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Chief Finance Officer – NMA

Closing date:   April 22, 2021
Institution:   National Museum of Australia
Salary:   $119,997 to $133,307
Employment status:   Full-time ongoing
Location :   Acton, ACT
Contact name:   Ruth Wilson, Assistant Director, Corporate Operations and Services, 02 6208 5129
Contact email:   ruth.wilson@nma.gov.au

The Museum has an exciting opportunity for a highly-skilled professional to lead and manage a small multidisciplinary team to deliver the full range of Finance functions. The role ensures the Museum delivers on its strategic financial priorities while operating sustainably. The Finance area acts as a partner to business areas providing quality advice and services.

In addition to the Museum’s requirements, elements of the Finance function are offered to a small group of clients as part of the Museum’s Cultural Corporate Shared Services Centre (CCSSC). The CFO plays a central role in the development of shared services arrangements.

The key duties of the position include:

The role requires extensive experience, strategic leadership, vision, and planning. The CFO will possess an excellent technical understanding of the Finance function in Government settings and be able to adapt requirements to the Museum’s operational environment. The role has full scope over the budgeting, financial management, treasury, budgeting, cost analysis, external audit, and reporting functions.


To be eligible to apply for this vacancy, applicants must:

  • be an Australian citizen
  • undergo a number of pre-employment checks, including a police records check
  • obtain and maintain a valid Security Clearance at Negative Vetting Level 1.

For more information or to apply visit: APSJobs.

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