First listed on: 19 September 2019

Lead Researcher, Public Accounts and Audit

Public Accounts & Estimates Committee

About the Role

Reporting to the Executive Officer, you will manage the Public Accounts and Audit team and assist overseeing the Committee's functions.  

You will lead the Committee's inquiry into Gender Responsive Budgeting which will consider how gender equality can be promoted through the budget process.

You will support the Committee in its oversight of both the Victorian Auditor-General's Office and Parliamentary Budget Office, and lead inquiries that follow up on Auditor-General performance audits. Such audits cover every aspect of how public money is spent on services and infrastructure.

In this role, you will work closely with the Lead Analyst, Budget Estimates and Outcomes to support inquiries into the budget estimates, and financial and performance outcomes of the Victorian public sector.

This is an ideal opportunity for an individual with a proven ability to draw on up-to-date technical expertise and research to offer proactive, practical and contemporary advice.

About You

You will have experience in managing and leading a team which produces and publishes research for a non-technical audience.

Your communication and interpersonal skills will be a strength, particularly your success in establishing and maintaining stakeholder relationships and to strategically inform and influence the work of the committee.

You possess superior analytical skills and a problem solving capacity that extends beyond a compliance based approach.

You will be tertiary qualified in public policy, humanities, law, accounting, commerce/business or a related field, and have an understanding of Australian and Victorian auditing and ethical standards, legislative and regulatory requirements.

About Us

The Parliament of Victoria through its elected representatives is accountable to the Victorian Community for the provision and conduct of representative government in the interests of all Victorians.

The objectives of the Departments of the Parliament is to deliver apolitical, professional and innovative services to support our elected representatives and the Parliament as an institution.

Through our commitment to diversity and equality, we are actively engaged in promoting and maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued and supported. We are proud to be a White Ribbon accredited workplace, with a zero tolerance towards violence in the workplace and gender discrimination. 

Our employees are the key to our success, and bring new and innovative responses to issues and challenges we face in our work in the delivery of quality services to support the work of the Parliament.

Why Work With Us?

Whether you're working in the iconic heritage listed Parliament House building or in our adjacent open-plan, modern offices you'll have easy access to public transport, Melbourne's top retailers, cafes and restaurants, along with other lifestyle attractions available on the unique Collins Street and Spring Street precincts.

The Parliament of Victoria is committed to providing employees with flexible working conditions to support our employees in balancing their work and life commitments. You may also be eligible for annual discounts on various personal utilities, including myki pass and private health insurance.

Your professional development is important to us, that's why we have a dedicated learning and development framework, along with leadership development programs and targeted in-house training.

How to apply?

Use the "Apply Now" button to begin the application process. All candidates are asked to submit a cover letter, resume and 1-2 pages outlining your experience in line with the position description's key selection criteria.


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