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Grants Financial Risk Analyst

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
$102,637 - $124,183

Job Description

Grants Financial Risk Analyst

  • $102,637 - $124,183 (Plus superannuation)
  • Ongoing
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: 1 Spring Street, Melbourne CBD (flexibility may be available)

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established to ensure Victoria's strong economic performance by growing industries and regions. Here at DJPR, we're making sure Victoria's economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

The position of Grants Financial Risk Analyst forms a part of the Financial and Property Services branch within the Corporate Services group.

The Financial and Property Services branch is responsible for managing aspects of the Department's financial accounting and internal control operations, systems and property services in accordance with the Financial Management Act 1994, other relevant legislations and department policies, accounting standards and DTF requirements.

The Branch delivers innovation in financial management practices, processes and systems, and strategic and operational property services to the department's senior management and Ministers in discharging statutory obligations through the provision of expert policy and operational advice.

The key accountabilities of the role are:

  • Undertake the financial assessment of companies applying for financial assistance and/or business proposals; and provide detailed credit risk analysis regarding the financial risk exposure of the applicants.
  • Provide high level of policy and strategic advice on financial and risk management issues.
  • Prepare reports, including briefing papers, with recommendations on complex financial issues in relation to grant applications.
  • Liaise and negotiate with people at senior levels in both the public and private sectors; and represent the Department at meetings as required in connection with grant applications or related matters.
  • Undertake special projects and investigations as required. Conduct financial risk assessments and prepare reports to support financial incentives such as grants, checking document completeness, undertaking credit risk assessments, and assigning financial risk scores
  • Other duties as directed.

For a confidential discussion, please call Joanne Zhou , Manager Financial Assurance & Accounting Advice on

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For further information on the position, please refer to the attached position description.

How to Apply

Please click the ‘Apply Now' button. As part of the application process, you will need to provide a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications close at midnight on 7 November 2021.