David Harrington

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Accounting and Finance
Financial Services

POSTED 5th Feb, 2019   REF NO. BBBH8435

APS6 Financial Accountant

The Organisation:

This large, complex Commonwealth Department manages diverse business requirements across the country. This client is well known for excellent working conditions and long term staff retention.

The Opportunity:

This organisation offers a chance to work with a motivated team of professional people in a diverse environment with interesting variety and challenges. They require experienced financial accountants at the APS6 level with financial statements, asset accounting and tax expertise.

The Role:

Key responsibilities include:

  • Investigate data and prepare input for the annual financial statements
  • Carrying out complex accounting calculations and analytical work (e.g. employee provisions, surplus lease space) and assist in completing ad hoc tasks
  • Contribute to responses to ANAO on matters raised relating to financial audit work
  • Undertaking month-end accounting processes for departmental accounts, reviewing reconciliation and quality assurance work to ensure the integrity of financial information
  • Undertaking the monthly external reporting to Finance for departmental accounts and preparing responses to their queries in relation to the financial results
  • Liaising with Finance Business Partners and Finance Managers to identify and resolve financial management issues
  • Monitoring, and proposing updates as required, of the departmental chart of accounts to ensure they are in compliance with various reporting requirements
  • Providing technical accounting advice to internal and external stakeholders
  • Contributing to the development of, and assisting with the implementation of, improved financial management policies, processes, systems infrastructure, and procedures.

The Person:

The ideal person will possess the following:

  • Qualified in accounting with CA / CPA
  • Excellent communication skills
  • You must be an Australian Citizen
  • Current Baseline AGSVA security clearance

The Salary/Rate:

C., $80k – $90k + super. This is a permanent opportunity for a transfer

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878, quoting Ref No. 8435.

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