EL1 Assistant Director, Defence Finance Group
As an Assistant Director within Defence Finance Group you will be presented with a unique and exciting opportunity that plays a key role in supporting the Department of Defence in providing a the full range of financial advice, support , policies, services and systems to the Defence Portfolio.
DFG consists of two Divisions, Financial Performance and Management (FP&M) Division and Budgets and Financial Services (B&FS) Division. FP&M Division provides embedded finance staff across the country working closely with Defence Groups and Services to deliver management accounting, advice and support. B&FS Division delivers the full range of central financial functions including Commonwealth and internal budgeting, statutory financial requirements, financial systems, operations and policies.
These positions are pivitol in supporting the largest finance function in the Commonwealth. Defence Finance Group can offer a significant depth of career opportunities for finance professionals, accountants, financial systems experts or financial policy specialists.
Candidates who are experienced, capable and qualified financial accountants with extensive experience undertaking financial activities and functions will have a distinct advantage.
To be successful you will exemplify the One Defence Leadership behaviours and be innovative, consultative, resilient and personally accountable for the quality of advice and the delivery of results. You will be self-aware, positive in considering and respecting a diversity of ideas and perspectives, and have the courage to challenge the status quo when it does not serve the required outcome.
Engagement may be negotiated on an ongoing basis or for a specified term. To be eligible for engagement, an applicant must be, or intend to become, a permanent Australian citizen. This is a security-designated position. The successful applicant will be required to undergo security assessments to the appropriate level.
A merit pool of highly suitable candidates will be established to fill similar vacancies that may occur within the next twelve months.
Applicant information packs, including selection criteria and application instructions, can be obtained by visiting https://defencecareers.nga.net.au/cp/?audiencetypecode=defenceext. Applications close at 11:30pm (AEST) Sunday, 1 October 2021.
To discuss the requirements of this position, after first reviewing the selection documentation, please telephone:
Sonia Steve, Director Defence Finance Group Business Management, on 02 5131 5073.