Job Title: Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney C B D
Salary: $0 - $40.00 per hour
Start Date: 2019-10-31
Reference: JO-1910-13178
Contact Name: Rachel McCarthy
Contact Email: [email protected]
Job Published: October 31, 2019 08:16

Job Description

Our client a leading Federal Government organisation is currently seeking a Senior Accountant to support the Senior Reporting Officer with financial reporting, processing of payments and other financial transactions.

Skills and Responsibilities include:

·  Manage small AP/AR team 
·  Assist in periodic external financial reporting through prompt and accurate reconciliations, calculations to support adjustment journals and preparation of reports (CBMS knowledge highly desired)
·  Processing of periodic payment runs, travel allowance and concur support 
·  Adjustment journals 
· Support to senior reporting officers 
· Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders 
·  Management of Asset Accounting 
·  Analysis and problem solving of financial matters 
·  Any other tasks, projects or duties, consistent with the position that may be requested by senior management


A relevant qualification (or working towards a relevant qualification) in finance/accounting. Member of CPA or CA Australia is desirable 


· Strong understanding of /financial accounting ideally in a government environment 
· Excellent communication skills both verbal and written 
· Highly developed analytical skills, attention to detail and problem solving ability 
· Strong organisational skills and ability to work under pressure 
·  SAP experience desirable 
·  Intermediate to Advanced Excel and Word
·  Strong technical knowledge including the ability to research, interpret and apply legislation and policies and maintain up to date knowledge of financial legislation and procedures 
· "Protected" security clearance preferred 
· Must be an Australian citizen 

Please note only successful candidates will be contacted for first round interview 

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