Principal Finance Officer, Clerk Grade 9/10 - IH82

Principal Finance Officer, Clerk Grade 9/10 - IH82

23 Nov
NSW Government -Department of Education

23 Nov

NSW Government -Department of Education


Temporary full-time appointment for a period up to 30 June 2022

Location: Parramatta (Currently WFH Due to Covid)

About the role

The role is primarily responsible for coordinating the daily operations and providing expert advice and guidance on the financial management of major programs administered by Finance. While the scope of work is defined by the operational priorities of the assigned business unit, the role is responsible for supporting a team, a project or a program to deliver accurate, reliable and focused results that meet stakeholder expectations and the Directorate’s service delivery standards.

The role supports senior managers in the implementation of innovative solutions to achieve continuous improvements in financial programs, processes and service delivery.

About the Department of Education

The NSW Department of Education serves the community by providing world-class education for students of all ages.

We ensure young children get the best start in life by supporting and regulating the early childhood education sector. We are the largest provider of public education in Australia with responsibility for delivering high-quality public education to two-thirds of the NSW student population. We are committed to fostering vibrant, sustainable and high-performing vocational and higher education sectors.

We are responsible for enacting NSW Government policy, driving improvement in education, and overseeing policy, funding and compliance issues relating to non-government schools. We respect and value Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as First Peoples of Australia.

For more information about the Department of Education, please visit NSW Department of Education

How to apply

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from all candidates including people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from all diversity groups, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background or sexual orientation.

Note: the selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role.

If you are called to interview you will need to provide the following documents and your employment may be subject to the Department’s Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check to determine your suitability for employment.

Proof of Identity information

Informed Consent Form

Declaration for non-child work


- Knowledge of and commitment to implementing the Department’s Aboriginal Education Policy and upholding the Department’s Partnership Agreement with the NSW AECG and to ensure quality outcomes for Aboriginal people.


- Relevant tertiary qualifications in Accounting or in a related discipline and eligibility for membership to a recognised professional accounting body and/or equivalent relevant workplace experience.

Why work with us? Please visit Careers at DOE

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

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