Head of Management Reporting


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 17/09/2019

Job Category:

Accounting / Financial Accounting / Reporting

Job description:

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) works in partnership with 15 National Boards to implement the national regulatory scheme for health professionals. The purpose of health practitioner regulation is to protect the public by ensuring that only health practitioners who have the skills, qualifications and knowledge to provide safe care are registered.

Our Finance & Procurement team contributes to this mission by leveraging data, embracing technology and enabling change and help maintain the financial discipline and long term sustainability of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme including AHPRA and the National Boards.

The Head of Management Reporting is responsible for the overseeing and continuous improvement of AHPRA Management reporting and National Board Reporting, including consolidation reporting, budgeting processes and in-year forecasting. This is an integral role which will drive enhanced stakeholder management for the finance team.

This is a full-time role with a tenure of three years. Salary is commensurate with experience

In this role you will:

  • Oversee the end-to-end budgets and forecasting processes for both National Boards and AHPRA Directorates
  • Review, design and implement of more insightful reporting and presentations to influence management decision making
  • Provide advice to the senior management team on business case decisions including driving financial reporting for projects, capex and other business cases; ensuring the link between operational business cases and financial outcomes including delivering on budget and achieving efficiencies
  • Develop and lead a high performing team that strives for continuous improvement with a shift to automation and standardisation in line with our values: Service, Collaboration and Achievement

As the ideal candidate, you will demonstrate the following:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Accounting and CPA/CA Qualification (or similar)
  • MBA or similar would be highly regarded
  • Extensive experience in driving continuous improvement and the use of systems and automation
  • Extensive experience overseeing management reporting including implementing strategic financial planning including rolling forecasting and fully automated budgeting in a complex organisation
  • A positive attitude, combined with strong communication and influencing skills to drive the financial and procurement governance

What we offer:

  • A friendly and supportive working culture with an active social club
  • Discounted health insurance with Medibank Private and discounted gym memberships
  • Great work/life balance
  • Generous provisions for personal leave, annual leave loading, and the ability to purchase additional annual leave
  • Sophisticated open plan workspaces in a 5-star rated building in a central location

To apply:

  • Click ‘Apply for this job’ to submit your application and view the position description
  • Your application must include a resume and a cover letter outlining your skills and experience relevant to the requirements in the position description
  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process
  • For any queries or a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Kelly Johnston via email on
  • Closing Date: 11.30pm on 24 September 2019

Offer of employment is subject to successful background (pre-employment screening) and Criminal History checks.

AHPRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We strongly encourage people of all abilities to apply, particularly people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, and those who may experience diversity or disability related barriers in securing employment. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

With respect, no agencies please.

Download File RD16 Head of Management Reporting.pdf