APS 6 & EL1 Financial Governance Advisor

Posted 02 February 2024
Salary$88466 - $119891 per annum
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment FederalGovernment Local

Job description

APS6 and EL1 Financial Governance Advisor
  • APS 6 $88,466 - $99,155 / EL1 $113,631 - $119,891 / Salary + Super
  • Canberra
  • 6 – month contract
                                             Applications must hold Active Baseline.
About the client
The Agency is seeking two Financial Governance advisors (APS6 and EL1) to deliver a wide range of activities including Procurement, Financial Delegations, Accountable Authority Instructions (AAIs), Financial Literacy and Compliance Reporting.

Duties of APS 6 / EL1
  • Provide Financial Governance expertise and advice to business areas to ensure compliance with legislative requirements.
  • Liaise professionally with internal and external stakeholders such as Divisions, Auditors, and other Commonwealth agencies.
  • Monitor and respond to help desk enquiries.
  • Review, investigate and report non‐compliance with Finance Law in line with the legislative requirements.
  • Coordinate reporting on relevant frameworks and prepare briefs, minutes, and papers.
  • Quality assure Financial Governance information.
Desired Experience
  • Strong working knowledge of Financial Governance or Management Frameworks, including the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act, Financial Delegations, Accountable Authority Instructions (AAIs) and associated policies and guidance.
  • Ability to proactively engage with stakeholders to provide accurate and timely advice on Financial Policy and compliance enquiries.
  • Ability to analyse continuous improvement and process issues and effectively communicate advice to others in a way which is persuasive and appropriate to the audience.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and changing time frames in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • A working knowledge of SAP is desirable.
  • Excellent communications skills and the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships.
Application Requirements 
  • Applicants must hold Australian citizenship.
  • Applications close on 6/02/24.
  • S26
If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting ‘Apply for this job’. Alternatively, contact Mishael Solomon on 02 6162 7317 or email via MSolomon@dfp.com.au for further discussion.

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via adjustments@dfp.com.au or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.