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Alan Larby

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Canberra
Accounting and Finance
Hourly Rate Contract
Analysis
Budgets

POSTED 30th May, 2019   REF NO. BBBH9145

APS6 Management Accountant - Internal Budgets

The Organisation:

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

The Opportunity:

If you desire an opportunity for greater exposure in a small, friendly and relaxed team, this could be for you. Following the promotion of the incumbent, this is initially a six-month hourly rate contract with a good opportunity for a permanent role for a strong performer as this is a vacant role. For those already in the APS, this is a transfer opportunity. Day to day you will have significant exposure to internal budgeting. If you are seeking to develop a career in Government Management Accounting, this is a good role for your learning and development.

The Role:

Key responsibilities in this role include:

  • Review capital costings work, including sense checking the numbers, understanding assumptions, and performing due diligence activity
  • Develop and maintain supporting worksheets for internal budgets and costings
  • Assist to coordinate budget processes and budget documentation
  • Work with the finance business partners to prepare relevant reports and documents
  • Engage with relevant stakeholders to understand their business areas and key programmes so that you can assist with accurate costings and forecasts underpinned by supported assumptions

The Person:

This is a numbers-focused role that requires strong analysing skills. You are a person who can learn fast and contribute quickly. Qualified accountants with Big4 advisory backgrounds encouraged to apply.

The successful applicant will demonstrate:

  • Relevant accounting qualifications including CA/CPA or good progress towards
  • Previous experience in management accounting
  • Sound awareness of the PGPA Act and its compliance requirements
  • High attention to detail in your numbers and for documenting assumptions
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills with the ability to analyse and interrogate data
  • Well-honed writing skills
  • A high level of organisation with the ability to manage tight deadlines and competing priorities
  • Highly developed interpersonal engagement skills

You must be an Australian Citizen with ability to obtain a Baseline AGSVA security clearance.

The Salary/Rate:

$50 – $63 per hour + super (Immediate start)

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Alan Larby on 02 6108 4878, quoting Ref No. 9145


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