Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney C B D
Salary: Salary on application
Start Date: 2018-09-20
Reference: JO-1809-10792
Contact Name: Carolyn Ezzy
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 20, 2018 15:38

Job Description

A leading State Government Agency is seeking an experienced Financial Accountant who is immediately available for an initial  3 month contract..

The primary purpose of this position is to collect analyse and investigate financial data and produce high quality financial reports to support sound financial decisions.

Skills and Responsibilities include:
  • Analyse and prepare financial statements to ensure that they are produced within statutory timeframes 
  • Review and check the governance of financial services activities 
  • Guide and undertake the monthly, half-yearly and annual close-off, ensuring accruals and period-end journals have been processed correctly within agreed timeframes
  • Ensure the appropriate financial reconciliations are undertaken to include review of the General Ledger Balance Sheet, bank reconciliation and maintenance of fixed asset registers
  • Provide a key point of contact with internal and external auditors in relation to internal controls, financial compliance issues, the risk environment, accounting policies, financial work practices and transactions including implementation of any internal or external audit recommendations.
  • Respond to financial inquiries by gathering, analysing, summarizing, and interpreting data to ensure that the matters raised are handled.
  • Participate in the management of vendor and customer maintenance needs 
Qualifications Required
CA/CPA qualified with at least 2 years (post-qual) experience

Experience Required
  • Financial Services or Insurance indiustry experience will be highly regarded 
  • Experience in a financial reporting environment
  • Experience using large enterprise accounting systems 
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written 
  • Advanced excel skills (pivot tables & lookups)
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, changing environment
For more information please contact Carolyn on 02 8023 5633 or forward your resume to 


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