SPECIALIST CONSULTANT

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Emma Wentworth

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Canberra
Accounting and Finance
Hourly Rate Contract
Budgets
Taxation

POSTED 9th May, 2022   REF NO. BBBH16255

APS5 Management Accountant

Our client provides services to support the functioning of the Australian Government. Centrally based, they have a small, relaxed and friendly team, with great working conditions.

The Opportunity

This position is available due to an internal promotion, as a 12-month non-ongoing contract. You will be joining an organisation who supports the Australian government within the management accountant team. As part of a small team, high performers will be quickly identified (they have a strong internal promotions culture) and there may be an opportunity to secure permanent appointment. While those with government agency experience will be highly regarded, those outside the public service will also be considered. This is a great chance to get on board with a team that values its people.

The Role

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assisting preparing quality management reports for projects including actual and budgeted operating and capital expenditure by financial years
  • Assisting in costing projects and new policy proposals, including negotiate costing agreements with the Department of Finance
  • Liaising with project managers to develop realistic phasing of expenditures
  • Monitoring the financial performance of projects through sound analysis of actual financial information against the phasing and consultation with relevant business owners
  • Assisting the processing of end of month journals, reviewing financial information to ensure correct treatment of cost and timely capitalisation of resulting assets

The Ideal Person

You will be a career focused accounting professional with strong progress towards your CPA/CA and will have 3-5 years’ experience in the accounting field (management or financial accounting). The key to your success will be your ability to get out to the different business areas and effectively communicate to non-financial stakeholders. Experience with Government accounting frameworks will be well regarded however high performers outside the APS will be considered.

Applicants must be Australian Citizens to be considered for the opportunity as you will be required to obtain a baseline clearance

Salary / Rate

  • $77,000 – $83,000 + Super + Free Parking
  • 12 month non-ongoing contract
  • Unique FBT – ask me to find out more

How to Apply

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link.

Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Emma Wentworth on 02 6108 4878 quoting ref no. 16264.

HorizonOne is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce and we encourage applications from people of all cultures, capabilities and backgrounds.


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