Finance Manager, Clerk Grade 11/12 - 179849

$131,094 - $168,817 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Sydney NSW, Australia
  • 22 Nov, 2021

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Department of Education Job category:

Education And/Or Training

Job location:

Sydney Region / Sydney City

Job reference number: 00008M4V Work type: Full-Time Number of positions: 1 Total remuneration package: $168,817 Package includes salary ($131,094 - $151,609), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading. Contact: - Sushma Rao Closing date: 06/12/2021 - 11:59 PM


Full-time ongoing appointment.

Location: Sydney

About the role

The role leads and manages critical activities that support budgeting and financial management for the Department. The Finance Team has an important role in driving a budget that directs funding allocations to the Department’s strategic priorities and target outcomes. The role also designs, implements and evaluates innovative solutions that meet continuous improvement targets and informs strategic planning in corporate services.

The role maintains and implements effective support and training strategies for financial management in corporate business divisions, and engages, mentors and inspires team members in the delivery of accurate, reliable and targeted outcomes that meet customer expectations and the Directorate’s service delivery standards.

About the Department of Education

The NSW Department of Education serves the community by providing world-class education for students of all ages.

We ensure young children get the best start in life by supporting and regulating the early childhood education sector. We are the largest provider of public education in Australia with responsibility for delivering high-quality public education to two-thirds of the NSW student population. We are committed to fostering vibrant, sustainable and high-performing vocational and higher education sectors.

We are responsible for enacting NSW Government policy, driving improvement in education, and overseeing policy, funding and compliance issues relating to non-government schools. We respect and value Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as First Peoples of Australia.

For more information about the Department of Education, please visit NSW Department of Education

How to apply

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from all candidates including people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from all diversity groups, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background or sexual orientation.

To apply for this role, please submit an application by clicking “Apply Online” below. To apply, you will need to attach a cover letter (max. 2 pages) and your resume (max. 5 pages) in either Word or PDF format. Please address any pre-screening questions and any essential requirements. We are looking for you to demonstrate your competence in the focus capabilities as outlined in the role description in your answer, so please develop your response with this in mind.

Note: the selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role.

If you are called to interview you will need to provide the following documents and your employment may be subject to the Department’s Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check to determine your suitability for employment.

Proof of Identity information

Informed Consent Form

Declaration for non-child work


  • Knowledge of and commitment to implementing the Department’s Aboriginal Education Policy and upholding the Department’s Partnership Agreement with the NSW AECG and to ensure quality outcomes for Aboriginal people.


  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in accounting or in a related relevant discipline.

Why work with us? Please visit Careers at DOE

Note: A recruitment pool may be created through this recruitment process. A recruitment pool is a group of applicants who have been assessed and identified as suitable for this role, and who may be considered for a range of similar roles, including temporary, term or ongoing roles, over the next 18 months.