- Sydney CBD location
- Contract until December 2022 with possibility of extension
- $69 - $80 per hour + Super
The Assistant Director, Budget and Strategy is accountable under broad direction to undertake complex work and deliver key outcomes for our clients’ external budget requirements. They will exercise sound decision making and judgement to draft our clients’ input to the Portfolio Budget Statements and Portfolio Additional Estimates, prepare submissions, new policy proposals, budget briefings and presentations for senior executives and the Clients Board, and input to Senate Estimates briefs and ministerial briefings and reporting.
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to
- Acquire, maintain and apply an in-depth knowledge of the Agency’s role and operating environment, leveraging this knowledge to inform input into submissions, briefings and new policy proposals, and translate into value-add costing, financial modelling and financial analysis.
- Responsible for contributing to key team deliverables, monitoring the budget environment and approval processes, and delivering quality outcomes.
- Review the Agency’s internal framework for external budget processes, and identify and implement changes as required, supported by information and guidance for Agency staff.
- Apply expertise and in-depth knowledge of the Agency’s strategic direction and the Clients budget and resource management frameworks and build a knowledge of the Agency’s policy environment.
- Extensively engage with internal and external stakeholders such as senior executives across the Agency, including the Chief Financial Officer and the Office of the Chief Executive Officer as required through the budget process providing clear advice, and presenting key issues succinctly and with an awareness of the broader context.
- Monitor the operations of the finance function and contribute to the branch’s key financial and management deliverables.
- Accounting qualifications are desirable
- Strong knowledge and experience in Commonwealth budget processes and resource management framework are desirable.
- Nurtures internal and external relationships
- Strong and Clear communication skills with ability to listen, understand and adapt to audiences.
- Steers and implements change and deals with uncertainty
- Commits to action and displays resilience
To be eligible for this role you must hold Australian Citizenship and be willing to undergo an Australian Federal Police check.
If this sounds like the role for you, please do APPLY NOW and submit your resume in MS Word Format or contact Karen on 02 9200 3670 for more information.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Note: You may be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status.