Director, Assurance & Risk

Employer
Australian Government Department of Finance
Location
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
May 04, 2021
Closes
Jun 05, 2021
Ref
72dca034399a
Job Role
Director/Board
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
THE ROLE



The Legal and Assurance Branch are seeking a Directorto lead theAssurance & Risk team. The Director will work across a wide range of corporate policy and governance areas including risk management, financial governance, internal and external audit, fraud and insurance liaison. The Director will support the Assistant Secretary and First Assistant Secretary in relation to those areas.

The Director will provide leadership to a small team ensuring the provision of responsive advice and sound policy frameworks. The ability to independently drive outcomes, as well as providing guidance and support to other team members, is critical to the role.

The role also involves provision of support to a number of important committees of the department - including the Audit Committee and Risk Sub-committee.

The role requires attention to detail, timeliness and coordination across many parts of the department and with important external contacts such as the Australian National Audit Office and Audit Committee members.

The role also requires strong written communication with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. The candidate should have a willingness to work independently but to also to lead and develop a supportive team environment and have a sound understanding of Finance's departmental governance.

DETAILED VACANCY INFORMATION

For detailed information about thisrole, including the job specific capabilities, please refer to the downloadable job pack, which can be accessed by clicking the hyperlink at the bottom of this page.

ELIGIBILITY ADVICE & CANDIDATE NOTES

  • Under section 22(8) of the Public Service Act 1999, employees must be Australian citizens to be employed in the Australian Public Service (APS) unless the Agency Head has agreed otherwise, in writing.
  • Successful applicants will be required to undergo the process to obtain and maintain, or continue to hold the required security clearance level for the role as indicated in the downloadable job pack. All Finance staff are required to have a minimum baseline security clearance prior to commencement.


  • CONTACT INFORMATION

  • For questions relating to the online lodgement of your application, please email the Recruitment team via or call (02) 6215 1717 between 8:30am - 5:00pm (AEST) Monday to Friday.
  • For specific questions relating to this job vacancy, please refer to the details on the contact officer located in the downloadable job pack.
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