Finance Manager / Finance Lead - CPA qualified

Job Title: Finance Manager / Finance Lead - CPA qualified
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 174700_1498530654
Contact Name: Nivy Sahoo
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 27, 2017 12:30

Job Description

Our client with the NSW State Government is looking to bring on board an experience Finance Manager to supervise a team and to manage the budget.

Finance Manager / Finance Lead - CPA

Hours of work: 7-hours a day, 35-hours a week

Location: Darlinghurst

Rate: $78.30/ hr inc of super maximum

Primary purpose of the role

The role manages the financial planning, budget and forecasting processes, financial risk management and modelling for NSW Government department.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 8 years finance experience (1-2 years team lead or supervision experience)
  • CPA or Chartered Accountant qualified
  • Advanced excel skills
  • SAP experience is preferred
  • Strong communication skills (with non-finance personnel and collaboration across functions)
  • Strong supervision and work planning skills

Key Accountabilities

  • Manage input into the financial planning, budget, and forward estimates processes
  • Design and build budget allocations for the Branches with the guidance from and in consultation with Corporate Finance Strategy & Operations.
  • Manage the allocation, monitoring, reconciliation, and adjustment of Smart and Skilled contract payments.
  • Build the financial capability of staff to support the effective management of the $700m VET budget.
  • Lead and coordinate the development and analysis of financial models to inform executive decision making.
  • Lead strategic financial performance and risk management processes and provide financial reports and recommendations for remediation, where required, to the Executive Director Training Services NSW to ensure the VET budget is on track.
  • Manage and coordinate the preparation of monthly business financial reporting.
  • Prepare correspondence, briefings, and reports to support the effective operation of the Branch.