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Accountant

  • Location

    Sydney

  • Sector:

    Management Accountant

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    $80,000 - $90,000

  • Contact:

    Will Dansey

  • Contact email:

    william.dansey@edwardmann.com.au

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-05

  • Consultant:

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Edward Mann are recruiting for a Government agency based in Central Sydney City. The position is an Accountant on an initial 6-month FTC, with the possibility of extending to permanent following the initial period.

It is paying up to 90k + Super. Candidates must be able to start before the end of March, 1-2 weeks notice at a maximum.

 

Key Responsibilities
 

  • Assisting in the preparation of the Monthly financial statements (P&L, Balance sheet, cash flow), including general ledger analysis, preparation and posting of journals, and investigation of variances against forecast.
  • Preparation of Monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Assisting in regular and accurate reporting of corporate credit cards.
  • Assisting in the monthly update on the full year forecast, for reporting to the Executive Leadership Team
  • Assisting in the production of the portfolio Budget statement and Mid-Year Economic Fiscal Outlook, for submission to the Department of Finance.
  • Assisting with queries or submissions requested by other Government bodies, including Department of Finance and Portfolio Head.
  • Assisting in the preparation of the year end accounts and statutory accounts.
  • Assisting in the external year end and ongoing internal audit processes. Engaging with both the internal and external audit teams and the provision of any requested information.
  • Assisting with asset maintenance, including allocation of mobile devices.
  • Assisting with BOC minutes and other committee reporting.
  • Assisting in the monthly payroll process, including reconciliation of payroll to the general ledger, and employee entitlements review.
  • Preparation of the monthly superannuation and PAYG payment.
  • Preparation of the monthly Business Activity Statement return.
  • Review and analysis of open purchase orders, and project costing
  • Review of fortnightly bank reconciliation.
  • Providing support to the accounts payable officer as required.
  • Assisting with monthly reporting including travel and project costing
  • Assisting in the continuous review of finance policies and procedures.
  • Engaging with the whole organisation on any queries or requests made to the finance team.


Candidate Requirements:
 

  • Tertiary financial or accounting qualification, although those not studying or qualified by experience will still be considered.
  • Experience using MYOB or a similar system
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including an ability to effectively and concisely communicate complex financial concepts to diverse audience
  • All employees must be Australian citizens and must obtain and hold an Australian Government Security Vetting Agency (AGSVA) - Baseline security clearance.