Financial Controller - Grampians Health (Vic)

Financial Controller - Grampians Health (Vic)

Sharp & Carter | melbourne, VIC, AU

Posted 16 days ago

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The Organisation
Grampians Health is the main public referral health service to the Grampians region of Victoria, with a catchment population of over 250,000 people. A teaching, training and research provider, we deliver care across all health settings, including: in home, community programs, aged care and all hospital admissions.
Grampians Health Ballarat is committed to providing excellence in care for its patients, staff and communities – with a vision to deliver world-class health care, an engaged workforce, effective leadership, and a strong connection to the community and region.
The Role
Reporting into the Chief Corporate Services Officer your role will include:
  • Responsibility for ensuring operations and financial information comply with Australian Accounting Standards, Victorian Government Financial Reporting Directions (FRD) and with Department of Health (DH) guidelines to achieve reporting timelines and requirements;
  • Responsibility for coordination, completion and lodgement for other regulatory reporting submissions to including the Australian Government, Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australian Taxation Office;
  • Responsibility for design, implementation and review of financial governance arrangements including internal controls, process and procedures to ensure compliance with Standing Directions of the Minister for Finance 2018, Under the Financial Management Act 1994;
  • Responsibility for completion of successfully audited year-end financial statements including the compilation of audit information;
  • Relationship Management of external auditors (Victorian Auditor General’s Office) and internal financial auditors;
  • Responsibility for management of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Debt Collection and Residential Services staff and associated duties;
  • Responsibility for Treasury and Cash Management duties to ensure sufficient cash flow for BHS operations and ensure investments comply with relevant policies;
  • Responsibility for assistance in completion of month end reporting processes including posting of month end journals, production of capital expenditure and treasury related reports;
  • Responsibility for risk management and control of BHS balance sheet including production and compilation of balance sheet reconciliations;
  • Responsibility for operation and control of Finance System;
  • Assist Chief Corporate Services Officer with strategic financial issues including cash flow analysis and planning, financial modelling, capital project budgeting and reporting and other ad hoc issues;
  • Compliance with all GH Policies and Procedures;
  • Adherence to infection control policies and procedures as identified in the Ballarat Health Services Infection Control Manuals;
  • Participation in the GH integrated risk management and quality improvement systems by being aware of responsibilities to identify, minimise and manage risks and identifying opportunities for continuous improvement in your workplace through communication and consultation with managers and colleagues;
  • Ad-hoc duties as requested
  • The Successful Applicant CA/CPA qualified, you are an experienced finance professional with previous experience within healthcare or related government industries. You have demonstrated understanding and experience in compliance to legislative and governance frameworks. You enjoy leading high performing teams, getting the best out of your staff through motivating them and providing ongoing development.