Assistant Manager - Administered Reporting, Executive Level 1, Financial Reporting Taxation & Treasury

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Employment type: Ongoing
Location: Canberra
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Executive Level 1, Other Management

About the department

The department plays a key role in the Australian Government’s agenda to create jobs and build a stronger, more resilient and competitive economy. Our work builds on Australia’s existing strengths, supports businesses to grow, and drives new opportunities for long-term productivity growth and prosperity. The success of the department helps Australia recover from the economic consequences of COVID 19 and adapt to its ongoing effects. Through our work, we support the government’s economic recovery plan and help to deliver a better future for all Australians.

About our team

The Financial Reporting, Taxation and Treasury team within the Financial Management Branch is responsible for the department's external financial reporting obligations, taxation compliance, and cash management functions.

Our ideal candidate

This position requires a motivated individual with a professional attitude, who can balance time effectively to deliver on time-critical tasks, while also contributing to process improvements.

The successful candidate will hold a Bachelor Degree (or higher) in commerce or accounting and will be able to demonstrate experience and/or the capability in the following areas:

  • Preparation of financial statements and audit work papers
  • Preparation of financial reporting to Department of Finance
  • Ability to interpret accounting standards and write accounting position papers
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to deliver key messages across a range of stakeholders
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise tasks to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to manage and deploy resources for the purpose of achieving business outcome

Our department has a commitment to inclusion and diversity, with an ambition of being the best possible place to work. This reflects the importance we place on our people and on creating a workplace culture where each and every one of us is valued and respected for our contribution. Our ideal candidate adds to this culture and our workplace in their own way.

What you will do

Key duties of the Assistant Manager, Administered Reporting include:

  • Preparation of administered financial statements
  • Preparation of monthly and annual actuals reporting to Department of Finance
  • Ledger management activities
  • Working collaboratively with key stakeholders such as ANAO, business partners and external budgets
  • Providing technical accounting advice
  • Supervising staff members in the team


Tertiary qualification in Commerce/Economics/Accounting or similar. CA, CPA or equivalent qualification is highly regarded.

To be eligible for employment in the APS and the department, applicants must be Australian Citizens.

This position requires a Baseline security clearance. The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a clearance at this level.


A merit pool may be established to fill future ongoing and non-ongoing APS Level vacancies should they become available within 12 months from the date advertised.

For further information about this job, please click on Apply Now to visit the department’s Current Vacancies page

How to apply

Please provide a pitch explaining how your skills, knowledge and experience will be relevant to this role and why you are the best candidate for the position. Your pitch can contain no more than 5000 characters (approximately 750 words) and should align to the key duties listed above.

Your application must not contain any classified or sensitive information. This includes in your application responses, CV and any other documents. The selection panel may not consider applications containing classified information.

Please complete your application online and provide your current CV with your application. (CVs must be in .doc, .docx, or .pdf format).

Contact Information

For more information on this vacancy, please contact Katrina Foreman via email or call (02) 6213 6329.

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