EL1 Assistant Director Finance

Posted 02 May 2022
Salary$78 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment Federal

Job description

About the Organisation
Our Federal Government client cares and invests in people with disabilities and in development delays in children to improve their outcomes later in life.
About the role
The EL1 Assistant Director Finance will be accountable under broad direction to undertake very complex work that delivers quality outcomes across the finance functions. The EL1 Assistant Director Finance will coordinate and assume responsibility to undertake detailed or sensitive projects that may include performing varied activities involving many different and unrelated processes or methods that may impact on the strategic or operational outcomes that support the Department’s objectives. As an EL1 Assistant Director you shall provide the leadership, control, planning, resource management, performance management and decision making for the team membership and assigned contractors working within the work area.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Leading the planning, preparation, execution and monitoring of external budget and reporting activities.
  • Updating annual estimates and monthly profiles in alignment with Government’s budget processes including accurate input into the Central Budget Management System (CBMS).
  • Liaising and negotiating with the Department of Finance and other external stakeholders on budget related matters.
  • Leading the development of team operating procedures, user guides and preparation of reports.
  • Developing / Delivering / presenting a range of written material of a financial project, business nature, correspondence, briefs, reports on agency's budget, month-end financial reports and analysis.
  • Partnering with teams within and external to the branch to provide general accounting and strategic financial advice.
  • Managing and maintaining agency and other financial policy. 
Skills and Experience
Applicants must be an Australian citizen to be eligible for this position.
  • Has excellent communication, interpersonal skills and has an aptitude for collaboration and negotiation with a broad range of stakeholders.
  • Has a high attention to detail and a focus on delivery in a fast paced environment.
  • Be accountable, leader to the team and focuses on continuous improvement
  • Build talent, be a good coach and have an ability to influence stakeholders.
  • Using effective involvement and persuasion strategies to gain acceptance of ideas and commitment to actions that support specific work outcomes.
  • Evaluation report, and support adjustments arising from negotiations.
  • Experience in managing, coordinating, and dealing with conflicts, complex situation, and information.
How to apply
Should you be interested in this role please send your CV via SEEK or call Aureen Vaz on 02 6162 7335 | 0460 360 811 for a confidential discussion ( or email avaz@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.

Note: You may be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status.