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Director Finance and Procurement (Chief Financial Officer) - Executive Level 2 - Ongoing

Job No: 493366
Work Type: Full time
Location: Canberra

The Archives is seeking an experienced finance, budgets and procurement professional that can fill the role of Director Finance and Procurement, Chief Financial Officer (CFO).  Reporting to the Assistant Director-General Corporate Services, the CFO will provide strong financial stewardship and change leadership, and is responsible for financial governance and procurement within the Archives, in addition to providing day to day management and hands on support for the delivery of traditional finance and procurement activities. The role will also be responsible for driving change through better utilisation of the Archives’ financial management information systems and to develop new partnerships with business areas to improve financial and procurement practices and outcomes across the Archives. The position is directly involved in setting finance and procurement policy and processes. The CFO will present financial outcomes to the Archives’ Executive, its Advisory Council, the Audit Committee and other relevant stakeholders and exercises a range of delegations.


The successful applicant will have proven experience in the leadership of a finance and budget area - including its people, budget and systems - within the Australian Public Service. The CFO has direct responsibility for three Assistant Directors responsible for financial accounting, management accounting and procurement functions. They will also have strong analytical, problem solving, communication skills and have the capacity to deliver outcomes in a changing environment and under pressure. Appropriate accounting qualifications and membership of an accounting profession is highly desirable.

Note: Current remuneration of successful applicant will be considered.


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