Senior Budget Analyst


The Senior Budget Analyst role within the Budget Management and Reporting branch is a key role in providing specialist advice and information on a broad range of budgetary management activities. This includes

undertaking research activities and prepare submissions, reports and briefing materials for senior management on a range of strategic financial management and budgeting issues. With a degree in accounting, finance or commerce (desirable), the role requires high level conceptual and analytical skills, a focus on detail and ability to build effective relationships along with strong written skills.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications 

  • Degree in accounting, finance or commerce or equivalent is desired
  • Expertise in best practice budgeting within government and knowledge of the Financial Management Act is preferred
  • The successful candidate will possess outstanding analytical, technical and/or policy evaluation skills, while also demonstrating a proven ability to prepare complex briefs and reports using clear, concise and grammatically correct language.
  • develop close strategic relationships with stakeholders.
  • The successful candidate will have a strong background and experience in the provision of advice to senior management or other stakeholders in the following areas:
  • The analysis of budget and financial management issues, including monitoring and assessment of consolidated financial performance, evaluation and development of costings, position, outlook and risks in complex organisations; and/or
  • The management of complex relationships with business partners or stakeholders to achieve common solutions.

This is an ongoing position.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the Key Selection Criteria detailed in the position description, including the Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications and Knowledge and Skills sections. 

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Wednesday 20 May 2020.

Other relevant information:

You must be a current Victorian Public Service (VPS) employee, employed on an ongoing, fixed term or casual basis to be eligible to apply for this role.

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

For further information including the position description, key selection criteria and to apply visit www.careers.vic.gov.au .