Chief Financial Officer - NSW Treasury

Job Description

Title: Chief Financial Officer - NSW Treasury

Company Name: Treasury

Vacancy: 3

Job Location: Australia, New South Wales, Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs, sydney

Employment Status: Full Time

Chief Financial Officer

  • Senior Executive Band 1
  • Join a world-class organisation
  • Leverage your financial management skills

Provide leadership, vision, direction and structure to the financial operations and decision-making of all agencies within the NSW Treasury Cluster
 

Why NSW Treasury

NSW Treasury helps guide the State’s growth for the benefit of the people who live, work and study in NSW. We do this by managing the State’s finances and assets to make sure the community is gaining the most value from them and supporting reforms to maintain a strong and competitive economy. Our work includes boosting trade, investment and tourism, developing industry, supporting jobs growth, improving service delivery to the community and increasing living standards. We are purposeful and outcomes focused.


NSW is made up of a diverse community with different needs. It is crucial for us to understand and involve the voices of these communities that we serve, design and create policies for. We believe a diverse workplace, where the best people for the job collaborate towards great outcomes, is a world-class workplace. Therefore, we are always on the lookout for people who can bring diverse perspectives that reflect NSW communities to ensure we are effective in the work we do.


We’re committed to building a culture of highly engaged and talented people, all working together in a collaborative and high-performance culture that facilitates career mobility and diversity. Our culture is underpinned by the NSW Public Sector core values of Excellence in Service, Integrity, Accountability and Trust and a clear set of expected behaviours. NSW Treasury website: https://www.treasury.nsw.gov.au/about-treasury/about-nsw-treasury

         

About the Financial and Operations Group

The Financial and Operations Group (FOG) provides a range of services to NSW Treasury and the NSW Public Sector, including:

  • finance and business performance management
  • the production and publication of the Total State Sector Accounts
  • the production of monthly financial reporting and analysis of the general government aggregate financial results and provision of the aggregates financial reporting for the Budget and Half Year
  • the stewardship for the sector on financial management and accounting policy including capability support and compliance/performance management and delivery of the Recurrent Expenditure Gateway Assurance program
  • the provision of technical accounting advice to the sector including capability support, liaison with other jurisdictions and liaison with relevant national and international accounting bodies
  • being responsible for the Risk Assurance and Internal Audit function for NSW Treasury including stewardship of the areas across the sector via a cluster Audit & Risk Chair Leadership forum
  • the corporate finance, Communications, Executive and Ministerial Services, Procurement Governance, and facilities management functions for NSW Treasury.

 

The Role

Provide leadership, vision, direction and structure to the financial operations and decision-making of all agencies within the NSW Treasury Cluster. Support the delivery of infrastructure and services in NSW through the provision of expert advice in financial management.  Strengthen the State’s finances through the provision of assurance and regulatory frameworks that support financial control, effective decision making and delivery of high quality and timely information.  Lead and manage centres of excellence that support cross sector financial management and financial governance. Act as a change agent to promote excellence in financial and accounting management.

The ideal candidate

  • You are an experienced leader. Makes a difference by leading and directing the operations of the NSW Treasury Finance function and its resources to deliver timely and complete support for all finance matters including business partnering on divisional and team budgets and submission of requests for funding.
  • You can deliver. Directs and manages the delivery of services to support the function and Treasury and is agile in being able to pivot to short term projects as required.
  • You inspire people. Lead a high performing team to deliver timely and complete support to Treasury leadership and colleagues on all matters financial.
  • You are a strategic thinker. You will identify, develop and implement necessary strategies to support the efficient use of the finances made available to Treasury to deliver on its goals.
  • You have high standards. Lead the team by example to meet the highest standards of probity and public scrutiny and governance of the finances entrusted to the cluster.
  • You are a collaborator. Partners with Treasury colleagues and agencies on finance matters.
  • You are a trusted expert advisor. Provide expert, authoritative, strategic and well-balanced advice and recommendations to the Secretary, Leadership Team (LT), Chief Financial Operations Officer (CFOO) and Executive Leadership Team (ELT) on all matters pertaining to the NSW Treasury finances.

 

Click here (link is active on the I Work for NSW website) for the “Role Description” which provides further insights about the role, including essential requirements.


Our Commitment to Diversity

At NSW Treasury, we are committed to building a respectful workplace, appointing the best person for the role, and supporting diversity across all areas. We are on a journey to become more inclusive.

 

Talent Pool

A talent pool may be created through this recruitment process. A talent pool represents a group of applicants who have been assessed and identified as suitable for this role or similar roles, and who may be considered for a range of similar roles, including temporary, term or ongoing roles, over the next 18 months.

How to Apply!

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for ongoing employment within the NSW Treasury, candidates must be an Australian citizen or have the status of permanent residence in Australia.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a National Criminal Record Check and provide confirmation of academic qualifications prior to commencement.

Your application should include:

  • A cover letter which explains your alignment with the essential requirements of the role.
  • An up-to-date resume detailing your knowledge, skills and experience in relation to the role. 
     

Should you require additional information, please contact in confidence: Ken Boots on (02) 9228 5294 or email [email protected] Please quote reference (req10426).

Applications close: 9:59 am Monday 12 April 2021

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