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Home Affairs Vacancy N.N. 10577655
Department of Home Affairs Closing date: Friday, 20 July 2012
Job Title: Assistant Secretary, Accounting and Financial Control
Division: Financial Strategy and Services
Branch: Accounting and Financial Control
Job Type: Ongoing, Full-time
Location: Belconnen
Classification: Senior Executive Service Band 1
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: 60013318

Job Description


As DIAC’s Financial Controller, you will provide leadership to the Accounting and Financial Control Branch and support the Chief Finance Officer and other branch heads within the Financial Strategy and Services Division in leading financial reform across the department. You will be responsible for improvement and reform of the department’s financial management and control environment, including external reporting, financial and accounting policy, financial system policy and direction, and financial compliance and control.

To be a strong contender for this challenging role you will have a solid record of innovative achievement as a senior financial manager, with demonstrated high level abilities in relation to driving organisational change, engaging effectively with your peers and the executive, building and maintaining high performing teams, shaping strategic thinking, and developing innovative solutions, as well as displaying personal drive and integrity.


To be eligible for appointment, applicants must be Australian citizens.

It is expected that the Financial Controller will be CA / CPA qualified, with at least five years’ senior accounting experience in providing financial services, strategic advice and analysis within a large public or private sector organisation.


Remuneration: The successful applicant will be offered an attractive remuneration package, including salary and superannuation benefits

About Department of Home Affairs 

The Department of Home Affairs is a central policy agency, providing coordinated strategy and policy leadership for Australia's national and transport security, federal law enforcement, criminal justice, cyber security, border, immigration, multicultural affairs, emergency management and trade related functions. The Department of Home Affairs includes the entirety of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection. It also includes national security, emergency management and criminal justice functions from the Attorney-General's Department; the Office of Transport Security from the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development; multicultural affairs from the Department of Social Services; and the counter-terrorism coordination and cyber security policy functions from the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

To Apply

Selection Documentation: SES Unit, 02 62258657,
Apply Address: Please email for the candidate information pack
Agency Recruitment Site:
Applicants to vacancies notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette should be aware that;
.  the names of successful applicants may also be notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette
.  applicants found suitable may be offered similar employment opportunities by other Australian Public Service agencies
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS28-Fri - 06 Jul 2012 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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