Coordinator Accounting Operations Job at Tasmanian Government in Hobart TAS

Job Description

Coordinator Accounting Operations (350265)

Department of Justice

Corporate, Strategy & Policy


Applications must be submitted by Wednesday 08 July, 2020 11:55 PM

Position details

Applications close: Wednesday 8 July, 2020 11:55 PM AEST

Award/Classification: Tasmanian State Service Award – General Stream Band 6

Salary: $93,939.00 to $106,375.00 per annum

Employment Type: Permanent, full-time

Region: South

Location: Hobart

We encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people.

The Department of Justice supports reasonable adjustment requests in any stage of the assessment process to remove barriers and facilitate full participation in all aspects of employment for applicants with disability. If you have individual requirements that need to be accommodated in order to participate in an interview or recruitment activity, please inform the contact person listed for this vacancy.

We are a diverse and inclusive workplace and understand the importance of flexible working arrangements. Talk to us about how this could work for you.

Hours per fortnight

73.50 hours per fortnight – flexible options available.


Manage the Accounts team within the Finance Branch to ensure the timely and accurate processing of all accounts payable and receivable transactions, contributing to reliable financial management reporting.

Manage the integrity of data in the general ledger and subsidiary ledgers in the financial management information system, including regular reconciliations and undertaking quality assurance.

Ensure financial and transactional processes and policies comply with relevant legislation, policies and procedures, including development of recommendations to the Director and implementation of new policies and procedures to ensure sound financial control.

Manage taxation, compliance and advice, in regard to the Goods and Services Tax, including advice, analysis and solutions to complex GST matters.

Manage the Department’s banking activities, including the relationship with the service provider, processing of payments and receipts and reconciliation of bank accounts.

Manage the integration of financial and transactional processing practices of Divisions, including coordination of changes arising from Departmental restructuring and provision of authoritative advice to Divisions.

Coordinate processes within relevant financial management information systems to ensure effective day-to-day support for accounts payable and receivable processes.

Establish and develop relationships with stakeholders, ensuring that a high level of customer service is achieved, and the provision of high-level accounting and financial advice and assistance to Department managers and staff.

Provide financial and system training for staff within the Finance Branch and officers performing outsourced financial activities.

Lead and manage change in respect of the development, review and improvement of transaction processing systems and the development and implementation of new financial policies, practices and procedures.

Undertake corporate or other projects with financial management implications and other duties as assigned by the Director Finance.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

How to apply

To apply, please provide a Short Form Application which is a 1-2 page covering letter outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties, and a copy of your current Resumé/CV.

Please note that we do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria.

Refer to the ‘Information for Applicants (DOJ)’ document for further information. Please note, attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

If you are unable to submit your application online, please contact the Department of Justice Recruitment Team on (03) 6165 4946.

For more information

Gavin Wailes

Director Finance

[email protected]

(03) 6165 4891

About Company

Company: Tasmanian Government

Company Location:  Hobart TAS

Job Category:

About Tasmanian Government