Assistant Director Financial Policy Job at Defence Housing Australia – in Canberra ACT
Work type: Full Time
Location: Head Office, Canberra
Classification: Executive Level 1
You will prepare a wide range of written material, including policies, standard operating procedures and user instruction covering a broad range of activities and provide expert advice on policy, compliance with legislative frameworks and complex issues. You will engage with both internal and external stakeholders and work collaboratively to identify opportunities to achieve and promote DHA’s business objectives in line with the strategic direction of the organisation. You will assist in the preparation and presentation of financial policy, and strategic finance-related issues to senior management, the Board and external stakeholders.
You will have the following skills to be successful in this role:
Expertise and knowledge in the development of financial policy in accordance with Australian government financial frameworks and the Australian Accounting Standards and industry best practice.
Demonstrated strong policy writing skills, including experience with policy analysis in complex government and/or commercial business.
Experience in influencing policy outcomes, including the ability to identify and assess the effectiveness of policy and address complex issues.
Significant experience in providing strategic advice to senior management.
Highly developed analytical skills and critical thinking skills to explore and develop options for senior management consideration.
Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills including the ability to deal confidently with internal and external stakeholders – challenging when necessary and making complex matters simple.
Strong results focused delivery approach, ability to solve problems and make decisions quickly and achieve outcomes across both operational and financial ecosystems.
Please note this role may be filled on a non-ongoing or ongoing basis based on business requirements.
For further information on the roles please refer to attached job pack.
About the Company
Company: Defence Housing Australia –
Company Location: Canberra ACT