performance Statement processes and the development and submission of new funding proposals.
- Provide high level financial and policy analysis and advice relating to Tourism and Major Events portfolio agencies' performance reporting, asset and resource management, including State Budget Paper development.
- Proactively develop, manage and maintain effective relationships with DJPR branches, the Department of Treasury and Finance and Tourism and Major Events portfolio agencies.
- Manage Tourism, Events and Visitor Economy Branch's processes for financial reporting and budget management including delivery of Branch requirements associated with budget and financial systems (e.g. Oracle, Cognos), performance reporting requirements (e.g. half-yearly performance reporting including output performance measures, election commitment reporting) and other key business administration tasks including risk reporting, asset management and Annual Report information.
- Coordinate and prepare month-end and year-end reporting and ensure all activities are delivered within agreed timeframes and compliant with funding obligations.
For a confidential discussion, please call Caitlin Jones - Executive Director on 0401 473 141.
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 key selection criteria outlined in the position description.
Applications close at midnight on 26 April 2021.