Alan Larby

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Accounting and Finance
Hourly Rate Contract

POSTED 7th Mar, 2019   REF NO. BBBH8723

Senior Accountant (EL1 / Management level)

The Organisation:

Our client is a Commonwealth entity within a prestigious and well known Government Department. They work on interesting, forward looking topics and projects which you can see the impact of across Australia.

The Opportunity:

This is initially a 6 month contract working with the organisation’s Corporate Finance team. There is good potential for a permanent appointment for a high performer. As an all rounder Accounting role, there will be good experience and exposure to be gained, and being a smaller organisation, you will also have more scope to initiate change and improve the status quo.

The Role:

Key responsibilities include:

  • Efficient and timely delivery of financial services, support and advice to key stakeholders
  • Supervision of a small team of Accountants and Finance Officers
  • Adhoc financial reporting for internal and external stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain effective partnerships with business areas and ensure regular communication
  • Ensure internal and external budgeting requirements are well managed and on time
  • Provide oversight to the Treasury and Taxation function
  • Coordinate internal and external assurance activities
  • Manage general ledger and accounting controls processes
  • Provide ideas for business process improvement initiatives
  • Prepare technical accounting papers

The Person:

You are known for your attention to detail in your work and take pride in achieving results. You are a person who is communicative and enjoys influencing in a team environment. You have strong Excel skills and have prior experience managing a team. You consider yourself an all rounder and you enjoy variety in your day and week.

Relevant degree qualifications with a CA/CPA or strong progress towards this is essential. Existing experience with Government Accounting frameworks will be highly regarded as understanding of CBMS and Treasury processes are pre-requisite knowledge.

A Baseline Security clearance will be required and so current Australian Citizenship is mandatory.

The Salary/Rate:

$70 – $80 per hour + Super

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. 8723

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