Senior Director

$151,002 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • Canberra ACT, Australia
  • 09 Apr, 2021
Full time Accounting and Finance

Job Description

Closes: 26 April 2021
Classification: Senior Officer Grade A
Salary: $151,002 plus superannuation
Position No: 51093
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 08 April 2021
Contact Officer: Ian Turnbull on ian.turnbull@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 9705

Our Vision: Creating exceptional health care together.
Our Role: To be a health service that is trusted by our community.
Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)—a catchment of approximately 400,000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley.

Overview of the work area and position

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website:  https://www.health.act.gov.au/

Canberra Health Services Finance and Business Intelligence (FBI) Division is led by the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) who reports to the Chief Executive Officer. The Division is responsible for developing and maintaining budgets, financial management, and providing strong operational finance and performance reporting analysis across the health service.

We provide financial advice and reporting to the hospital, including activity performance reports and business insights. Our dedicated Financial Business Partners provide direct support to clinical and operations partners, ensuring timely and accurate information is available to enhance critical decision support.

This role is responsible for the leading a small team delivering specialist accounting functions that include financial statements and annual report requirements, external budgeting. monthly reporting to external stakeholders and ledger management.

CHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Questioning (LGBTIQ) are encouraged to apply.
Behavioural Capabilities

  • Strong organisational skills with a high degree of drive.
  • Highly developed communication skills including the ability to produce high quality written documents and deliver presentations to a range of stakeholders.
  • The ability to provide timely and accurate reporting under tight timeframes.

 

Eligibility/Other Requirements

Desirable:

  • Experience in the provision of financial accounting in a highly complex environment.
  • Experience in the preparation and delivery of financial statements in accordance with relevant Australian accounting standards.
  • Experience in the use of Oracle Financials or similar financial management information system.
  • Understanding of the ACT Government budgetary processes.
  • Tertiary qualifications in accounting and professional membership or progress towards CPA/CA or comparable bodies.
  • Hold a current driver’s licence.
  • Have an understanding of how the National Standards and Quality Health
  • Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.

Fulfil the responsibilities of this role as detailed in the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.

 

Job Closing Date

26 Apr, 2021