The Environment and Climate Change Group provides high quality advice to government on directions, principles, strategies and actions to lead the Victorian government's responses to climate change, environmental protection and management of natural and built assets on public land. We work collaboratively with our Forest, Fire and Regional Services, portfolio agencies and stakeholders to deliver our policies, projects and programs. The Group is made up of four divisions: Climate Change, Biodiversity, Land Management Policy and Waste and Recycling in addition to an Office of the Deputy Secretary. The departments values are: Teamwork, Service Excellence, Ownership and Wellbeing & Safety.
The Financial Analyst will support the preparation of financial analysis on portfolio wide issues for senior managers in the preparation of briefings and presentation materials, particularly in relation to the institutional reform of the alpine sector. The role will develop close working relationships with key stakeholders in the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning’s Finance Division, Department Treasury and Finance and with Alpine Resort Management teams. This position is designated for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people under s.12 Special Measures of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Interested applicants will be asked to supply a completed confirmation of Aboriginality Form or a copy of a past completed form. Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply.
You will have strong finance skills and a demonstrated knowledge of business planning, budget and financial management and performance reporting. Key Selection Criteria The key selection criteria specified below outline the capabilities required for the position. Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications • Bachelor of Accounting / Business (Accountancy / Finance) or post graduate qualifications will be well regarded. • Demonstrated knowledge of budgetary and performance management processes and systems will also be well regarded. Capabilities • Data Literacy: Generates descriptive statistics and relevant data visualisation leading to decisions under the guidance from subject matter experts. Ability to utilise advanced excel formulas, pivot tables and generation of data charts is required. • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving: Resolves issues through deep understanding or interpretation of existing guidelines. Where guidelines are not available, analyses ideas available and takes action through self, or in consultation with others to resolve problems. If required, determine additional information needed to make informed decisions. Applies critical thinking and problem-solving concepts in the right context. • Communicate with Impact: Prepares and delivers logical sequential and succinct presentations; Uses clear & concise language; Uses media appropriate to the audience and presents information to develop the understanding of the topic. • Project Delivery: Executes work tasks against plan; where plans are not defined, prioritises tasks in line with the urgency and impact of tasks; Monitors progress of tasks against plans and takes corrective action when required • Interpersonal Skills: Polite, professional & considerate in dealing with others; Aware of people’s moods & temperament; Expresses own views in a constructive & diplomatic way
- Flexible - 8 Nicholson Street, East Melbourne - Salary $87,640 - $99,438 plus Superannuation - Classification