EL1 Financial Accountant

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
USD 50.48 - 53.84 per hour
03 Dec 2020
06 Dec 2020
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Your new company
This high profile Federal Government Department provides a vital service within their industry, to ensure that key objectives are met, maintained and adhered to.

Your new role
This Federal Government Department is seeking dynamic and highly skilled individual's to perform tasks inclusive of, but not limited the following;

  • Preparing the department's annual financial statements including high quality and comprehensive supporting reconciliations and workpapers
  • Preparing monthly financial statements at the program or outcome level
  • Management of the month-end ledger close process
  • Management of the department's asset register
  • Cash and appropriation management
  • Managing the department's taxation obligations
  • Reviewing and developing high quality and fit for purpose accounting policies and position papers
  • Maintaining professional working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders including the Department of Finance, the Australian National Audit Office and portfolio entities
  • Providing high quality financial reporting and accounting advice to internal and external stakeholders

What you'll need to succeed
You will be required to have proven success working in a similar role using SAP or TechnologyOne. You must have or be working towards CA or CPA qualifications, excellent written and verbal communication skills and a proactive attitude with strong interpersonal skills.
You are also required to hold a current security clearance or have the ability to obtain.

What you'll get in return
A supportive, cooperative team environment with effective leadership, complimented by a competitive salary offering & associated benefits of working within the APS.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, call Mark Robson on 0428441245 or email mark.robson@hays.com.au

Candidates looking for an S26 Transfer are strongly encouraged to apply.

If this job isn't quite right for you though you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion and visit our website www.hays.com.au to review our current list of available positions.

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