Finance Manager

Job details

Location: NSW - Sydney
Reference: Ad-24765
Posted: 7 months ago

Job description

The Company

My client is a leading Government agency responsible for the development of NSW communities based in the heart of Parramatta. They promote positive change by planning projects to increase tourism and protect our environment.
Purpose of the Role

To lead a strong finance team with the production of ‘soft’ and ‘hard’ closing of financial statements and provide valid financial advice to several business units.
The Role

My client is seeking a Grade 11/12 Finance Manager to oversee a finance team of six Accountants. This role operates with a high level of autonomy in which you will be fully accountable for the accurate content of reports and expert advice whilst simultaneously managing a team. You will be a confident decision maker who is focused heavily on collaborating with the Finance Director to implement new strategy and accounting processes.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage a timely, auditable and risk-based delivery of financial close – month end, soft and hard closing
  • Manage the internal and external reporting for the entire cluster in accordance with the Financial Reporting Code and Accounting Standards
  • Accurately record all assets and liabilities
  • Approve financial (including cash management and forecasting) reports, briefs and proposals
  • Prepare briefing notes and reports to present to the CFO, Finance Executive and Secretary directly
  • Communicate financial results clearly to relevant stakeholders
  • Review existing and introduce new financial policies in collaboration with Finance Director
  • Consult Finance Director on operational issues and conflicts Implement process improvement
  • Provide specialist financial advice to entities within DPE cluster
  • Recognise talent and team capability

Key Challenges:

  • To provide expert technical knowledge on government legislation, accounting policies and standards
  • To provide significant operational value to the government agency
  • To ensure consistent compliancy with NSW Treasury and Audit Office against strict deadlines

About You


  • Confidence to lead and influence a team
  • Ability to encourage professional development of staff
  • Passion to contribute new ideas and implement new government processes
  • Ability to promote and commit to great customer service
  • Collaborative attitude
  • Problem Solver
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills


  • CPA/ CA Qualification
  • Strong display of government reporting skills
  • Proven experience with delivery to strict deadlines
  • Proven experience within the public sector

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