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Australian National Audit Office
Position Level: 
APS Level 5
$77,646 - $84,610
Forrest ACT
Job type: 
Closing date: 
23 February 2020
To event remaining 3 days

The ANAO is seeking Performance Analysts in the Performance Audit Services Group (PASG) to support the delivery of performance audit products. As a Performance Analyst, under the broad supervision and guidance of an Audit Manager, you would be part of a small audit team undertaking a performance audit on one or a number of Commonwealth entities. You will be responsible for one of the more complex or substantial performance audit issues, projects or tasks; assist in encouraging and promoting effective teamwork; and provide professional or technical support.

Key duties

The work is characterised by a degree of independent action and initiative under broad guidance; tasks of medium to high level complexity; decision making within legislative frameworks and consistent with internal operating policies and procedures; liaison and co-ordination with client agency staff and other stakeholders; and representation on behalf of the ANAO.

You will develop an understanding of a portfolio of agencies across Australia, their risks, objectives and performance indicators and will contribute to the annual forward work plan and will also assist in promoting strong teamwork.


There are no mandatory qualifications. Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline and/or experience in evaluation and/or strong communications skills, including report writing, are highly desirable.

There is an opportunity for the successful candidate to utilise flexible working arrangements, including part-time working arrangements.

To apply, you will need to submit an up to date resume and a statement of claims of no more than 1000 words outlining your relevant skills, knowledge and experience through our eRecruit system.

The recruitment process will include a short group task and a short written assessment. Interviews of suitable candidates will be undertaken before positions are offered.

An order of merit will be established as there may be several vacancies available.

To be considered for employment with the ANAO you must be an Australian Citizen and have the ability to obtain and maintain an Australian Government security clearance to perform all duties of the role.


The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975. This vacancy is only available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

Getting to know the Australian National Audit Office

The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) is a specialist public sector entity that provides a full range of audit services to the Australian Parliament, the Australian Government and public sector entities. The 'Auditor-General Act 1997' provides the legislative framework for the role of the Auditor-General and the ANAO.

The purpose of the ANAO is to drive accountability and transparency in the Australian Government sector through quality evidence based audit services and independent reporting to Parliament, the Executive and the public, with the result of improving public sector performance.

The Executive is accountable to Parliament for its use of public resources and the administration of legislation passed by the Parliament. The Auditor-General scrutinises and provides independent assurance as to whether the Executive is operating and accounting for its performance in accordance with Parliament’s purpose.

For more information: 
Kylie Adams
(02) 6203 7458
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