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Finance Officer – National Museum of Australia

Closing date:   October 7, 2022
Institution:   National Museum of Australia
Salary:   $74,029 to $78,500
Employment status:   Full-time
Location :   Acton ACT
Contact name:   Rohan Haslam, 02 6208 5053
Contact email:   rohan.haslam@nma.gov.au

The Museum has an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to join the Finance team as a Finance Officer, assisting with the delivery of the Museum’s financial operations.

The Finance team has responsibility for delivery and oversight of end-to-end financial management at the Museum. The incumbent will work closely with the Finance team and business units across the Museum, to support and improve financial operations, practices and service delivery.

The key duties of the position include:

The successful candidate will have experience in financial operations administration and processing, and a proven track record of delivering business services professionally and efficiently. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • performing and supervising day-to-day financial operations including accounts payable and receivable and other administrative functions (e.g. travel, credit cards)
  • processing and reconciling daily transactional data, including bank reconciliation, external sales and related system processing and uploads, and non-complex month end tasks, including reconciliations, reallocation journals and other data integrity and review procedures
  • responding to financial and other requests from across the Museum, elating to areas including finance policies and procedures, accounts management and transaction processing
  • implementing finance policies and procedures, including suggesting opportunities for process improvement and simplification
  • building team culture, capacity and capability, while demonstrating an awareness and personal commitment to the APS Values and Code of Conduct
  • experience with TechnologyOne or other similar financial management information systems is highly regarded


To be eligible to apply for this vacancy, applicants must:
•    be an Australian citizen
•    undergo pre-employment checks, including a police records check
•    be able to obtain and maintain a valid security clearance at Baseline level

Ready to apply?

Visit https://www.nma.gov.au/about/employment and apply online.


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