el1 - senior manager - finance business partner in Townsville

kiara hall, randstad
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townsville, queensland
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5 years
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The Senior Manager – Finance Business Partnering is an EL1 position. It is accountable under general direction to undertake very complex work that has strategic, political and operational significance.

The successful applicant will be guided by strategy, policies, priorities and operational practices. However, will also be given a considerable degree of independence to exercise their judgement and make educated decisions within their area of accountability. It will require the successful applicant to engage in very complex problem solving and issues management, including evidence based decision making .

This role is a Team Leader position and as such the successful applicant will be required to exercise people management skills ( including performance review and development skills) , and also must have the knowledge to lead a high performing, and cohesive team.

The primary responsibilities of this position will include:

  • Managing a small team to deliver coordinated finance-related output on behalf of designated business areas; providing finance partner functions to the strategic and functional leadership of the Government department’s individual Groups, Divisions and Branches, providing financial management, budget reporting and finance expertise and support to achieve consistent and compliant outcomes;
  • Identifying efficient and best practice, implementing and advising on finance policy, processes, templates, reporting and compliance monitoring relevant to their work area;
  • Promoting compliance with legislation and policy requirements including Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act) and PGPA rules and the Commonwealth Resources Management Framework;
  • Providing expert finance advice required for budget management, business planning, financial forecasting and business performance analysis;
  • Financial management reporting on behalf of designated business areas and the identification of variances to the departments Internal Budget;
  • Supporting the 4-year planning process in forecasting and analysis of business performance and supporting strategic considerations and delivering analysis that links financial reports to business strategies.
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships, providing expert financial and budget forecasting advice to the strategic leaders at the Divisional level, assisting them in the setting of the corporate plan, internal budgets and strategic business objectives.
  • Liaise with relevant strategic and functional areas within the department, to ensure that new, amended and improved finance policies, standards and requirements are communicated, understood and are implemented to ensure consistency in the delivery of outcomes.

If you think you meet the above criteria, Please Apply Now, As Applications close 15th of April.

Please note this is a contract role until 31/12/2019, with possibility of extension.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


EL1 Senior Manager - Finance Business Partner


Possesion of Financial Degree or equivelent

educational requirements

Vocational/Professional Qualification