Principal Finance Analyst

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Financial Accounting
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REQ126877 Requisition #

Role Title: Principal Finance Analyst

Employment Type: Temporary, Full-Time (from 3 October 2019 up to 6 November 2019)
Role Classification: Clerk Grade 11/12
Remuneration: $
128,089- $148,134 pa (plus 9.5% superannuation and annual leave loading)
Hours per Week: 35

Location: Sydney CBD
Requisition ID
REQ126877

Closing Date: 11:59pm, 17 September 2019


Background:


The Health Professional Councils Authority (HPCA) is an executive agency of the NSW Ministry of Health.  We play an important role in protecting the health and safety of the public by supporting the 15 NSW Health Professional Councils in managing complaints about NSW health practitioners.

 

An exciting short- term opportunity currently exists for an experienced Finance Professional for the period from 3 October 2019 up to 6 November 2019. This is an excellent development opportunity for a senior Finance Professional who is interested in further developing their skills, and collaborating with key stakeholders and Finance Professionals at the HPCA.

What you'll be doing:


The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing a team of 6 staff, leading the preparation of financial statements for the HPCA and health professional Councils, provide a high standard of technical accounting advice and application of policies to ensure compliance, as well as providing a range of financial accounting services for Councils in line with accounting standards and consistent with Treasury requirements.

 

In this role you will provide strategic advice and solutions on complex and sensitive financial, procurement and related issues, as well as facilitating the engagement and input of a wide range of stakeholders, and ensure a high level of service delivery to key stakeholders.

Need more information?

1.    Click here for the Role Description
2.    Find out more about applying for this position
3.    All applicants must attach a response to the two targeted questions (1 A4 page maximum) and your CV (no more than 5 pages)
4.    A Recruitment Pool may be created for future vacancies at the same/equivalent salary level
5.    Please note that you cannot apply for this role using iworkfornsw, please click here to access the advert through the Health Career Portal.

For role related queries or questions contact Dieu Koit on dkoit@hpca.nsw.gov.au

The successful candidate will be responsible for:


·    Provide expert financial advice to support the development, implementation and maintenance of financial and purchasing policy, procedures and strategic initiatives for HPCA.

·    Provide expert technical information and expertise to the HPCA and Councils on accounting and financial matters to ensure that the reporting and accountability obligations are met.

·    Review financial statement performance with detailed analysis and insight of financial and related information.

·    Contribute to the efficient and effective functioning of the Finance Team through the identification and implementation of improvements in financial practices and processes, including the development and/or revision of Finance policy and procedures manuals.

·    Plan, manage and monitor projects such as the reform of financial management systems and processes to ensure project outcomes within agreed budgets and timeframes. 

·    Prepare high quality correspondence, reports, submissions and briefings for the Assistant Director and Director

·    Lead the enhancement or replacement of systems in collaboration with HPCA’s partners such as eHealth and Health Share.

·    Lead, manage and develop the Finance team and provide a high level of customer service to HPCA and Councils

 

Essential Requirements:

 ·   Relevant tertiary qualification and eligibility for membership of the CPA Australia or Institute of         Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand  

·    Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of public sector accounting requirements and financial management procedures including the Public Finance and Audit Act, Treasurers Directions, Health Service Accounting Procedures Manual and relevant legislation and regulations, and the principles of accrual accounting

·    Extensive skills and experience in complex financial analysis and cost allocation methodologies in a large and diverse organisation

·    Demonstrated high-level skills and experience in using financial management information systems, spreadsheets, word processing, data bases and other office software packages

 

Benefits:

This role offers the successful candidate an exciting opportunity to further develop and enhance their skills. The HPCA offers flexible working hours and a supportive work environment.  The position is based at the newly refurbished HPCA Pitt Street offices, located only a short walking distance from Central Station and Belmore Park. There are a number of facilities located within the building, including a food court, a rooftop garden, Yoga and Pilates sessions, bike storage and other amenities. The HPCA upholds NSW Health CORE values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. 


Targeted Questions:

 

If you do not include responses to the below questions your application will not be considered.

 

1) Why are you interested in the role and how does your experience make you suitable for the role?

 

2) Can you please provide an example of one of your most significant and relevant achievements, and one of your most significant challenges you’ve previously experienced?

 

 

The HPCA values diversity and is committed to building an inclusive workplace culture that reflects the community we serve. We encourage applications from diverse community groups including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTI, people with a disability and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

 

To be eligible for employment in these roles you must be one of the following:
•  an Australian Citizen, or
•  a permanent resident of Australia, or
•  a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport

•  a citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia

You can only be offered employment in this role for the duration that your current visa allows you to work in Australia, and you can only be offered ongoing employment if you have a permanent visa that allows you to work in Australia

 

 

To learn more about working at the HPCA and Ministry of Health, please visit our career portal.

 


Applications Close: 
17 September 2019

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