APS6 Finance Officer

Posted 26 October 2023
Salary$55 - $65 per hour, Benefits: + Super
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment FederalGovernment

Job description

APS6 – Finance Officer
  • $55 - $65 Per Hour + Super
  • Canberra, City
  • Contract till August 2024 (possible extension, 6 months)
About the role
  • As an APS6 Finance Officer you will work within the Passports Corporate Enabling Section under limited direction and will lead a small team of APS and contractor finance staff.
  • Able to Prepare accurate financial reports including analysis to support APO resourcing decisions.
  • Undertake monthly meetings with Directors to ensure accuracy of YTD financial transactions and forecasts expenditure and to provide an overview of the Division’s financial position.
  • Preparation of revenue reconciliations and cash desk fee setting.
  • Action APS 6 delegated refund requests in accordance with legislation and policy.
  • Calculation and coordination of annual Passport fee increase in accordance with legislation.
  • Ensure timely and accurate completion of month-end processes including coordination of travel, credit card and debtors reports.
  • Monitor cash desk clearing general ledger accounts.
  • Provide supervision, support, and training to APO accounts payable, accounts receivable, and refund processing functions.
  • Ensure the team maintains complete and consistent record keeping supporting financial transactions including provision of documentation to ANAO as requested.
  • Manage capitalisation of assets and mandatory assets stocktakes.
  • Ensure procedures are created and maintained for tasks undertaken by team members.
  • Provide support and back-up to other members of the team as required.
Desired Experience  
  • Able to communicate effectively and establish good working relationships with the team and key
  • Demonstrates initiative, self-management, responsiveness, and personal accountability.
  • Experience in using SAP as an accounting system.
  • Experience with revenue reconciliation and cash desk functions
  • Experience providing support and training in accounts payable, accounts receivable and refund processing functions.
  • Experience working within the Australian Government financial legislation, policy, and guidelines.
Application Requirements
  • Applicants must hold Australian citizenship and an ability to obtain and maintain an NV1/NV2 clearance and maintain a higher clearance if required.
For further details about the role or to check your eligibility, please contact Mishael Solomon on 02 6162 7317 or email via MSolomon@dfp.com.au

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.