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Reference Number 14021
Position Full Title Finance Business Partner
Employment Type Permanent
Finance and Procurement
Location Council House 1, 200 Little Collins Street
Position Summary

$106,988 + 9.5% Superannuation


City of Melbourne is committed to supporting diversity, inclusion and flexibility. Applicants seeking flexible and part-time arrangements are encouraged to apply.

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How this position will Make the Difference to City of Melbourne…

In this role as Business Partner, you will ensure delivery of accurate and timely financial information, budget preparation, monitoring and reporting; and will contribute to business planning. You will work closely with the Manager Business Partnering playing a key role as the conduit between the Finance and Procurement branch and the wider operations of the organisation.  


You will be required to deliver a range of high quality financial analysis, advice, management accounting and services that support strategic decision making and best practice financial management.   


We are looking for a superstar in stakeholder management! You will be a financial savvy thinker who always strives for more efficient ways of working to help your business.


You can bring… (Selection criteria)

  • Ability to demonstrate and display City of Melbourne Values – accountability, integrity, courage, respect for self and others, and striving for excellence
  • CPA/CA qualified accountant (or nearing completion) with minimum 3 years of experience
  • Demonstrate sound knowledge of accounting principles, including budgeting, forecasting, financial analysis, month-end and year-end duties
  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Proven skills and experience in developing and maintaining effective partnerships and relationships with key stakeholders
  • Aptitude for balancing competing priorities in a busy and fast-paced environment
  • Commitment and proven ability to develop and implement quality service improvement processes, with a particular focus on developing excellent customer service

To view the physical requirements of this position, please see below under Position Information.  


How to apply…

As part of the online application form you are required to:

  • attach your resume
  • attach a separate cover letter, responding to the selection criteria (no more than two pages), as listed above under ‘You can bring…’

Please address your covering letter to Tristian Chan, Senior Business Partner.


The position description for this role will not be provided at this stage of application.


The Advertised Close Date and other important information can be found on

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Closing Date 28/01/2019
Position Information
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm (AEDT) on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.