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Deputy Chief Financial Officer (519709)

TAS - Department of Health and Human Services and The Tasmanian Health Services

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

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Job Posted: 07/12/2017

Job Category:

Executive / CFO / Finance Director

Job description:
Award/Classification:Senior Executive Level 2-1 Employment Type: Full Time
Region: South


$148,869.00 to $171,200.00 pro rata, per annum.


Senior Executive Level 2

Period of employment / Hours:

Fixed term full-time day work commencing ASAP for a period of 5 months.


Corporate, Policy & Regulatory Services - Budget & Finance - Hobart


The Department of Health and Humans Services (DHHS) is seeking a Deputy Chief Financial Officer to join the Budget and Finance team.

The Deputy Chief Financial Officer is a key supporting role to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and assists the CFO in the development and implementation of financial management systems and strategies through best practice financial, business planning, financial risk management and reporting frameworks and systems.

The position plays a key role in the development and maturation of financial forecasting and financial planning systems within DHHS. In addition, the position provides a key interface between various other parts of the finance function.

For the immediate period through to April 2018 the Deputy CFO is leading a team within the Tasmanian Health Service (THS) to reform financial and budgetary processes, strengthen reporting systems and improve revenue performance, in accordance with the established Financial Reform Team work plan.

Selection criteria includes:

  • To apply, please provide a copy of your CV with two referees and a one page summary outlining why you are the best person for the job.
  • The Tasmanian State Service values and encourages diversity at all levels of employment, and flexible & contemporary working arrangements are offered to support this.

Essential Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualifications in accounting, together with membership of either CPA Australia or the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre-employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

  • 1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
    • a) crimes of violence
    • b) sex related offences
    • c) serious drug offences
    • d) crimes involving dishonesty
  • 2. Identification check
  • 3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

Statement of Duties (PDF) : Download File 519709 Deputy Chief Financial Officer SES-2 (June 2015).pdf

Statement of Duties (Word) : Download File 519709 Deputy Chief Financial Officer SES-2 (June 2015).docx

APPLICANT GUIDE: DHHS Applicant Guide - Jobs Website .pdf

For more information (Contact Officer) :

Name: Eleanor Patterson


Phone: (03) 6166 3809


How to apply:

Online applications are preferred - please click the blue 'Apply Now' button.

If you apply online: - Please do not send a hard copy application as well. - You do not need to upload an Application for Employment form.

- OR -

Complete the following application form and post your application to us at:

Recruitment Services - Human Resources

Department of Health and Human Services

GPO Box 125


Application for Employment (Word).docx

Application for Employment (PDF).pdf

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