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Financial Audit - Multiple positions

Date: 29-Mar-2023

Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3000

Company: Victorian Auditor General's Office

Who we are


VAGO is part of Victoria's integrity system, independent to Parliament and helps hold the Victorian Government accountable by conducting financial and performance audits and assurance reviews of public sector agencies. 

VAGO conducts over 560 financial audits annually across a diverse range of portfolios including infrastructure, transport, health, education local government and financial corporations. Such a broad range of portfolios exposes you to a variety of interesting agencies whilst working alongside a highly dedicated, motivated and innovative workforce, ultimately making a difference to the Victorian community.

VAGO is dedicated in putting people first and provides a highly flexible and supportive working environment through its Better Normal Principles. We have staff working across Australia at home, in collaborative hubs, or in the Office. We strive to build and maintain an inclusive workplace that brings out the best in our people.

About the opportunity


Our Financial Audit division is a diverse group of approximately 70 highly motivated audit professionals. You will be part of a supportive team committed to professional excellence that will help you build skills to advance your career.

Auditors and Managers in Financial Audit are collaborative employees with the ability to balance rigour and innovation in their approach to work. They directly contribute to the delivery of financial audits and business improvement projects. They are motivated by the challenge of promoting continuous improvement in the Victorian public sector. 

The vacancies are ongoing and available across all VPS levels.

  • Auditor salary range ($83,333 to 89,661)
  • Senior Auditor salary range ($91,418 to $103,725)
  • Assistant Manager salary range ($105,479 to $116,550)
  • Manager salary range ($116,552 to $127,621)
  • Senior Manager salary range ($129,379 to $151,259)

About you


  • Effectively communicates, providing clear and accurate explanations and conveying technical concepts in an easily understandable manner to a range of stakeholders
  • Uses initiative and sound judgement when undertaking projects and responding to and/or escalating issues
  • Processes technical concepts comfortably, using analytical skills and professional scepticism to reason through problems
  • Promotes a culture of inquiry by sharing learning and knowledge
  • Uses an adaptive and professional approach when establishing and maintaining relationships
  • Proactively reports emerging issues, risks and opportunities
  • A sound working knowledge of Australian Accounting and Auditing Standards, legislative and regulatory requirements
  • Tertiary qualifications in Finance, Accounting, Science, Technology, Economics or Mathematics
  • Holds full professional membership with CPA Australia, CAANZ or the IPA
  • Experience undertaking audits or complex investigations, inquiries or reviews

Benefits of working with us


Working at VAGO you will feel empowered and have the opportunity to participate in flexible arrangements as part of VAGO's Better Normal Principals.

At VAGO we offer:

  • our default preference is to work from home
  • when not working from home, this role is based at 35 Collins Street, Melbourne
  • any extra time spent during peak times in an audit is returned to you as an additional form of leave.
  • tailored learning and development opportunities, including technical skills training and study support as well as competitive remuneration, an annual mobility allowance, leave loading and much more
  • Our organisation is filled with people who love what they do, enact change and uphold our values. We are a workforce of highly motivated, empathetic and collaborative people, who encourage innovation and knowledge sharing.

How to apply


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Please note applications close on Friday 31 March 2023 at 11:59pm.