Financial Accountant

Albany, Western Australia, Australia
USD 48.07 - 62.50 per hour
04 Nov 2020
03 Dec 2020
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Albany based employer of choice

Relocation considered

The Company

Robert Half are excited to partner with the Southern Ports Authority exclusively supporting them with their search for a Financial Accountant to join this thriving business during this exciting period.

Southern Ports was formed in 2014, following the amalgamation of the Ports of Albany, Bunbury and Esperance under the one umbrella.

All three of the regional ports play an important role in connecting Western Australia with trade products from around the world.

Through a strong vision the Southern Ports Authority are focused on creating value for the communities in which they operate and the customers who use the facilities.

In support of this vision, they are looking for an experienced Financial Accountant to support the continued development of the finance function.

The Role

Reporting to the Financial Controller, in this action-packed role, you will be responsible for month-end accounting, asset additions and disposals, checking of debtors and creditors invoices.

Do you enjoy a working environment where no two days are the same? In this role you will be required to provide support in relation to tax compliance, investments and budget entry and reporting.

Your business insights will be challenged as you also undertaking port-specific management accounting tasks

Duties include:
  • Complete month end journals.
  • Complete month end account reconciliations and prepare Monthly Reconciliations Workbook.
  • Conduct month end sense checks for accounts using BI tool Calumo.
  • Validate Shipping, Trial Balance and Capex spend
  • Check YTD Project Forecast aligns to Actuals and make forecast adjustments for Albany.
  • Run BAS reports and complete Consolidated BAS.
  • Complete Tax Compliance Reporting
  • Complete Asset Additions and Disposals for Albany
  • Reconcile Assets at month end per above
  • Undertake Fuel Tax credit claims and fuel reconciliations.
  • Enter Albany Opex and Capex forecasts.
  • Check all Albany Shipping and Other debtor invoicing, sign-off and update/approve on Synergy for release
  • Check creditor payments on ERP system for Albany and update for payment

Your Skills & Experience
  • Degree in Commerce, Finance or Accounting
  • Membership of CPA or ICAA or CA
  • Minimum of two (2) years' experience in an Accountant (or similar) role
  • Demonstrated knowledge of budgeting and forecasting principles & processes
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the preparation of financial statements
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting principles and standards
  • Demonstrated Excel modelling skills (Intermediate)
  • Strong analysis and reconciliation skills

About You

You have extraordinary skills with numbers, a real passion for pinpoint accuracy and an unparalleled knack for catching out meaningful details and minutiae. You have the people skills to work as part of a team and the self-motivation to work independently. You understand the importance of deadlines, and your excellent communication skills let you explain financial concepts to colleagues that may not have an accounting background. Your creative outlook allows you to take on problems with an innovative approach.

What's on offer?

  • An exceptional chance to advance your career with a growth-oriented company.
  • A fast-paced and ever-changing work environment.
  • A challenging and dynamic workplace.
  • A supporting employer offering extensive training and a defined career path.
  • A super-modern workplace with a company that supports work-life balance.

To be considered for this opportunity, pleased submit your application directly by clicking 'apply' and following the prompts to attach your CV. Your application will be assessed within 3 working days. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Robert Half Ltd is committed to equal opportunity and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of categories protected under local law.

All applications should be made directly to Robert Half, application made directly to the port will not be considered

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