Director | Finance Assurance | Melbourne


Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


Job Requisition ID: 32161

  • Flexible work arrangements - work in a way that suits you best
  • Mentoring and development programs - receive support and coaching to progress your career
  • 18-weeks paid parental leave for eligible staff

Our Finance Assurance team is growing faster than ever as our clients in the public sector recognise our talent and the impact that we are making – and that’s why we need you!

About the team

In Finance Assurance, we help our clients make their finance functions more efficient and effective. You will be working as part of multi-disciplined teams on a variety of Public Sector projects in areas such as financial and management reporting, systems implementation, budgeting and regulatory compliance and accounting advice as well as gaining fantastic experience working with some iconic projects.

Deloitte is well-positioned to help with the Public Sector’s most pressing challenges by combining core service offerings with public sector industry expertise and experience to bring the right solutions. We offer a full range of services for all levels of Government and the Public Sector with specific expertise in defence, education, health & human services, justice & security, local government, revenue, regulatory & central agencies, state, territory and federal government and transport & infrastructure.

We are a team of specialists with deep Public Sector experience and expertise, assisting the Victorian and Federal Government navigate complex matters such finance function design and transformation, accounting change, performance audits, financial management and reporting, transaction accounting advice and specialised finance operations.

The Public Sector is rapidly transforming and evolving. The pace and scale of this change is unprecedented - driven by fiscal sustainability and new approaches to public service delivery. Government must adapt and invest in updated technology and service delivery improvements to meet ever increasing public expectations. Now, more than ever, this is the space to make an impact. Are you ready?

Join our fast-paced and growing team to work with like-minded individuals who are passionate about offering Deloitte’s latest thinking to the Public Sector in relation to key accounting, reporting and finance matters.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you.

We’re looking for someone with:

  • 10+ years of experience within accounting, finance or audit. Previous experience in public sector will be advantageous (but not essential)
  • Qualifications in an accounting/finance degree and CA qualification or equivalent
  • Excellent technical accounting skills with experience in applying accounting standards to government projects
  • Excellent skills delivering finance or accounting advisory projects or internal improvement activities
  • Well-developed relationship management skills
  • Strong project management skills across all aspects of managing finance or accounting projects
  • Excellent collaborative skills, precision thinking and a dedicated work ethic
  • Strong experience in managing variety of stakeholders effectively, both externally and internally
  • Experience in coaching and guiding other team members in applying tools, guidance and methodology in delivering projects

Why Deloitte?
At Deloitte, we create positively differentiated work experiences that enable our people to feel valued and achieve their full potential. Deloitte Australia opens the door to a career that can cross borders virtually and physically across Asia Pacific to gain experience and access projects beyond Australia’s borders. We value difference, and embrace people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, gender identities, abilities and thinking styles. Knowing that people work best in a variety of ways, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements if the working pattern you are looking for is not specifically indicated.

We’re committed to continually building a safe and respectful workplace, where all our people feel appreciated and accepted. Through the creation of endorsed employee-led diversity networks which promote cultural, disability, LGBTI+, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and gender equality, we’re leading the way to shape an environment where everybody can thrive.

We are proud to have been recognised for our efforts in inspiring change and accelerating progress – check out our careers site for recent recognition in this space.

Next Steps
Sound exactly like the sort of role for you? Apply now!

If you’ve got any questions or wish to have a confidential conversation about this role, contact Narinder Dhanoa from our Talent Acquisition team at, we’d love to hear from you!

By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We've designed these standards to provide our clients and candidates with a consistent & exceptional Deloitte experience globally.

By applying to this job, you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte employee experience globally.

At Deloitte, we know we’re at our best when we look out for one another; prioritise respect, fairness, development and wellbeing; foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their background, experience, identity, ability or thinking style, and if you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process for accessibility reasons this is available upon request.

The preferred candidate will be subject to background screening by Deloitte or by their external third-party provider.

You’ve got this!