David Harrington

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Accounting and Finance

POSTED 29th Nov, 2018   REF NO. BBBH8255

APS6 Financial Accountant

The Organisation:

Large Government entity located in Canberra. Good sized finance team with ample opportunity for career development.

The Opportunity:

This role is offered as a contract or transfer opportunity for experienced Government Accountants in the financial reporting space. Applicants must be Australian Citizens.

The Role:

  • Oversight of asset management processes including stocktake and re-valuation
  • Assist with the preparation of Annual Financial Statements including processing of end of year journals and development of notes for audited financial statements
  • Completion of month end tasks including journals and reconciliations.
  • Prepare monthly reporting to Divisions and the Department of Finance
  • Support the ongoing development and maintenance of an appropriate trust accounting regime in accordance with AASB and Financial Reporting Rules
  • Supervise team members
  • Preparing accounting papers, briefs, minutes, QoNs as required.

The Person:

This role will suit a strong accounting technician with high accuracy and attention to detail. You will be a natural problem solver with ability to research and apply solutions to accounting treatment issues. Experience and skills required for the role include;

  • Demonstrated understanding of Commonwealth Government accounting processes and regulatory requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience with Departmental financial reporting and using SAP
  • Strong accounting technician with relevant tertiary qualifications and CPA/CA.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications (Accounting) or progress towards is highly desirable.
  • Have the intellectual capacity to provide advice on a broad range of accounting issues, resolve complex and sensitive issues and deliver quality outcomes under constrained timeframes.
  • Demonstrated experience being proactive and using problem solving and influencing skills to resolve accounting issues in a timely manner.
  • Applicant MUST be Australian Citizens to be considered for this opportunity.

The Salary/Rate:

Circa $85k – 90k + 15.4% super (salary match for transfers)

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact David Harrington on 02 61084878, quoting Ref No. 8255

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