David Harrington

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Accounting and Finance
Hourly Rate Contract

POSTED 11th Feb, 2019   REF NO. BBBH8480

Senior Financial Accountant

The Organisation:

Our client provides services to support the functioning of the Australian Government. Centrally based, they have a small, relaxed and friendly team, with great working conditions.

The Opportunity:

With the current officer recently promoted, this is initially a 6 month non-ongoing contract working with the organisation’s financial and assets team. As part of a small team, strong performers will be quickly identified, and there may be an opportunity for a permanent appointment. Whilst those with experience in financial statements in a small to medium sized Commonwealth Government Agency will be highly regarded, those outside the Public Service will be considered, particularly those experienced in financial statements with a large business, so this is a great chance to get on board a team that values its people.

The Role:

Key responsibilities include:

  • Planning and preparation of statutory financial statements, final budget outcome and monthly financial reporting
  • Provide ideas for business process improvement initiatives
  • Provide accounting advice to business areas
  • Develop and maintain effective partnership with business area and implement relationship maintenance (and intervention) processes such as escalation and training
  • Review and update Financial Policies (PGPA Act) and provide advice to business areas
  • Provide oversight to the Treasury and Taxation function
  • Coordinate internal and external assurance activities
  • Manage general ledger and accounting controls processes
  • Prepare technical accounting papers

The Person:

You are a person who is enthusiastic and enjoys influencing in a team environment. You are known for your attention to detail in your work and take pride in achieving results. You are motivated by making a difference and love being right in the action.

Relevant degree qualifications with a CA/CPA or strong progress towards is essential. Existing experience with Government accounting frameworks highly regarded.

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

The Salary/Rate:

$85k – $95k + 15.4% Super

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact David Harrington on 02 61084878, quoting Ref No. 8480

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