Finance and Administration Manager

$90,099 - $103,117 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 13 May, 2022
Full time Accounting and Finance Administrative, Clerical and Office Support Executive and Management Strategy and Planning

Job Description

Full-time Temporary with a Possibility of Permanency

Closes: 25 May 2022

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 6
Salary: $90,099 - $103,117 plus superannuation
Position No: 13966
Directorate: Transport Canberra and City Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 09 May 2022
Contact Officer: Matt Parker on or (02) 6205 3334

Details: Transport Canberra and City Services (TCCS) delivers a wide range of services which Canberrans rely on every day. These include collecting recycling and rubbish removal, running public libraries, mowing open space, building, and managing our roads, footpaths, and cycle paths, operating our public transport system, and maintaining many of Canberra’s lakes and ponds.

Several of the ACT Government’s commercial operations are run by TCCS, including ACT NoWaste, Capital Linen Service, Yarralumla Nursery, and the ACT Public Cemeteries Authority. TCCS employs close to 2000 staff working in locations across the ACT.

Yarralumla Nursery is the largest wholesale nursery in the southern tablelands and sells high quality, competitively priced plants to landscape, wholesale, and retail industries; Landcare groups; and local, state governments as well as the Australian Government. The Nursery propagates and grows over 300,000 cool climate plants annually from its own plant stock and seed bank including local, rare, and endangered species.

The Finance and Administration Manager is a key role within the organisation and we’re looking for a team player that can engage with internal and external stakeholders and manage the financial system of a commercial business. The role is responsible for managing the financial and administrative services of Yarralumla Nursery, including:

  • Manage and ensure the integrity of the Nursery’s monthly and annual financial statements in accordance with required timeframes.

  • Ensure compliance with the Financial Management Act, relevant statements and guidelines and departmental reporting requirements.

  • Maintain accuracy and integrity of the Nursery’s financial management system.

  • Supervise team workflows, responsibilities and performance in the achievement of team objectives and deadlines.

  • Prepare operational budget, cashflow analysis and on-going financial reports.

  • Provide strategic and planning support to the Senior Director and TCCS Management, including financial advice and business analysis.

  • Assist in the ongoing development and implementation of financial policies and processes as required and participate in the implementation/upgrades of the Nursery’s financial reporting systems.

  • This position involves direct supervision of staff.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic and supportive workplace that is making a difference to the landscape we live in. As part of the team, you will support the production of high quality plants to the Canberra community and the surrounding regions.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or extensive experience in commercial bookkeeping (preferably in manufacturing) or accounting would be be highly desirable. The role is based on site at the Yarralumla Nursery in Canberra.

Note: This is a temporary position available immediately for a period of six months with the possibility of extension up to 12 months and/or permanency.
A Merit Pool will be established from this selection process and will be used to fill vacancies over the next 12 months.

How to Apply: Please submit a written application addressing the criteria under the ‘What you require’ section of the Position Description (maximum two pages), along with your current curriculum vitae listing two referees and their contact details.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Job Closing Date

25 May, 2022