Kristelle Gadd

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Accounting and Finance

POSTED 12th Nov, 2020   REF NO. BBBH12405

APS6 Finance Business Partner

The Organisation

Our client is a Federal Government Agency located in Canberra. They are a large Department with a relaxed but professional environment. They are currently performing a critical function in the Covid-19 response. They are conveniently located in the city near the shops and restaurants.

The Opportunity

This role is initially being offered as a 12-month non-ongoing contract or a Section 26 transfer for existing APS staff. You will have the opportunity to work in a large federal government department that is helping lead Australia’s economic recovery due to the impact of Covid-19. You will be relied upon to provide support and strategic advice, and management of divisional budgets, including forecasting and month-end reporting. The group that you will be partnering to has recieved a huge growth in their budget by hundreds of millions.

The Role

  • Build good working partnerships with business areas by providing trusted advice.
  • Month end accounting processes, including preparing journals and reconciliations.
  • Drafting monthly reports to key stakeholders that will influence decision making.
  • Assist with the coordination of divisional input to external reporting requirements.
  • Provide advice to key senior stakeholders based on research/analysis of financial results.

Your Background and Experience

You will be a high performing CA/CPA qualified Management Accountant with strong problem-solving skills and the ability to navigate the ‘grey’ areas. You will be working closely with the Assistant Director to ensure that your business areas are provided with meaningful insight and analysis to facilitate informed decision making. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are vital as being able to work within the team will be critical to your success in this role.

Whilst those who have experieince with government accounting frameworks will be highly regarded, those who have strong commercial experience in a similiar role will also be considered. Big4 accounting backgrounds will be highly regarded.

Applicants MUST be an Australian Citizen to be considered for this opportunity as you will be required to obtain an AGSVA Baseline security clearance.


  • $85K – $95K + Super
  • 12-month non-ongoing contract or Section 26 transfer

How to Apply

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link.

Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Kristelle Gadd on 02 6108 4878 quoting ref no. 12405.

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