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Assistant Director, Finance

  • Classification: Executive Level 1
  • Salary: $106,871 - $135,338 per annum plus 15.4% superannuation
  • Location: Melbourne – with hybrid working arrangements available
  • Status: Flexible: Full-time/Part-time
  • Position type: Ongoing
  • Applications close Sunday 26 March 2023

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About the role

The Productivity Commission has an opportunity for an experienced Assistant Director, Finance to join our Melbourne office.

Working in a small team and reporting to the Director, Finance, you will play a pivotal role in providing strategic financial advice and management reporting for the Commission. You will also help manage the day-to-day operations of the Finance team and provide advice, guidance and supervision to team members.

This is a hands-on role where you will help to prepare key operational policies and internal budgets, and produce strategic, insightful financial reporting that identifies pressures, risks and opportunities to support decision making.

We are looking for someone who has working knowledge of the Australian Government financial framework and budget process, strong knowledge of financial management skills, problem-solving abilities and well-developed communication, organisational and planning skills.

Applicants must hold an Accounting/Finance degree and be a Certified Practicing Accountant or Charted Accountant. Previous experience applying the Commonwealth Government financial management framework will be highly regarded.

*A merit pool of suitable candidates may be established and may be used to fill similar vacancies either on an ongoing or non-ongoing basis.

What we offer

The Commission offers a competitive salary plus generous superannuation with employer contributions of 15.4%.

We provide on-going learning and development opportunities tailored to individuals’ needs at different points of their careers including access to study assistance opportunities.

We have a collaborative, flexible work environment and we recognise the importance of balancing work commitments with family, caring and other personal commitments outside work.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion and encourage applications from candidates with broad experiences and diverse backgrounds. We also offer reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities.

Position eligibility requirements

You must be an Australian citizen or, in limited circumstances, in the process of obtaining citizenship, to be eligible for employment with the Commission.

Ready to apply or keen to find out more?

To find out more about this role, and what to include in your application, please review the Candidate Information Kit provided above.

To find out more about this role, or our recruitment process, please contact:

Our Recruitment team

If you’re ready to apply for this role, please follow the instructions at the link below.

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