The Department of Treasury and Finance is a key central agency that provides advice to the Northern Territory Government in areas including financial management, economic, taxation and regulatory issues, government borrowing and investment, and public sector superannuation.

We have a well-established reputation for providing high-quality, expert and specialist policy advice and services to the Treasurer, the government, other agencies and the Territory community.

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We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment that encourages professional development and provides work-life balance.

An opportunity currently exists for a Principal Analyst (AO7) in our Economic Group's (EG) Commercial and Economic Policy unit.

The Economic Group is a division of DTF. Its role is to advise the Treasurer and the Government on economic and commercial issues affecting the Territory. It comprises four business units: Commercial and Economic Policy, Economic Analysis, Utilities Reform and Intergovernmental Relations.

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The reasons

As a central agency, the Northern Territory Department of Treasury and Finance, offers opportunities in analysis and shaping policy, high level strategic projects and financial management across government.

Treasury strives for a culture of continuous learning where employees are provided with professional development opportunities to expand their range and scope of skills, across the agency. Key personality traits held in high regard in the work environment are adaptability, integrity, and the abilities to take initiative and collaborate with others.

Treasury's expert advice provided to the Territory Government and agencies is a direct function of the quality of its people, and we are seeking intelligent, highly motivated people with strong communication and team building skills to join our organisation. Treasury is a learning organisation providing a working environment in which employees are challenged to grow and develop both professionally and personally, encouraging further study and offering development opportunities that can fast track careers.

The rewards

The Northern Territory Government offers competitive remuneration packages, for example:

  • AO4 annual salary ranges from $61,187 to $78,296
  • AO5 annual salary ranges from $92,841 to $97,633
  • AO6 annual salary ranges from $101,889 to $113,704
  • AO7 annual salary ranges from $120,171 to $129,155
  • SAO1 annual salary ranges from $135,371 to $151,035.

You will also enjoy our generous employment conditions including:

  • employer contributions (in addition to annual salary) to your superannuation fund at 9.5% of annual salary
  • six weeks of recreation leave per annum
  • three weeks of personal (sick) leave per annum
  • long service leave conditions and leave loading
  • access to flexible working and work-life balance initiatives
  • relocation allowance (on negotiation).

Treasury focuses on continued development of our staff and offers:

  • mobility program to gain experience in various work areas
  • study assistance
  • professional development opportunities
  • professional membership reimbursement
  • leadership training.

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Department of Treasury and Finance
Human Resources
Phone: (08) 8999 6606
International: +61 8 8999 6606

Mailing address:
Department of Treasury and Finance
GPO Box 1974