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We are currently seeking a highly experienced and knowledgeable Senior Executive to join our clients professional services firm. The ideal candidate will have expert Government experience and possess a deep understanding of financial accountability and management within the public sector. This is a key leadership role that requires exceptional skills and expertise in advising on government financial frameworks and regulations.


  • Provide expert advice on the Financial Accountability Act (2009) or similar legislation
  • Deliver guidance on the Financial and Performance Management Standard (2019) or similar
  • Advise on Queensland Government Agencies guidelines, including NCAP, Financial Reporting Requirements, and Department financial's, or similar frameworks from other states
  • Demonstrate a strong knowledge of Australian Accounting Standards and the relevant framework for public sector entities
  • Collaborate with Queensland Government Agencies to support financial management activities such as budgeting, accounting, treasury, and financial governance
  • Support financial, project, and public sector reporting within Queensland Government Agencies
  • Work closely with the Queensland Audit Office or similar bodies to ensure compliance and best practices
  • Provide advice on entity establishment options and activities, including funding and capital structures for Queensland Government Agencies

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience working with or within other Government Agencies (Federal, Local, or Non-Queensland State) in financial, project, and public sector reporting
  • Familiarity with other Audit Offices (Federal or Non-Queensland State) and their practices
  • Knowledge and experience in advising on Large Infrastructure Projects for Government Agencies
  • Understanding of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGP Act) in the Federal Government context
  • Familiarity with financial sustainability reporting, including incoming sustainability standards such as S1 and S2, as well as carbon accounting


  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in a similar role
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field (advanced degree preferred)
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Proven track record of delivering high-quality financial advice and support in a government context

If you are a seasoned professional with extensive government financial advisory experience and possess the skills outlined above, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Please submit your resume or call Hamish Winterbourn 07 3032 2282 to discuss further.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply.
To apply please click apply or call Hamish Winterbourn on +61 7 30322282 for a confidential discussion.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: Business Services / Corporate Advisory

Industry: Accountancy

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Director

Language: English - Professional Working

Location: Brisbane CBD

Job Reference: 1974610/001

Date posted: 28 May 2024

Consultant: Hamish Winterbourn

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