Job Category: Administration/General Management

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Job Summary

  • No. of Vacancy: N/A
  • Job Location: Sydney
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: 11/12, Salary ($121,917-$140,996), plus employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Gender: Any
  • Age Limit: N/A
  • Experience: N/A
  • Career level: Mid-Senior level
  • Posted On: Sep 26, 2017
  • Application Deadline: Oct 16, 2017

Job Description/Responsibility

  • About us 
  • The Department of Justice provides an effective justice system by delivering programs and services which contribute to building safe communities and the protection of rights. The Department of Justice Strategic Finance team is comprised of Finance Business Partnering, Management Accounting, Treasury and External Reporting, Financial Reporting, Finance Strategy and Procurement
  • About the role 
  • The primary purpose of the Manager Strategy & Continuous Improvement is to support the Director Finance Strategy and lead the Strategy and Continuous Improvement stream within the Finance Division of the Department. One of the key objectives of this role is to advise the Director on strategic and operational finance matters with particular focus on opportunities to continuously improve how the Finance function delivers high quality and cost effective services.
  • The role will support and implement strategic and operational procedure and policy reviews within the Department, including the major finance related projects, such as transformation projects and complex financial transaction execution.  The role has responsibilities including: maintenance of Department’s financial and related delegations, support banking arrangements, assessment of financial proposals, support of business planning processes and overseeing maintenance of Finance’s policy documentation. The role has one direct report, a Strategy and Continuous Improvement Officer.

Experience Requirements

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Education Requirements

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Skills Requirements

  • The ideal candidate will possess superior commercial acumen and extensive experience as a Finance Manager in a large organisation.  Applicants must possess tertiary qualifications in Accounting, Business, Commerce or related discipline, or demonstrated equivalent experience. Membership of CPA Australia (CPA) or Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA) will be highly regarded. To be successful in the role you must be able to foster effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Government sector experience will be highly regarded.


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Apply Instruction

o apply for this role please submit an application online via and attach an up to date resume along with a cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements and capabilities of this role. As part of the online application, candidates will also be asked to address two (2) targeted questions based on the focus capabilities for this role.
Part of the assessment process may include additional capability testing in accordance with the Government Sector Employment Act 2013.
Contact: Ray Webb,, Ph: 8688 6779
Closing date: 16 October 2017

About the Company

Company Name: Parramatta Justice Precinct

Company Profile: The Department of Justice delivers legal, court and supervision services to the people of NSW by managing courts and justice services, implementing programs to reduce crime and re‑offending, managing custodial and community-based correctional services, protecting rights and community standards and advising on law reform and legal matters. The department delivers a diverse range of essential services and supports to the community of NSW at the point in their lives where they come into contact with either the criminal or civil justice system. The department is responsible for: advising the government on law, justice and legal reforms administering courts, tribunals and community justice centres implementing effective intervention and diversionary programs to reduce re‑offending risks, prevent crimed and divert, support and rehabilitate young and adult offenders providing support services for victims of crime including counselling, compensation and court support delivering offence-specific programs relating to violence and sexual offending supervising and monitoring adult offenders providing secure, safe and humane management of juvenile and adult inmates supervising young people in custody, on bail, or sentenced to community based orders providing legal, professional and regulatory services recording life events providing responsive services to vulnerable members of the community requiring life management and decision-making support.

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