Australian Government, the Australian Office of Financial Management

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you part of Treasury?

We work closely with Treasury but manage our own financial affairs. AOFM has different pay and conditions to those of Treasury.

Can permanent Australian residents apply for positions at AOFM?

All AOFM employees must be Australian citizens. Only candidates who are already Australian citizens, or are eligible for Australian citizenship will be considered for positions within the AOFM.

How many employees does the AOFM have?

AOFM employs around 40 people. Currently two of our employees work overseas.

What sort of people are you looking for?

People with motivation, looking to challenge themselves and take responsibility for personal achievements whilst helping their team succeed.

What qualifications do I need?

Any required qualifications will be specified in the position description.

Where is the AOFM?

We are located in the Treasury Building on King Edward Terrace (the National Library side).

Map of AOFM

I'm in Perth. Will I be flown to Canberra for my interview?

Initial interviews may be held via phone or video linkage, but face-to-face interviews will normally form part of the selection process (and AOFM will fly you to Canberra for the interview).

I live in Newcastle. Will AOFM pay for my relocation?

Candidates who are successful will have reasonable relocation costs covered.

Are you on a bus route?

Action bus services has a bus stop outside of our building and there are several other stops to take you to all areas of Canberra nearby.

Do you have a GYM?

No but AOFM supports healthy lifestyles through monthly health initiatives and employees recieve an annual payment (which can be used for a gym membership).

Can I buy my lunch nearby?

There is a café that operates from the Treasury Building. The National Library also has a café and there are several other eating spots nearby.

Are there opportunities for promotion?

Yes, AOFM wants to build on the investment in its people but promotions are not automatic.

Ask a question

Do you have any questions that have not been answered here. Send your questions to Recruitment@aofm.gov.au.

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