Vacancy Reference No. 921173
The Mental Health Commission’s (MHC) vision is for a Western Australian community that experiences optimal mental health and minimal alcohol and other drug-related harms. The Commission is working towards a modern effective mental health system that places the individual and their recovery at the centre of its focus.
The MHC commissions, provides and partners in the delivery of:
- person-centred and evidence-based prevention, promotion and early intervention programs;
- treatment, services and supports; and
- research, policy and system improvements
If you would like to work for an organisation that offers great working conditions and is making a difference in the community, then consider a career with the MHC.
We are looking for to employ an enthusiastic and dynamic individual to the position of Senior Finance Officer.
This is a Permanent Full Time appointment.
About the role
The Senior Finance Officer is responsible for coordinating the administration of Mental Health Commission’s contractual obligations with service providers, including payments. The successful applicant will ensure the accuracy and integrity of Mental Health Commission’s payments to contracted service providers. In this position you will ensure processes and systems are in line with Government guidelines and policies including the WA Government’s Delivering Community Services in Partnership policy. You will also assist the Manager to monitor and plan resource allocation across the Purchasing Performance and Service Development Division and the mental health, alcohol and other drug sector.
Subject to your position, work area and Industrial Award/Agreement, MHC employees may access a range of benefits including:
- Study leave/assistance
- Option to purchase additional leave
- Extensive employee wellness program
- Flexible working hours including flexible start/finish times.
- Leadership and professional development programs
- A competitive, award-based salary
Further information about the position can be found in the attached job description form (JDF).
About your application
You will be assessed against the selection criteria of the position, as outlined in the JDF.
You will also need to show us how your skills and experience match your ability to work in a way that reflects our values - Honesty, Engagement, Accountability, Respect and Togetherness.
A current (within 6 months) National Criminal History Check will be required prior to commencement of employment.
For further information about this position contact Kenneth Smith on 08 6553 0632.
Submitting Your Application
Your application should include:
- a maximum 5 page CV outlining your employment history and achievements relevant to this position.
- a maximum 2 page statement addressing the work related requirements of this role.
- contact details for two work related referees, one being your current line manager where possible.
To apply for this vacancy click here. As part of the application process you will need a current email address.
Late applications will not be accepted. If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours.
The MHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply. MHC values the uniqueness of individuals who may vary in many different ways, including ethnicity, culture, national origin, social class, gender, age, religious belief, sexual identity, intersex status and mental and/or physical ability, and people from these diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
If you experience any issues with the application process, please contact HSS to discuss how we can accommodate your requirements.
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Suitable applicants may be considered for other similar vacancies within 12 months of applicants being notified of the recruitment decision.
To find out more about the MHC and what we have to offer, click here.