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Position Details
Reference Number 407380
Position Title Senior Finance Officer - External Reporting (Health Manager Level 3) F/T
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity Sydney Local Health District
Geographical Location Camperdown
Advertised Award/Classification Health Manager Level 3
Salary $108,255.00 - $123,411.00
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

Reporting to the Manager of Financial Systems and Audit, the Senior Finance Officer - External Reporting, directly contributes to Sydney Local Health District (SLHD) meeting its financial management reporting requirements.


The position plays an important role in the financial management of the LHD through the effective management of all aspects of External Reporting, including the LHD’s performance against its Performance Agreement with the Ministry of Health.


The incumbent will regularly review systems and processes to ensure reports are accurate and reliable and aligned to external reporting requirements



The SLHD vision is “To Achieve Excellence in Healthcare for All”.  This embeds concepts of patient and family centred care, equity, health improvement, timeliness and efficiency, recognising that evidence-based service delivery requires highly skilled and valued staff supported by research, education and state-of-the-art technologies.

The SLHD goals focus on patients, staff, community and the need for excellence in services, education, research and organisational support. Central to the District’s workplace culture are the “CORE Values” articulated by the NSW Ministry of Health in our Code of Conduct. As an employee of SLHD you will be expected to uphold and promote these important CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment which inform every aspect of the District’s activities. These CORE values build upon the public sector values of integrity, trust, service and accountability.

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SLHD is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions.  If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.



Senior Finance Officer - External Reporting HM3

Positive thinking, energetic and strong committment with adequate technical skills and knowledge in external reporting is required for this challenging role.



Selection Criteria 1. A tertiary qualification in Accounting, Business or Commerce and/or meet the requirements to be a member of a recognised Australian professional accounting body.

2. Strong accounting experience in a large health organisation preferably in the fields of financial external reporting.

3. Demonstrated ability to develop good working relationships with a team and both internal and external customers.

4. Advanced knowledge and practical skills of Oracle systems, hospital billing systems and MS Office software (particularly Excel and Word).

5. Demonstrated experience with processes or systems redesign related to accounting and the ability to lead change programs.

6. Experience with leading high level negotiations.

7. Demonstrated high level written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills including report writing and financial analysis.

8. Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
Contact Person Mei Ling Lam
Contact Number 0295159155
Closing Date 01/09/2017
Supporting Documents
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Application Guide click here to view