Finance and Commercial Services Directorate
Fixed Term - Full Time
Level 5 $93,198 pa - $109,374 pa MRWA EBA + 10% superannuation
2021-11-08 1:00 PM
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We are one of the largest geographically spread road agencies in the world, responsible for more than 18,500 kilometres of road spread over 2.5 million square kilometres.
Our role is to plan, build and maintain Western Australia’s State Road Network valued at just over $46 billion. We work closely with our portfolio partners, Department of Transport and Public Transport Authority as well as local government to support the needs of all road users across WA by providing an integrated world-class road transport network.
Our services are delivered through the dedicated efforts of our employees who are located in ten regional and several metropolitan offices throughout the State.
About the Role
This is a Fixed Term appointment for up to 24 months with the possibility of extension(s) and/or permanency. Our Finance and Commercial Directorate delivers financial solutions that support achieving the Main Roads Western Australia’s outcomes to enhance productivity, sustainability, safety and reliability. This role sits in our Budget and Investment Planning branch which manages, develops and improves the budgeting and programming systems and processes that support Main Roads achieving the outcomes and goals for the community. The Budget Officer is a critical role, that, amongst other key deliverables, is responsible for
- Providing specialist support with the preparation of the consolidated annual and outer-years programs, the development, monitoring and reporting on financial activities of Main Roads.
- Taking action to ensure that internal budgeting systems align with external approvals.
- Developing, maintaining and providing financial management reporting for program development and monitoring.
We’re looking for a highly motivated individual who enjoys working in a team environment. This role operates in a complex financial environment with multiple funding sources and an annual Capital Works program over $1.5 billion. To thrive in this role, you’ll enjoy embracing challenges and work collaboratively with your colleagues to address them effectively and efficiently.
A key component of the role is to monitor, analyse, interpret and make recommendations on the financial performance of projects and programs ensuring the early identification of variations, trends, issues, solutions and opportunities. This would include addressing issues such as expenditure versus budgets versus receipts, both actual and forecast, and reasons for variations with recommendations of appropriate actions.
If this sounds like you and you wish to build your future at Main Roads, we would love to hear from you.
Find Out More
For job specific information or for a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please contact Kevin Pethick, Manager Budget & Programming on (08) 9323 4496 - not to be contacted for assistance with application.
For assistance with your application or for general enquiries, please contact Claire Simms Recruitment Co-ordinator on (08) 9323 6140 or email email@example.com
Submitting Your Application
Please submit the following as part of your application:
- A comprehensive CV demonstrating relevant skills and abilities within the context of the Job Role Statement
- A two page statement outlining your knowledge of computerised financial systems and change control processes and your considerable skill, knowledge and experience in the following two (2) selection criteria:
- Financial performance reporting including monitoring, research, analysis and interpretation
- Identify and conceptualise financial data trends, patterns and issues to provide recommendations to address those insights
All selection criteria listed in the Job Role Statement will be assessed throughout the selection process.
You will be asked to complete several questions as part of your application. Ensure you allow plenty of time as late and incomplete applications will not be accepted.
The successful applicant will be required to complete a pre-employment medical questionnaire prior to appointment.
An Executive Search and/or National Police Clearance may be requested during this recruitment process.
Applicants deemed as suitable for but not appointed to this role may also be considered for appointment to “similar vacancies” within Main Roads subject to business requirements.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to attracting and retaining a culturally diverse workforce and in line with our commitment to improve diversity, we strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, women, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities to apply.
If you have any support or access needs that may require adjustments to allow you to fully participate in this selection process, please contact Claire Simms on (08) 9323 6140 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.